Posts tagged with ‘Heritage’

  • Guided tour of Elizabeth fort for Cork Harbour Festival

    Guided Tour of Elizabeth Fort

    - by Joya

    • June 2, 2018 - June 10, 2018
      13:00 - 13:45

    With Elizabeth Fort. Take a guided tour of Elizabeth Fort, the 17th century star-shaped fortification in Cork City centre. Hear about the history of the fort with particular reference to its connection to all things maritime. This fort has an immense link to the harbour and the maritime history of Cork City. It was built (more…)

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    Address:
    Barrack Street, Cork City


  • The Story of Cork's Bridges for Cork Harbour Festival

    The Story of Cork’s Bridges

    - by Joya

    • June 9, 2018
      14:30 - 16:30

    With Cllr. Kieran McCarthy. Starts at National Monument, Grand Parade. A historical walking tour exploring the relationship of the River Lee and Cork City with a focus on the story of the city’s bridges. Discover the site of Cork’s earliest bridging points, the bridges of eighteenth century expansion and nineteenth century bridging structures. Suitable for (more…)

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    Address:
    Cork City


  • Prisoners of Spike Exhibition for Cork Harbour Festival

    Spike Island: People and Place 1847-1883

    - by Joya

    • June 6, 2018
      10:30 - 17:00
    • June 7, 2018
      10:30 - 17:00
    • June 8, 2018
      10:30 - 17:00
    • June 9, 2018
      13:00 - 17:00
    • June 10, 2018
      13:00 - 17:00

    (Closed Mon-Tues). With Sirius Arts Centre. The exhibition features visual records of Spike Island in the Victorian era along with a selection of personal narratives drawn from the book ‘Too Beautiful for Thieves and Pickpockets: A history of the Victorian Convict Prison on Spike Island’ by Cal McCarthy and Barra O’Donnabhain. FREE Public Talk Sat (more…)

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    The Old Yacht Club, Cobh, Co. Cork


  • Titanic Centre Experience with Cork Harbour Festival

    Titanic Experience

    - by Joya

    • June 2, 2018 - June 10, 2018
      09:00 - 18:00

    With Titanic Experience. Check in at the historic White Star Line Ticket Office and enter the 19th century on board the Titanic. This is the exact location where the last 123 passengers joined Titanic on its fateful maiden voyage. Be taken on a virtual and immersive journey and discover the tragedies and triumphs behind their (more…)

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    Address:
    White Star Line Building,, 20 Casement Square, Cobh, Co. Cork


  • Queenstown Story for Cork Harbour Festival

    The Queenstown Story Exhibition

    - by Joya

    • June 2, 2018 - June 10, 2018
      09:30 - 17:00

    With Cobh Heritage Centre. The Queenstown Story takes the visitor on a journey walking in the footsteps of our emigrant ancestors, where 3 million Irish people departed for distant shores. The exhibition brings the accounts of Irish Emigration from Cork Harbour in the early 1600’s to the 1950’s to life. Immerse yourself in the stories (more…)

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    Address:
    Cobh, Co. Cork


  • Elizabeth Fort heritage cork

    Recovery and Valorisation of Maritime, Military and Industrial Atlantic Heritage Seminar

    - by Joya

    • June 6, 2018
      09:30 - 13:00

    With Cork City Council. Part of the EU Atlantic Area MMIAH project, which concerns the recovery and valorisation of maritime, military and industrial Atlantic heritage (MMIAH) assets in coastal locations along the Atlantic fringe. In Cork city, the focus of attention for this project is Elizabeth Fort. The seminar will cover industrial archaeological heritage; current (more…)

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    Address:
    City Hall, Anglesea Street, Cork


  • Camden Fort Meagher

    - by Clare

  • Elizabeth Fort

    - by Clare

  • Sirius Arts Centre

    - by Clare

  • Spike Island

    - by Clare