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Events

Medieval Day

Dave Swift, Claíomh Living History, describes the military helmets used in the 16th century.

Cork Coal Quay Festival

Now in its 10th year the Cork Coal Quay Festival is a family festival which celebrates the heart and the soul of the Coal Quay with its rich, vibrant and colourful heritage, tradition and culture in music, song and culture.

Saturday 15th of August, 1pm to 1.40pm

The River Lee and Stories from its past

Cllr. Kieran McCarthy in collaboration with Meitheal Mara

Online on Zoom and Facebook

Register here: https://forms.gle/CSu6F3owzeXzpUZg8

This online talk looks at the Cork City’s amazing development on a swamp.

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Tuesday 18th of August, 8pm to 8.40pm

Byways of Cork Harbour: Heritage Trails for small boats and kayaks

Jack O’Keeffe in collaboration with Meitheal Mara

Online on Zoom and Facebook

Register here: https://forms.gle/CSu6F3owzeXzpUZg8

Avid sailor, rower and paddler, Jack O’Keeffe, has explored Cork’s heritage water trails over the past 25 years and knows them like the back of his hand. In this online talk he will guide you along the Owenabue River and Drakes Pool into Carrigaline; into Douglas, along the Glashaboy River into Glanmire; into Slatty water, through the Bellvelley Channel to the north of Great Island, and along the Ballynacurra River to Middleton and look at some wonders by Rostellan Aghada and Cobh. 

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Saturday 22nd of August

Bridges of Cork: Heritage Treasure Hunt

Cllr. Kieran McCarthy in collaboration with Meitheal Mara

Meet Cllr. Kieran McCarthy at National Monument, Grand Parade, Cork, between 1pm-1.30pm, no booking required. Bring a pen.

Suitable for all ages, approx. 2hr walk, mixed footpaths on city’s quays.

On meeting Kieran, he will give you a self-guided walking and heritage treasure hunt trail to follow around the historic bridges of Cork City Centre island. Discover the city’s unique relationship with the River Lee. 

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