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The Leitrim Heritage office in conjunction with Creative Ireland and artist Vanya Lambrecht Ward invite you to come and Talk Shop. In a shop on Main Street of Carrick-on-Shannon (beside Lena’s Tea room), you will find us for a short period leading up to and during Heritage week.

This temporary shop will serve as an exhibition, library and activities space and well as a meeting place for collecting and sharing stories and hold talks around the value of Leitrim’s shops and their facades.

SHOPTALK will be hosting a public talk on the 21st of August. Our panel of invited experts Alison Harvey (Heritage Council), Dr Arthur Parkinson (UCD), Fintan Duffy (DHB Architects) and host Carole Coleman(RTE) will discuss elements around the topics of conservation and planning and cultural heritage. Booking is advised for this event.

The public are  invited to come to share stories and ideas, try your hand at signwriting or tiles design or find information at our specially curated library. SHOPTALK will Open on the 15th of August 6pm with a talk by Cllr. Finola Armstrong-McGuire, photographer Brian Farrell and sign-writer Gerry McGarrgle.

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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