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The Dingle Peninsula – access issue

ACCESS ISSUE Earlier this year, 2015, The Collins Press published The Dingle Peninsula – A Walking Guide . On page 68 the description of the start of Route 14, Ballyduff to...

Tom Crean and Princess Grace

Friday 13 November 2015, 7.30 p.m., Princess Grace Irish Library, 9 rue Princesse Marie-de-Lorraine, Monaco-Ville, MC 98000, Principality of Monaco Polar historian Michael Smith will...

Loss of the oldest surviving Blasket Islander

All at The Collins Press were saddened to learn of the passing of Michael Carney, Micheál Ó Cearna, author of From the Great Blasket Island to America . Our sincere sympathies...

The little boat that could ...

30 August 1916, Elephant Island, Antarctica! Ninety-nine years ago, Shackleton rescued the twenty-two men left on Elephant Island after the loss of the Endurance . After leaving the men...

Industrial Archaeology of Ireland at Heritage Week 2015

The theme of this year's National Heritage Week is Industrial and Design Heritage and Colin Rynne is the leading authority on Ireland's industrial archaeology so his talks in Counties Cork,...

Doorstep Wilderness at Heritage Week 2015

Wednesday 26 August 2015, 12 p.m., Trinity College Zoological Museum , Zoology Department, Trinity College, Dublin Dubliner and wildlife photographer Paul Hughes has spent almost a...

Stepping into History at Heritage Week 2015

Monday 24 August 2015, 6.30 p.m., Coolock Library, Barryscourt Road, Kilmore, Dublin For Heritage Week 2015, Lisa Marie Griffith will take people on a journey through the social,...

Pilgrim Paths at Heritage Week 2015

Monday 24 August 2015, 8.00 p.m., Cabragh Wetlands Centre, Holycross Road, Thurles, County Tipperary Walking guide leader and author John G. O'Dwyer will give a lecture and slide...

Rory Gallagher & Heritage Week 2015

Saturday 22 August 2015, 3 .30 p.m., Cork City Library, Grand Parade, Cork Rory Gallagher biographer Marcus Connaughton will lead a walking tour of Rory's life in Cork to celebrate...

Ger McDonnell Charity Cycle 2015

Saturday 8 August 2015, Kilcornan to Doolin The annual Ger McDonnell Charity Cycle will take part on Saturday 8 August, cycling from  Kilcornan, County Limerick, to Doolin,...

Shackleton in Carnegie Arts Centre

Thursday 16 July 2015, 7.30 p.m., Carnegie Arts Centre, Kenmare, County Kerry Polar expert and biographer Michael Smith will bring Ernest Shackleton's story to life with an illustrated...

West Cork Literary Festival

Wednesday 15 July 2015, 2.30 p.m., Maritime Hotel, Bantry, County Cork Michael Smith will be in Bantry for this year's West Cork Literary Festival – he'll discuss Ernest...

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