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Heritage Week in Cork City (17-25 August 2019)

Heritage Week in Cork City takes place from the 17th to the 25th of August. This celebration of Cork City’s Heritage is coordinated by Cork City Council with the support of the Heritage Council.

Join us in sharing and celebrating Cork City’s cultural, built and natural heritage at these family friendly free and fun events.

Cork Heritage Open Day is a unique event, which will happen on Saturday the 17th of August 2019 and celebrates the amazing architecture and history of the Built Heritage in the Cork City Region. For more information on the buildings that are open and the many events happening on the day logon to www.corkheritageopenday.ie

Cork City Council is delighted to announce that they are providing Irish Sign Language interpretation for the following events as part of Cork Heritage Open Day and Heritage Week.

Saturday, August 17th
11 am                    Vibes and Scribes - Children’s Book Reading

2.10 pm                 Cork Savings Bank tour, Lavitts Quay

Wednesday, August 21st 
12 noon                 Hollyhill Library, Talk on Terence McSwiney

To book, please contact heritage@corkcity.ie

Other events happening during Cork City Heritage Week include:-

Tuesday, 20th August

Lunchtime Cycle Tour “Four Cities”

Meet at 1pm at Grand Parade (outside Bishop Lucey Park)

This tour explores the historical, economic, cultural and built heritage of the development of the City with a focus on this year’s Heritage Week theme of “Pastimes and Past Times”.

Thursday, 22nd August

Evening Walking Tour “Islands of Cork”

Meet at 7pm at Grand Parade (outside Bishop Lucey Park)

This tour explores the historical, economic, cultural and built heritage of the development of the City with a focus on this year’s Heritage Week theme of “Pastimes and Past Times”.

For further details on events in your area you can log onto www.heritageweek.ie or download the brochure below.