Ireland's Islands, Galway City Heritage Conference 2018 (Conference)

Posted: Wednesday, 13 June 2018

Galway City Council's 8th Annual Galway City Heritage Conference, Ireland's Islands, will take place at the Harbour Hotel, Galway, on the 23 June 2018. 

Organised by Galway City Council Heritage Office, this is a free conference but booking is essential through the Planning Department on Tel No. 091 536599 or by email at planning@galwaycity.ie

Programme/Clár Clár/Programme
9.30 - 10.00 Michael Gibbons - Island Pilgrimage and Archaeology of the Islands of the Southwest and Western Coasts
10.00 - 10.30 Dr. Ryan Lash & Dr. Ian Kuijt - In the Footsteps of Leo - New Evidence for Monasticism and Pilgrimage on Inishark Island, Co. Galway
10.30 - 11.00 Lorna Moylan M.A.,- Oileán na Feamaine: Revealing a Lost Prehistoric Landscape on Galway Bay
11.00 - 11.20 Tea Break
11.20 - 11.50 Richard Crumlish M.A., - Murder Mystery at Inishbarnóg, Co. Donegal
11.50 - 12.20 Dr. Theresa McDonald - Making Ends Meet! Booleying in the Civil Parish of Achill
12.20 - 12.50 Martin Fitzpatrick M.A., - The Island Castles of Galway Bay
12.50 - 14.00 Lunch
14.00 - 14.30 Frank Coyne M.A., - An Overview of the Archaeology of the Blasket Islands, Co. Kerry
14.30 - 15.00 Dr. Christy Cunniffe - Clonfert - The Bog Island of the Grave
15.00 - 15.30 Dr. Wes Forsythe - May Ireland be at your Hinder End, Islands of the Northern Coast
15.30 - 16.00 Richard Long M.A. - An Exploration of the History and Archaeology of an Island Archipelago, Connemara
16.00 - 16.15 Dr. Jim Higgans Overview & Summary