Cumann Seandalaiochta agus Staire Phort Lairge

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Upcoming Outing to St Mullins Sunday 28th August 2022

 The last of our summer outings will take place on Sunday 28th August in St Mullins, County Carlow.

We will be shown the historic sites of St Mullins by Ann Doyle of St Mullins Heritage Centre.

Meet at 2.30 pm at the graveyard gate.

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Heritage Week Event - Mini Lectures

Join us for our Heritage Week special,  mini-lectures delivered by members of the society this Friday 19th August at 6 pm in St Patrick's Gateway Centre.

The speakers will be : 
Joe Falvey : The rich heritage of Waterford streets,
Bill Walsh : A Stone Upon A Stone
Monica Cahillane: The development of New Street 
BĂ©atrice Payet : Samuel Barker's Exotic Gardens
Simon Dowling : Reconstructing Waterford's Lost Cathedral

Open to all, free entrance as part of Heritage Week. 

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Upcoming Outing Sunday 7th August : Stradbally with Cian Flaherty and Ben Murtagh

Join us this Sunday afternoon for a guided visit of beautiful Stradbally Village.

We will be shown around by archaeologist Ben Murtagh and historian Cian Flaherty. 

Starting in the Square, we will learn about the development of the present village in the late 18th/early 19th century, before heading up Church Lane for a tour of the medieval parish church and adjoining graveyard. This will be followed by a visit to the Woodhouse Museum, after which we will return to the village via Stradbally Cove.

Meet in The Square, Stradbally at 2:30 pm

The Waterford Archaeological and Historical Society, Ireland.
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