Doolin Heritage Weekend
Date: 16th - 17th June, 2012
Time: Starts Saturday at 10:15am
Ten speakers, highly respected in the field of archaeology and conservation will form the main body of the programme of Doolin Heritage Weekend.
The keynote speaker will be Dr. Peter Harbison, with a talk on '12th Century Pilgrimage in the Burren'.
Dr. Carleton Jones, Professor of Archaeology at NUIG, will give a talk on 'The power and symbolism of axes in prehistory and the significance of Fisherstreet, Doolin'.
Other speakers over the Doolin Heritage Weekend will include:
- Risteard Ua Crónín, Conservation Officer with Clare Co. Council
- Christine Grant, National Monuments Service
- Simon Large, Archaeologist
The main objective of the weekend is to raise awareness both locally and nationally of the need to conserve and restore heritage buildings in the Doolin area, commencing with work to Killilagh Church window and with an archaeological survey of Toomullin Church.
To download the full programme schedule, click here [PDF 124KB].
For further information contact:
Doolin Heritage Committee
Mobile: (086) 8754604