NATIONAL HERITAGE WEEK LIBRARY EVENTS

by ehistoryadmin on August 16, 2017

National Heritage Week 19-27 August 2017

Library Events

19 August SATURDAY

11 a.m. Newbridge Library: The Book of Kildare and Other Stories – 25 GEMS from the Co. Kildare Local History Collection – a display/exhibition and talk on 25 unusual and little known items from the Local History Collection in Co. Kildare. Part of Creative Ireland: Kildare.

Another brick in the wall, week-long exhibition of local and countrywide Irish bricks, by Liam Kenny.

20 August SUNDAY:

2-5 p.m. Kildare Cathedral: Medieval Miscellany – A feast of Music, song, and story – Mario Corrigan et. al. Part of Creative Ireland Kildare.

21 August MONDAY

8.30 p.m. Kill Parish Hall: Thomas Ashe. Another Martyr for old Ireland, by James Durney, Kill Local History Group.

22 August TUESDAY

7 p.m. Maynooth Library: The Book of Kildare and Other Stories – 25 GEMS from the Co. Kildare Local History Collection – a display/exhibition and talk on 25 unusual and little known items from the Local History Collection in Co. Kildare. Part of Creative Ireland: Kildare.

8 p.m. Clane Library: in association with Clane Local History Group A century of GAA in Clane and Co. Kildare, by Eoghan Corry.

23 August WEDNESDAY

3 p.m. Naas Library: The Book of Kildare and Other Stories – 25 GEMS from the Co. Kildare Local History Collection – a display/exhibition and talk on 25 unusual and little known items from the Local History Collection in Co. Kildare. Part of Creative Ireland: Kildare.

7 p.m. Kilcullen Library: The Book of Kildare and Other Stories – 25 GEMS from the Co. Kildare Local History Collection – a display/exhibition and talk on 25 unusual and little known items from the Local History Collection in Co. Kildare. Part of Creative Ireland: Kildare.

8 p.m. Elm Hall, Celbridge: Insight into Art O’Connor by Jim Doyle, Elm Hall Heritage Group.

24 August THURSDAY:

10:30am-12:30pm. Maynooth Library: Straw Craft Workshop run by Straw craft Ireland.

11 a.m. Athy Library: The Book of Kildare and Other Stories – 25 GEMS from the Co. Kildare Local History Collection – a display/exhibition and talk on 25 unusual and little  known items from the Local History Collection in Co. Kildare. Part of Creative Ireland: Kildare.

11-12.30 p.m. Naas Library: 8-10 years. Paint a horse on a country track – all materials supplied.

1-2.30 p.m. Naas Library 11-14 years. Paint a horse on a country track – all materials supplied.

7.15 p.m. Leixlip Library. The Book of Kildare and Other Stories – 25 GEMS from the Co. Kildare Local History Collection – a display/exhibition and talk on 25 unusual and little known items from the Local History Collection in Co. Kildare. Part of Creative Ireland: Kildare.

7.00 p.m. Monasterevin Library: Thomas Ashe. Another Martyr for old Ireland, by James Durney

25 August FRIDAY

11 a.m. Kilcock Library. The Book of Kildare and Other Stories – 25 GEMS from the Co. Kildare Local History Collection – a display/exhibition and talk on 25 unusual and little known items from the Local History Collection in Co. Kildare. Part of Creative Ireland: Kildare.

14.30 p.m. Naas Library: Clare Coughlan from DCU will give a demo on two online resources: Meitheal Dúchas.ie and Meitheal Logainm.ie

26 August SATURDAY

11 a.m. Kildare Library: The Book of Kildare and Other Stories – 25 GEMS from the Co. Kildare Local History Collection – a display/exhibition and talk on 25 unusual and little known items from the Local History Collection in Co. Kildare. Part of Creative Ireland: Kildare.

15.00 p.m. Castledermot Library: The Book of Kildare and Other Stories – 25 GEMS from the Co. Kildare Local History Collection – a display/exhibition and talk on 25 unusual and little known items from the Local History Collection in Co. Kildare. Part of Creative Ireland: Kildare.

 

 

 

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