Heritage News & Events 30.6.22

Photo courtesy of BirdWatch Ireland

Free workshops to help Swifts in Kilkenny – Reminder
Just a reminder that we still have places in our two swift workshops to train interested people in how to record swifts in towns and villages in Kilkenny. The first workshop is on Thursday 7th July @7pm in the Concert Hall, Thomastown and the 2nd workshop is on Tuesday 12th July @7pm in the Club House Hotel, Patrick St, Kilkenny.  The workshops are free but registration is required.  Please email heritage@kilkennycoco.ie to book your place.

Photo courtesy of BirdWatch Ireland

Music in the Garden
The OPW Kilkenny Castle will present their Music in the Gardens Series 2022 during the month of July and all can enjoy the brass bands in the park at 3pm on Sunday afternoons starting Sunday 3rd July.  Free performances, no booking required (seating is not provided). Further details on this series available at  https://kilkennycastle.ie/event/music-in-the-gardens-series-4/?instance_id=1602

Coach outing to Lasaerian’s Cathedral
Kilkenny Archaeological Society will host a coach outing to Carlow on Saturday 23rd July.  Departing Dean Street @10am and visiting Lasaerian’s Cathedral and Adelaide Church. Further details available at https://kilkennyarchaeologicalsociety.ie/event/coach-outing-to-carlow/

Thomas Francis Meagher Tricolour Celebration 2022
The Thomas Francis Meagher Tricolour Celebration is a cultural and historical event, which commemorates the flying of the Irish National Flag for the first time by Waterford man Thomas Francis Meagher in his native city at the Wolf Tone Confederate Club at 33 The Mall, Waterford on March 7th 1848. To celebrate this occasion a 3-day festival will be held from 1st-3rd July in Waterford. Event details are available at https://www.meagherstricolour.com/about/