Heritage News & Events 12.4.19

Coach Trip to Athy Heritage Centre & Shackleton Museum
South Kilkenny Historical Society has a coach trip to Athy Heritage Centre and Shackleton Museum, Duckett’s Grove and Huntington Castle on Saturday 18th May. Cost: €50 includes coach, entrance and tour guide fees and evening meal in Carlow. Further information edsynnott@yahoo.co.uk or 086 8124349

Nature Talk
Birdwatch Ireland Kilkenny will host a talk on nature and the environment on Tuesday 30th April @8pm in the Clubhouse Hotel. The talk will be followed by the Kilkenny Branch AGM. Further details patandmarydurkin@gmail.com

2 day trip to Trim & the Boyne Valley
Kilkenny Archaeological Society has a 2 day coach outing to Trim and the Boyne Valley on Wednesday & Thursday 15th & 16th May. Further details reception@rothehouse.com

Irish Crayfish Seminar
The National Biodiversity Data Centre, co-hosted by the Marine Institute, will hold a seminar on Irish crayfish and the outbreaks of Crayfish Plague in Ireland on 21st-22nd May in the Marine Institute, Oranmore, Co. Galway. Invited speakers from across Ireland and Europe will give a series of talks on many aspects of crayfish ecology and what is known about the disease. Attendance is free but places need to be booked by May 13th. Further details https://events.eventzilla.net/e/irish-crayfish-seminar-2138750975?resp=on&dateid=2138450064