Doolin Heritage Weekend

21 June 2013 - 23 June 2013
20:00 - 17:00


Doolin Heritage Weekend

Doolin Heritage Weekend 21st to 23rd June 2013, Russell Cultural Centre, Doolin, Co. Clare. A ‘Doolin Heritage’ initiative to benefit the Killilagh Church Restoration Project.

Talks on Archaeology, Conservation, Local History and Folklore Site Visit to Killilagh Church, Heritage Walks, Bronze Smelting, Experimental Archaeology and more.

Commencing Friday 21st June at 8pm., Saturday 22nd June at 10.15am and Sunday 23rd June at 11.00am. Door Admission: €8 Friday, €10 Saturday, €15 for 3 days, inclusive of walks and site visits.

Friday 21st June, 2013,

8pm Folklore and Storytelling of the Doolin Area Eddie Stack. Cuimhneamh an Chlair Clare Oral History & Folklore Project Tomas Mac Conmara.

Saturday 22nd June 2013,

10.15am Killilagh Church– The Story so Far and Graveyard Survey Update Joseph McCooey, Field Archaeologist and member Doolin Heritage Committee

Anthropology of Doolin, including the MacNamaras – a special feature for the year of The Gathering Sean O’Connor, member of Doolin Heritage Committee

Mining in Doolin Richie Jones, member of Doolin Heritage Committee

Tower Houses of North Clare Risteard (Dick) UaCroinin, Architectural Conservation Officer, Clare Co. Council

7pm at Hotel Doolin - Performance of ‘Wild Winds’ – a fusion of theatre, and music, inspired by the inner landscapes, travels and muses of Irish writers Yeats, Synge, O’Casey and Joyce. Written and performed by Eleanor Feely, actor and Etain McCooey, musician.

Sunday 23rd June 2013

Heritage Walk and Talk - Mattie Shannon

Site Visits to Killilagh Church,the McNamara Residence and Burials, Cliffs of Moher Guided Walks with Pat Sweeney

3pm at Hotel Doolin Experimental Cooking - Folacht Fia (Weather Permitting)

Please note that places on the walks and the site visits are limited. Appropriate clothing and footwear essential. For further details, check Facebook page “SAVE KILLILAGH CHURCH WINDOW DOOLIN” or contact

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