Various exhibitions will take place in St George's Church and the adjacent Heritage Centre during National Heritage Week
Carrick-on-Shannon Heritage Group and Carrick-on-Shannon Historical Society are presenting the following events during National Heritage Week, August 17-25, (free of charge, (071) 9621757).
Saturday, August 17 through Sunday, August 25: Various exhibitions mounted in the Church and the adjacent Heritage Centre. Video on history of Leitrim (Leitrim Enduring and Enchanting) on view in Church. Time: 11am-4pm.
A little bit of history on Carrick on Shannon old gaol. Call in during Heritage Week (17-25 August) or call in anytime and take a look at the model displayed in our Visitors Lounge. #HeritageWeek https://t.co/EuomSQeJp0 #OriginalIrishHotels pic.twitter.com/a83BtacJKH— Bush Hotel Leitrim (@hotelleitrim) August 14, 2019
Saturday, August 17 through Sunday, August 25: “Architectural Heritage: Carrick Then and Now” – an exhibition of photos, maps and mementos by Seán Gill highlighting Carrick’s varied architectural heritage. Time: 11am-4pm.
Thursday, August 22: Open House at Carrick Workhouse Attic Memorial (entrance at rear of St Patrick’s Hospital).
The Workhouse Attic has been restored to its original condition as sleeping quarters. New audio presentation and displays. (Note: Not suitable for wheelchair users or those with limited mobility; several flights of stairs involved). Open House Time: 12pm to 4.30pm.
Discover what's on in Leitrim during National Heritage Week from August 17th to 25th.— Leitrim County Council (@leitrimcoco) August 13, 2019
All events taking place throughout the county are listed here: https://t.co/0iBFD8lhYy #Leitrim #HeritageWeek pic.twitter.com/qZjbCviotI
Sunday, August 25: Carrick’s Literary Heritage – Selected readings of works by five of Carrick’s historic literary figures (Susan L Mitchell, Nora J Murray, John McGahern, Rev Canon William Slator, and MJ MacManus) by local personalities.
Exhibition of photos, biographies and list of works.
Organist Brendan Cryan will entertain prior to the readings and at the end playing St George’s 1847 Telford Pipe Organ. Time: 3pm-4.30pm.