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  • Kildare

    For further details contact:

    Bridget Loughlin

    Heritage Officer

    Kildare County Council

    Planning Dept.

    Aras Chill Dara, Devoy Park

    Naas,

    Co Kildare

    Telephone (045) 980200

    Fax (045) 980240

    www.info@kildarecoco.ie

    www.Kildarecoco.ie

  • Heritage Week 2010 in Couny Kildare Seachtain Oidhreachta 2010 i gCo. Chill Dara Saturday 21 August to Sunday 29th August 2010

    Heritage Week is a part of a European initiative to

    encourage people to take an interest in their local Heritage.

    The aim of heritage week is to foster a greater

    understanding and awareness of our own local heritage.

    This listing of events has been complied by Kildare County

    Council.

    Most events listed here are free.

    Children are welcome but young children should be

    accompanied by an adult.

    Please dress suitably for Events.

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  • Week Long Events Kildare Town Heritage Centre, Kildare Town.

    Located in the restored Market House opposite St. Brigids Cathedral is an Exhibition telling the story of Kildare past and present.

    Date: Sat 21 August – Sat Sat 28 August (except Sun 22nd)

    Time: 9.30am - 5pm Venue: Kildare Town Heritage Centre. Admission: Free Contact: Mary Stones Telephone: 045-530672 Email: Kildaretownheritgecen@ireland.com

    Tours of St Mary's Church of Ireland Built by the Normans circa 1190, destroyed in 1317, rebuilt 15thC. Has undergone major reconstructions on at least four separate occasions. Photos of old Parish Registers dating from 1778 available to view.

    Date & Times: 21 & 22 August: 11:30 - 15:30 23 – 27 August: 14:00 - 17:00 28 & 29 August: 11:30 - 15:30

    Admission: Free Contact: Helen Ryan Address: Church of Ireland

    Parish Centre, Main Street,

    Email: sta@indigo.ie Telephone: 01 6240976

    Children's Heritage Hunt

    The Children's Heritage Hunt is a fun activity- it aim is to enthuse the curious minds of Ireland's budding little folk.

    Date & Times: 21 August: 11:30 - 15:30 22 August: 11:30 - 15:30 23 August: 14:00 - 17:00 24 August: 14:00 - 17:00 25 August: 14:00 - 17:00 26 August: 14:00 - 17:00, 27 August: 14:00 - 17:00 28 August: 11:30 - 15:30 29 August: 11:30 - 15:30

    Admission: €1.00 Contact: Margaret Walsh Address: Athy Heritage Centre/Museum.

    The Town Hall, Emily Square, Athy Email: athyheritage@eircom.net

    athyheritage@eircom.net Telephone: 059 8633075

    Heritage Week 2010 in Couny Kildare Saturday 21 August to Sunday 29th August 2010

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  • Children's Tour of Castletown House A special children's tour of the beautiful interior rooms of Castletown House. Free admission for children. Telephone

    Date & 21 & 22 August: 12:00 - 13:00 Times: 24 -28 August: 12:00 - 13:00,

    29 August: 12:00 - 13:00

    Admission: Free admission for children. Parental/Guardian supervision required.

    Contact: Claire Hickey Address: Castletown House,

    Celbridge, Co. Kildare Email: castletown@opw.ie Telephone: 01 628-8252

    Guided Tours of Maynooth Castle Guided tour on demand.

    Date & Times: 21 - 29 August: 10:00 - 17:00 Admission: Free Contact: The Guides Address: Maynooth Castle,

    Maynooth Co. Kildare Email: mailto:maynoothcastle@opw.ie Telephone: +353 1 6286744

    Straffan Butterfly Farm Walk through an indoor jungle with tropical butterflies flying around you. Safe behind glass see giant spiders, scorpions, stick insects and small reptiles. Learn about "butterfly Farming" in the tropics and see examples of extinct Irish Butterflies on display

    Date & Times: 21–29 August: 10:00 - 17:30

    Admission: Adults €8.00. Children €5.00. Family (5) €25.00

    Contact: Desmond Fox Address: Straffan Butterfly Farm,

    Ovidstown, Straffan, Co.Kildare

    Email: info@straffanbutterflyfarm.com

    Telephone: 01 6271109

    Walking Tour of Leixlip Quiz All children and their parents are invited to attend a take part in a Walking Tour of Leixlip Quiz during Heritage Week. Come along to the library and collect your map, visit the local historical landmarks in Leixlip and find the answers to the questions on the quiz.

    All correct entries returned to the library by Friday 3rd September will be entered in a draw for some cool prizes. Winners will be notified by phone during week of Monday 6th September.

    Admission: Free Contact: Leixlip Community Library Address: Captains Hill, Leixlip Email: leixliplib@kildarecoco.ie

    leixliplib@kildarecoco.ie Telephone: 01-6060050

    Exhibition of Bead Work Exhibition of Bead Work by members of WIN, Athy and winning kids.

    Date & 21 & 22 August: 11:30 - 15:30 Times: 23 – 27 August: 10:30 - 17:00

    28 & 29 August: 11:30 - 15:30

    Admission: Reduced Fee of €2 Contact: Margaret Walsh Address: Athy Heritage Centre/

    Museum. The Town Hall, Emily Square, Athy.

    Email: athyheritage@eircom.net Telephone: 059 8633075

    Heritage Week 2010 in Couny Kildare Saturday 21 August to Sunday 29th August 2010

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  • A Fighting and Feasting Frenzy! A Fantastic Children's Themed Tour of Medieval Life.

    Two tours a day at 11.00 and 13.00. Regular guided tours on demand during the week as usual. Other events planned, ring for more information.

    Date: Sat 21 August Time: 11:00 - 13:30 Admission: Free Contact: Maynooth Castle Address: Maynooth Co. Kildare Email: maynoothcastle@opw.ie Telephone: +353 1 6286744

    Royal Canal Walk from Maynooth Harbour to 14th Lock

    3.5 Km walk from Maynooth Harbour to 14th lock, including a talk on the history of the Royal Canal.

    Date: Sat 21 August Time: 14:30 - 16:30 Admission: Free Contact: Matthew Kennedy Meet at: Maynooth Harbour Telephone: 087 7991194

    Children's Coat of Arms Workshop

    Create your family's Coat of Arms, or design your own using traditional symbols and colours!

    Date: Sat 21 August Time: 11:30 - 13:00 Admission: Free Contact: Brian Hughes Address: Maynooth Castle Email: maynoothcastle@opw.ie Telephone: 016286744

    Guided Tours in Period Costume

    Enjoy a tour of Ireland's finest 18th century, Palladian style mansion with guides dressed in period costumes. Tour takes approximately 45 minutes and starts from the West Wing of the house beside the restaurant.

    Date: Sat 21 August Time: 10:00 - 16:45 Admission: Adult €4.50, Senior/Student/Child €3.50,

    Family €12.50, OPW Heritage Cards accepted

    Contact: Ciaran Hickey Address: Castletown House,Celbridge, Co. Kildare Email: castletown@opw.ie"

    Saturday 21st August Walking Tour of Grand Canal Area in Naas

    Guided walk along the banks of the Grand Canal and the Harbour area of Naas.

    Date: Sat 21 August Time: 15:00 - 16:30 Admission: Free Contact: Paddy Behan Meet at: Naas Town Hall Email: coms@eircom.net Telephone: 045-876365

    Guided Tour of Kildrought House

    Kildrought House is a Dublin Merchant's house from 1719. Come and experience this wonderful house in the heart of Celbridge.

    Date: Sat 21 August Time: 11:00 - 12:00 Admission: Free Contact: Sean Darcy Email: sean.darcy@ie.dsv.cosean. Telephone: 087 0911571

    Guided Tour of Castletown House Parklands

    Historical walk of Castletown Parklands to explore and discover some of the features of its eighteenth-century designed landscape.

    Date: Sat 21 August Time: 14:00 - 15:00 Admission: Free Contact: Sean Darcy Meet at: Castletown House Email: sean.darcy@ie.dsv.com Telephone: 087 0911571

    Heritage Week 2010 in Couny Kildare Saturday 21 August to Sunday 29th August 2010

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  • Lodge Bog Boardwalk Renovation Day 2010

    Join staff & volunteers of the Irish Peatland Conservation Council for a day of renovation (treating/painting) of the board walk at Lodge Bog North. Phone 045 860133 or email bogs@ipcc.ie to confirm your attendance. Not suitable for young children.

    Date & Time: Sun 22 August 11:00 - 16:00 Admission: Free Contact: Irish Peatland Conservation

    Council Address: The Bog of Allen Nature Centre,

    Lullymore Email: bogs@ipcc.ie Telephone: 045 860133 Fax: 045 860481

    Creative Design

    A children's workshop, to discover Killadoon and explore its decorative scheme dating from the 1820s and create your own piece of wallpaper art to take home.

    Date: Sun 22 August Time: 11:00 - 12:00 Admission: Free Contact: Sean Darcy Address: Killadoon House Email: sean.darcy@ie.dsv.com Telephone: 087 0911571

    Guided Tours in Period Costume

    Enjoy a tour of Ireland's finest 18th century, Palladian style mansion with guides dressed in period costumes. Tour takes approximately 45 minutes and starts from the West Wing of the house beside the restaurant.

    Date & Time: Sun 22 August – 10:00 - 16:45 Admission: Adult €4.50, Senior/Student/Child €3.50,

    Family €12.50, OPW Heritage Cards accepted.

    Contact: Claire Hickey Address: Castletown House, Celbridge, Co. Kildare Email: castletown@opw.ie Telephone: 01 628-8252

    Remembering Eoghan O'Growney's 'Simple Lessons in Irish'

    A walk and talk to the Celtic mausoleum of Fr. Eoghan O'Growney (1863-1899), stopping near the College's 'Ghost Room' en route

    Date: Sun 22 August Time: 15:30 - 16:30 Admission: Free Contact: Declan O`Connor Walk starting at: St Mary’s Church Maynooth Email: kilvic@eircom.net Telephone: 01 6286043

    Sunday 22nd August

    Children's Workshops

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