Summer School 2015

June 4-11, 2015: 5th Annual West Inishowen History and Heritage Summer School: Living Stones


Summer School Schedule:

  • Thursday, June 4, 2015 (7.00 pm-9.00 pm): Opening Ceremony – Summer School Opening Speech by Chairperson Dr Michael L Gorry, and Introduction to Our Up Coming Archaeological Survey of Crockfadda by archaeologist John Hegarty, The Exchange Buncrana. All welcome. Refreshments will be provided. Admission Free (donations welcome)
  • Friday, June 5, 2015 (6.30 pm-9.00 pm): Documentary Night at The Exchange. Join us as we watch renowned documentaries about prehistoric (‘Written in Stone’, Geological Survey of Ireland, 2005) and early medieval Ireland (‘Secrets of the Stones’, RTÉ, 2008). Refreshments will be provided and the event is BYO. Discussion afterwards. The Exchange Buncrana. All welcome. Admission Free (donations welcome)
  • Sunday, June 7, 2015 (2.00 pm-5.00 pm): Archaeological Survey of Structures on Crockfadda Hill, Lederg. Survey led by archaeologist John Hegarty. Meeting up at Dunree Beach Car Park at 2.00 pm. All welcome. Admission Free (donations welcome)
  • Tuesday, June 9, 2015 (2.00 pm-4.00 pm): Guided Tour of the Award Winning Buncrana Heritage Trail, led by local historian Mari McLaughlin. All welcome. Meeting at Buncrana Library, St. Mary’s Road, at 2.00 pm. Admission Free (donations welcome)
  • Thursday, June 11, 2015 (7.00 pm-9.00 pm): Summer School Keynote Address by Denise Henry on Mabel R. Calhoun’s ‘The Heritage of Inishowen : Its Archaeology, History and Folklore’. Join us as we celebrate the end of our 5th summer School. Refreshments will be provided. Discussion afterwards. The Exchange Buncrana. All welcome. Admission Free (donations welcome)

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