Tuesday, 12 June 2012

Doolin Heritage Weekend 16th – 17th June

Doolin Heritage Weekend, Russell Cultural Centre, Doolin, County Clare. Two days of talks on the Archaeology of the Burren, Built Heritage and Conservation Heritage Walks and Site Visit to Killilagh Church, Doolin. A ‘Doolin Heritage’ initiative to benefit the Killilagh Church Window Restoration Projec.

Saturday 16th June 2012, 10.15am

“Killilagh Church– the story so far” Joseph McCooey, Field Archaeologist and member Doolin Heritage Committee

“Archaeology and everyday life, finding the right balance” Christine Grant, Archaeologist, National Monuments Service

“Building Technology and Practice in Mediaeval Ireland” Risteard (Dick) UaCróinín, Architectural Conservation Officer, Clare Co. Council

“Archaeological Excavation at Caherconnell” Graham Hull, Director, TVAS Archaeology, Ireland Ltd.

Keynote Speaker - Dr. Peter Harbison “12th-Century Pilgrimage in the Burren”

Sunday 17th June 2012 10.30am

“The Power and Symbolism of Axes in Prehistory and the significance of Fisher Street, Doolin” Dr. Carleton Jones, Lecturer in Prehistoric Archaeology, NUIG

“Medieval Churches and their survival” Simon Large, Field Archaeologist

“2012 Excavation at Fanoremore” Michael Lynch, Field Monument Advisor, Co. Clare

Presentation on Local Monuments of interest Mattie Shannon, Doolin Heritage Committee

Heritage Walks and Site Visit to Killilagh Church
Please note that places on the walks and the site visits are limited. Appropriate clothing and footwear essential.
Door Admission: €15 one day, €25 for two days (includes walks and site visit)
 For further details, check Facebook page
or contact seosamh33@eircom.net

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