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Heritage Week 2022

13 – 21 August 2022

Join us for Heritage week this year for our Library lunch-time lecture series Sisters II as we continue the celebration of sisterhood by exploring the lives and achievements of four families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life.  This second series of popular lectures kicks off on 17 August with the talk on the seventeenth-century Boyle sisters and their letters by Dr Ann-Maria Walsh, Marie Skłodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellow at Queen’s University Belfast. The Irish Towns Atlas will be in Westport, Waterford and Dublin. First off on the 15 August is the Westport walking tour and introduction to the Irish Historic Towns Atlas of Westport with authors Siobhán Sexton, Eamon O'Flaherty and Jennifer Moore will give an outline of the IHTA which will all take place in Clew Bay Heritage Centre. Followed by a lecture with Howard Clarke, MRIA with Dublin City Council and the Local Authority Waters Programme on 15 August (tbc). In Waterford on the 17 August there will be an IHTA workshop with Waterford librarians in the Waterford Central Library  and that evening we will launch IHTA no. 30, Dungarvan by John Martin who will then give a lecture on Dungarvan in Dungarvan Library. 

Sisters II continues the celebration of sisterhood by exploring the lives and achievements of another four families of sisters who made their mark on Irish life.

Sisters II lecture series »

Join the IHTA in Westport as part of the Westport Historical Society Walking Tour and Talk. 

Irish Historic Towns Atlas Westport: Tour & Talk »

Launch and lecture of IHTA Dungarvan in Dungarvan Library followed by a lecture by the author, John Martin.

Launch and lecture of IHTA Dungarvan »