Heritage News & Events 16.10.18

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Kilkenny Field Names Training and Support Workshop Dunnamaggan
The Kilkenny Field Names Recording Project, with the aim of encouraging wider participation in the project, will host a Training and Support Workshop, for interested parties, in the Old Schoolhouse, Dunnamaggan on Monday 22nd October @ 8pm. A short film produced by the project, “Naming Ground” will also be shown. All are welcome. http://kilkennyheritage.ie/2017/08/kilkenny-field-name-recording-project-2/
St. Canice’s Cathedral autumn programme
As part of their autumn programme, St. Canice’s Cathedral will host a talk on the Kilkenny Field Name project by Dearbhala Ledwidge, Heritage Officer, Kilkenny County Council and Alan Counihan, Project Coordinator, on Friday 26th October @1pm. Light refreshments. Admission: €5. Further details http://www.stcanicescathedral.ie/events-diary-page.html
The Whispering Fields film launch
The Kilkenny Field Name Recording Project invites you to the premiere of The Whispering Fields, a short film by Kevin Hughes, based on field name recording in Clontubrid, Gathabawn and Lisdowney, Co. Kilkenny, on Friday 2nd November @ 8.15pm in Lisdowney National School, Lisdowney, Co. Kilkenny. All are welcome.
Table Quiz
Kilkenny Archaeological Society will host a table quiz on Wednesday 7th Nov @8pm in Bollards, Kieran’s Street in aid of the Rothe House Trust. Further details http://kilkennyarchaeologicalsociety.ie/event-page/
“Many Happy Returns- Memories of Childhood”
Kilkenny Archaeological Society will host a storytelling talk, by twin sisters Jane and Caroline Blunden, of their childhood growing up at Castle Blunden, Kilkenny, on Thursday Nov 15th @7.30pm in Rothe House.  From the nursery to New York City, they describe what it was like to grow up in a Big House in the 50’s and 60’s in Ireland.  Tickets: €11. Bookings at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/caroline-and-jane-blunden-many-happy-returns-memories-of-childhood-tickets-50861193198?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Do Borders Matter?’
A one day conference, supported by the Heritage Council and the Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade, titled ‘Do Borders Matter? The Role of Museums and Heritage in Crossing the Line’, will be held in the County Museum, Dundalk on Thursday 25th October. This day of ideas, discussions and entertainment will look at the potential of shared history and heritage. Tickets: €20. Further details at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/do-borders-matter-tickets-50643316523