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July 24, 2007

Heritage Week in Athy

Heritage Week @ Athy Heritage Centre & Museum

Saturday 25th August to Sunday 2nd September 2007

  • Heritage Week opens on Friday 24th August at 3.30 p.m. with the Presentation of Prizes in both our children and adult Heritage Week Art Competition.  The theme for this year’s competition was the “Nimrod Expedition” The winning entries will be on display for the whole of Heritage Week. They will also be on display during our 7th Ernest Shackleton Autumn School which is held on the October Bank Holiday.
  • On Saturday 25th from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.  a  Military Medal  Fair will take place in the Heritage Centre-Museum
  • Thursday 30th August the at 7 p.m. the  official  Opening of Jacinta Crowley-Long’s Art Exhibition ‘Lost and Found’ This exhibition will run until  Friday September 14th.
  • Friday 14th September 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. “Women’s Integrate Network Craft Exhibition” 
  • Also Daily Exhibitions and audio visual focusing on Ernest Shackleton, Gordon  Bennett 1903 Motor Race, WWI, the Canals among others can be seen.               

Athy Heritage Centre-Museum
Emily Square
Co. Kildare

Tel: 0598633075