Heritage News & Events 14.11.19

Public Works Wall built in the 1840's (photo courtesy of Edward Moran)

‘Climate Change – On Care for Our Common Home’ talk
The Home Rule Club will host a lecture titled ‘Climate Change – On Care for Our Common Home’ with speaker Fr. Sean McDonagh, Colombian missionary priest, eco theologian and author, on Saturday 16th November @8pm in the Redmond Room, Home Rule Club, Johns Quay, Kilkenny.

Trip to Tacumshin and Lady’s Island Lake
Birdwatch Ireland Kilkenny Branch invites you to join them on a pleasant day trip to Tacumshin and Lady’s Island Lake in Wexford on Saturday 16th November. Tacumshin Lake, a favourite with bird watchers, is a large mosaic of wetlands. Meet at Kilkenny Castle gates at 9.30am for car pooling. Bring suitable rain gear and a picnic. For further details contact birdwatchkilkenny@gmail.com

‘Law, Language & Injustice’
South Kilkenny Historical Society conclude their autumn series of lectures with ‘Law, Language & Injustice’: Myles Joyce & the Maamtrasna Trials, 1882 with speaker Professor Margaret Kelleher on Thursday 28th November @ 8pm  in Mullinavat Parish Hall, Mullinavat. Free admission. All are welcome. For further details email edsynnott@yahoo.co.uk

Heritage Ireland 2030 – Keeping you in the picture
The Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Josepha Madigan TD has published an analysis of the 2100 submissions received during the recent Heritage Ireland 2030 public consultation. This will be used to inform the new National Heritage Plan (Heritage 2030). Thanks to everyone in Kilkenny who made a submission or attended one of the public meetings. See https://www.chg.gov.ie/app/uploads/2019/11/hi2030-analysis-of-submissions-received-through-public-consultation.pdf