Heritage News & Events 2.11.18

Ireland after the Rising 1916-1919
Graiguenamanagh Historical Society will host a lecture “Ireland after the Rising 1916-1919” by Dr. Noreen Higgins McHugh on Thursday 8th Nov @8pm in Graiguenamanagh Library.  Dr. Higgins McHugh is a Tipperary historian who has previously lectured on such topics as genealogy and the Tithe Wars. All are welcome. Contact daithifloinn@gmail.com for further details.

Dig Conference Kilkenny – Free Events
As part of their Dig conference the Heritage Council are hosting two free events.
Bigger than history
A lecture by Prof. Brian Fagan, University of California on Monday 5th Nov @7pm in The Set Theatre. Brian will take the audience on a journey across the world showing how archaeology has impacted on our identity, the development of nation states and the economy.
The influence of archaeology on Cartoon Saloon’s creative process
An interview with Tomm Moore, Creative Director of Cartoon Saloon on Tuesday, 6th Nov @7pm in The Set Theatre. Tomm will explain how and why archaeology was part of their creative process.  Tickets can be booked at https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/dig-the-value-of-archaeology-for-society-and-the-economy-kilkenny-tickets-49948165307?fbclid=IwAR1oYIeRdUlIMKq8-hkp_xUiUDU0wR_370I9smAMq5_LjhSOk0lKYXP6zDE

Opening up Cultural Collections
The Council of National Cultural Institutions Cataloguing & Digitisation sub-committee has opened registration for its annual seminar titled Opening up Cultural Collections: Providing access in a digital environment on Thursday 22nd Nov from 9.30am-1pm in The National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin.  The seminar is free but places are limited. Bookings: https://nationalgallery.ticketsolve.com/shows/873595704?_ga=2.7307898.934833850.1539594681-1228864516.1539333833