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Archive: August, 2017

Laurence Fenton will be in the Unitarian Church on Princes Street, Cork, on Friday 25 August from 8 p.m. talking about Frederick Douglass, the escaped American slave, author and abolitionist, who visited the Unitarian Church in Cork during his tour of Ireland in 1845. This talk is part of Heritage Week 2017 .
Niall Mac Coitir 's books on the myths, legends and folklore of Ireland's trees, wild plants, animals and birds are hugely popular. Niall will give two talks during Heritage Week:  Tuesday 22 August 2017, 7.30–8.30 p.m., Offaly History Centre , County Offaly. This talk is hosted by Irish Wildlife Trust and will be about our trees...
Pádraic Fogarty will be a busy man during this year's Heritage Week! The author of Whittled Away will be talking about Ireland's vanishing nature – and the solutions to stop it disappearing – in Cork, Dublin and Galway. Tuesday 22 August: Waterstones , Patrick's Street, Cork, at 6 p.m. Wednesday 23 August: Winding Stair...
Richard Nairn is keeping busy before the publication of his new book, Dublin Bay – Nature and History , by getting involved with Heritage Week 2017. On Sunday 20 August, he will lead two walks on Ireland's Eye , exploring the landscape, seabirds, historic buildings and stories of the island. Limited numbers so booking is essential!  ...
As part of Heritage Week 2017, Rory Gallagher biographer Marcus Connaughton will lead a walking tour of Rory's Cork on Saturday 19 August, 1–2.30 p.m. Meet outside Cork City Library on Grand Parade. He will then head to Wexford on Tuesday 22 August, 7–8.30 p.m. to  give an illustrated talk in Wexford Library .
Our author John G. O'Dwyer has been instrumental in setting up Pilgrim Paths Ireland and now, for the first time, there will be guided   Pilgrim Paths walks . They'll take place during Heritage Week 2017 in Cork, Kerry, Wicklow and Mayo.   Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 August:   St Finbarr’s Pilgrim Path ,...