8 Jul 2012
First Call, Kieran’s Heritage Week Events, 18-25 August 2012
Saturday 18 August 2012, Historical Walking Tour of City Hall as Heritage Open Day, 10.30am, Learn about the early history of Cork City Council, Discover the development of the building and visit the Lord Mayor’s Room (duration: two hours); booking may apply, please revert back closer to the time for more information.
Tuesday 21 August 2012, Historical walking tour of Cork City with Cllr Kieran McCarthy, meet at St Finbarre’s Cathedral, 11am, free, discover the early origins of the City, learn about Cork’s former Viking age core and the Anglo-Norman Walled town (duration: two hours)
Wednesday 22 August 2012, Historical walking tour of Blackpool with Cllr Kieran McCarthy, meet at North Mon gates, Gerald Griffin Avenue, 11am, free. Explore the rich history of the area from Fair Hill to the heart of Blackpool, learn about nineteenth century shambles, schools, convents and industries (duration: two hours)
Thursday 23 August 2012, Douglas historical walking tour with Cllr Kieran McCarthy, meet at St. Columba’s Church Car Park, Douglas, 11am, free. Discover Douglas and its industrial heritage (duration: two hours)
Friday 24 August 2012, St Finbarr’s Hospital and the workhouse tour with Cllr Kieran McCarthy, meet at entrance to the hospital, 11am, learn about the life and times of the former nineteenth century workhouse on Douglas Road (duration: 2 hours)