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The Curragh Seminar

16th Nov 2019

Age Range
13 - 17

Kadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co. Kilare

Curragh Road,
W12 T925

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 CurraghJim 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, 

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