Aspects of the Curragh Seminar
The Garden Room, Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co. Kildare.
Saturday 16 November 2018
8.50 a.m. Registration/Tea and Coffee
9.15 a.m. Welcome & Launch of the Journals of the Co. Kildare Archaeological Society Online by Cathaoirleach of Kildare County Council, Cllr. Suzanne Doyle
9.30 a.m. The Curragh: An Introduction– Hugh Crawford, President of the Co. Kildare Archaeological Society
9.45 a.m. The Curragh Military Camp – Lt. Col. Des Healy, curator of the Curragh Military Museum & The Rath Internment Camp – James Durney, Kildare Library Service
10.30 a.m. Racing Lodges of the Curragh – Guy Williams, author
11 a.m. Refreshments
11.30 a.m. Placenames of the Curragh – Jim Kavanagh, local historian with Bridget Loughlin, Heritage Officer Kildare County Council
12.10 p.m. The Necessity for Landscape Management Plans (with particular reference to the Phoenix Park) – Dr John McCullen, Author and former Chief Parks Superintendent of Phoenix Park
12.50 p.m. Under the Short Grass. The Archaeology of the Curragh – Noel Dunne, TII Archaeologist, Kildare County Council, National Roads Office
1.30 p.m. Lunch
2.20 p.m. Launch of Cuirreach Life – the Curragh of Kildare (2nd Edition) by Ceann Comhairle
2.30 p.m. The Curragh: Past, Present and??? - Dr. John Feehan,
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.