Heritage week 2019 events in MÚSAEM CHORCA DHUIBHNE and in the Baile an Fheirtéaraigh area, August 2019

Heritage week 2019 events in MÚSAEM CHORCA DHUIBHNE and in the Baile an Fheirtéaraigh area, August 2019

Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne:

Sunday 18 August 10.00 am – 5.00 pm FREE ENTRY to museum

Wednesday 21, 2.30 pm – 5.00 pm ‘Creating prehistory’. Find out how archaeologists understand Ireland’s deep prehistoric past. Handle prehistoric artefacts and see the latest tools of the trade.  Normal museum entry charge applies.

Thursday 22: 2.30 pm – c. 4.00 pm. Meeting at CeannSibéal Golf Club, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh

A short guided walk at Ferriter’s Cove (CuananChaoil) learning how scientists discover and understand Ireland’s deep prehistoric past through examining the landscape. You’ll have the chance to handle prehistoric artefacts and see the latest equipment as well as a chance to create your own story based around your walk. Meet at CeannSibéal Golf Club at 14.30pm. Parking is restricted so if you plan to attend please email b.gearey@ucc.ie

All ages welcome, but this event is not suitable for those with mobility issues. Please come prepared for rough ground and wild weather, and do bring a drink and a snack if you think you might get hungry. The nearest toilet facilities are 3km away in Baile an Fheirtéaraigh.

The two above events are being organised by a team of archaeologists and scientists led by Dr Laura Basell of Queen’s University, Belfast, working on a project entitled ‘Understanding the Prehistoric Landscapes and Seascapes of the Dingle Peninsula’.

Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne:

Friday 23, 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm ‘Past Times: Past Tools’ with Orla Breslin agus Cáit Uí Rinn (bilingual event). Bring out yer old tools! Open display and chat about vintage tools used in daily life. Come tell us your stories of your favourite hand tools, whether it’s farming forks, handmade planes or bone hooks. Discussion also about candle making in bygone days.Normal museum entry charge applies.

Músaem Chorca Dhuibhne:

Sunday 25 August 10.00 am – 5.00 pm FREE ENTRY to museum

Heritage week 2019 events in MÚSAEM CHORCA DHUIBHNE
Enjoying Heritage Week in the museum

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