Adaptive towns: leadership, building reuse and place-based learning

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  • The Meadow Court Hotel, Loughrea, Co. Galway

How will your town react to change? 

The Irish Walled Towns Network are running a conference with a really strong collection of speakers who are addressing this issue head on. Confirmed talks include:

• Regenerating Tramore -  Anne Harpur, Chairperson, Tramore Development Trust
• Roscommon’s Town Teams - Colm Kelly, Economic Enterprise Department, Roscommon County Council
• Creating a digital hub in a rural town – Adrienne Harrington, CEO, Ludgate Hub
• The Books@1 initiative – Jane Feighery, Co-Founder and Head of Strategy, The Books@1 Foundation
• The Merchants House: from disused shop to tourist accommodation – Paul Gleeson, Owner, The Merchants House, Kilrush
• Use of heritage and space at the Gallery Café – Sarah Harty, Owner, the Gallery Café, Gort
• Learning about our place, from our place – Áine Bird, Education and Communications Officer, Burrenbeo

Event starts at 9.45am. Registration open at 9am.

The event is free but booking is necessary. Please email lmannix@heritagecouncil.ie to secure your place.