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Walking Tours

 June Walking Tours with Kieran, all free, 2 hours

• Tuesday 13 June, 6.45pm, Ballinlough Historical Walking Tour, meet at Beaumont BNS at Beaumont Park (finishes Ballinlough Road)

• Wednesday 14 June, 6.45pm, Douglas Historical Walking Tour, meet at St Columba’s Church Carpark,  (finishes at the Church again)

• Saturday 17 June, 12noon, Turners Cross & Ballyphehane Historical Walking Tour, meet at Christ the King Church, Turners Cross,  (finishes at Ballyphehane Park)

- Saturday 24 June 2017, Cork workhouse tour, 12noon (free, 90 minutes), meet at entrance green just inside the gates of St Finbarr’s Hospital, Douglas Road, in association with the garden fete of the Friends of St Finbarr’s Hospital

July – Forthcoming, details to be posted closer to the date

 

Kieran’s Heritage Week, 19-26 August 2017 as part of National Heritage Week, all free, 2 hours                    

Sunday, 20 August 2017, Cork Through the Ages, An introduction to the historical development of Cork City with Cllr Kieran McCarthy; meet at the National Monument, Grand Parade, 6.45pm (free, duration: two hours)

Monday 21 August 2016, Blackpool and its history, historical walking tour with Cllr Kieran McCarthy; Discover the history of education, industry and social housing, meet at the gates of North Mon School, Gerald Griffin Avenue, 6.45pm (free, duration: two hours)

Tuesday 22 August 2017, The Victorian Quarter; historical walking tour with Cllr Kieran McCarthy of the area around St Patrick’s Hill – Wellington Road and McCurtain Street; meet on the Green at Audley Place, top of St Patrick’s Hill, 6.45pm (free, duration: two hours)

Thursday 24 August 2017, The City Workhouse, historical walking tour with Cllr Kieran McCarthy; learn about the workhouse created for 2,000 impoverished people in 1841; meet at the gates of St Finbarr’s Hospital, Douglas Road, 6.45pm (free, duration: two hours)

Friday 25 August 2017, Legends and Histories of The Lough (new); historical walking tour with Cllr Kieran McCarthy, explore the local history from the Legend of the Lough to suburban development; meet at green area at northern end of The Lough, entrance of Lough Road to The Lough; 6.45pm (free, duration: two hours)

Saturday 26 August 2017, Fitzgerald’s Park; historical walking tour with Cllr Kieran McCarthy; learn about the story of the Mardyke to the great early twentieth century Cork International Exhibition, meet at band stand 1pm, note the afternoon time (free, duration: two hours)

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