7 Aug 2012
Second Call, Kieran’s Heritage Week Events, 18-25 August 2012
Kieran’s Heritage Week Events (18-25 August 2012)
Saturday 18 August 2012, Historical walking tour of City Hall with Kieran as part of Cork Heritage Open Day, 10.30am, free, meet in foyer of old building, Learn about the early history of Cork City Council, Discover the development of the building and visit the Lord Mayor’s Room (duration: 1 ¼ hours); booking applies, please see www.corkheritageopenday.ie.
Saturday 18 August 2012, Memories of the Lee Valley; historical exhibition by Kieran Discover some of the rich histories and memories of the River Lee valley. All day, as part of Water Heritage Open Day, Lifetime Lab, Lee Road, free event.
Monday 20 August 2012, Historical walking tour of Cork City with Kieran, 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).
Tuesday 21 August 2012, Historical walking tour of Blackpool with Kieran, 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: 2 hours).
Thursday 23 August 2012, Douglas historical walking tour with Kieran, meet at St. Columba’s Church Car Park, Douglas, 11am, free; Discover Douglas and its industrial heritage (duration: 2 hours).
Friday 24 August 2012, St Finbarr’s Hospital and the workhouse tour with Kieran, meet at entrance to the hospital, 11am, free; learn about the life and times of the former nineteenth century workhouse on Douglas Road (duration: 2 hours).
Saturday 25 August 2012, Views from a Park, Historical walking tour with Kieran through the site of the new regional park, formerly the Kinsale Road Landfill, 11am, free event, Carparking on site, meet at central marquee (duration: 1 ½ hours; (part of an open day with Cork City Council).