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Thursday, February 10, 2011

February Lecture: Excavations at the site of Egan's/Penney's

On Friday 25 February 2011, Mr. Dave Pollock will give a talk on the 2009 excavations which took place in Barronstrand Street in the city centre, where the new Penney's store now stands. For those who haven't been there, part of a medieval wall has been retained as a feature in the centre of the store. Check Waterford News & Star's article of April 2009.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

If Maps Could Speak, by Richard Kirwan

There will be an evening talk by Waterford Author, Richard Kirwan, entitled: If Maps Could Speak

Venue: Waterford City Hall

Date: Wednesday 16th February at 7pm

Free Admission

If Maps Could Speak was published in late 2010 and is an engaging combination of memoir, history and stories about people and places. In this presentation, Richard Kirwan a former Director of Ordnance Survey Ireland will take the audience behind the scenes into the minds and work of the early map-makers with accounts of their inventions, adventures, endurance and heroism in pre-Famine Ireland...

This free event is for a public audience and is organised as part of Waterford Engineering Week by Calmast at Waterford Institute of Technology in association with Engineers Ireland Southeast Region.

For more details see

The Waterford Archaeological and Historical Society, Ireland.
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