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Graveyard Seminar - 15 June 2006 Keadeen Hotel


Caring for God’s Acre


THE CARE & CONSERVATION OF


HISTORIC GRAVEYARDS


Caring for God’s Acre


 


Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge,

Thursday 15th June 2006

 

The aims of this seminar are to provide the participants with a knowledge of the main provisions of legislation, policy and procedure relating to the graveyards and to offer advice to those caring for or maintaining graveyards. There is no charge for this seminar but places are limited so booking is essential.

 

To book please complete this booking form (available through Bridget Loughlin) and return by Thursday 8th June to:

Bridget Loughlin

Heritage Of. cer, Kildare County Council, Áras Chill Dara,

Devoy Park, Naas, Co Kildare.

Tel: 045 980791, email: heritageofficer@kildarecoco.ie

 

This seminar also hopes to promote best practice in the management of natural, built and cultural heritage in historic graveyards and to raise awareness of the diverse heritage contained in these graveyards. This is an action of the County Kildare Heritage Plan 2005-2009

 

THE CARE & CONSERVATION OF HISTORIC GRAVEYARDS


9.30-10.10 Registration

 

10.00-10.10 Welcome by Ger Smith, Chairman of County

Kildare Heritage Forum

 

10.10-10.40 "Graveyard Management Legislative

Framework & Archaeological Considerations"

Victor Buckley, National Monuments Section,

Dept of Environment, Heritage & Local Government

 

10.40-11.10 "Graveyards Full of life" -Ecology of Graveyards

Eanna Ni Lamhna, Freelance Botanist & Journalist

 

11.10-11.40 Tea/Coffee

 

11.40-12.10 "Conservation of Architectural & Ecclesiastical Ruins"

JohnCronin & Associates

 

12.10-12.40 "Symbols of Death- Recording Graveyard Memorials" -

Offaly Graveyard Recording Project

Amanda Pedlow, Offaly Heritage Officer

 

12.40-1.00 Open forum – Questions and Answers,

Chaired by Cllr. Seamus Moore

This free seminar is sponsored by Kildare County Council &

The Heritage Council.

A seminar on the care and conservation of graveyards will be held on the 15 June 2006 in the Keadeen Hotel. It is organised by the Co. Kildare Heritage Officer, Bridget Loughlin, and is an action of the County Kildare Heritage Plan. The event is sponsored by Kildare Co. Council and the Heritage Council.


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