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Athy Heritage Centre & Museum
Heritage Week Events
24/08/2008 - 31/08/2008
Military Medal Fair
On Sunday 24/08/2008            Times: 11am - 4pm
‘The Forgotten Heroes of South Kildare’ talk by Frank Taaffe
Tue 26 /08/2008                      Times: 7.30pm
Exhibit of Winning Works From ‘Spirit of Athy’ Art Competition
Theme for this year is Athy Architecture and the closing date is Fri 15th August. The competition is open to children and adults. The winning works will be exhibited during Heritage Week. Children’s Categories

Irish Wildlife Exhibition
This is a photographic exhibition of Irish birds, mammals and insects in their native habitats will be exhibited daily during Heritage week.
Other Details: The Museum itself is Situated in the early 18th Century Town Hall, the centre traces the history of Athy and Major International events through historical artefacts, graphic panels, photographs, and through an audio visual displays which can be view in our 30 seated audio room and can be heard through our audio guides in Irish, English, French and Polish. The museum boasts the only permanent exhibition to Sir Ernest Shackleton, the South Pole explorer in the county of his birth.
It is Child Friendly, has Wheelchair Access, Car parking is Available. There is Retail outlets, Restaurants, Cafe and picnic areas within walking distance.                                                                                                                                                                                                     Athy is on the main train and bus route
Contact Address: Athy Heritage Centre & Museum, Town Hall, Emily Square, Athy, Co. Kildare
Email: athyheritage@eircom.net  Website: www.athyheritagecentre_museum.ie
Telephone: 0598633075
Fax: 0598633076

Athy Heritage Centre have posted details of events for Heritage Week 2008

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