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October Online Coffee Morning, ‘The Sound of Hurry’

October 7, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 pm

Join our October coffee morning for informal conversation about heritage and tourism across the port towns.

Cyclist and heritage enthusiast Joe Patton will share a 30-minute slide presentation entitled ‘The Sound of Hurry’. This will tell the story of mail crossing the Menai Bridge to Holyhead to meet the packet boat bound for Howth and its final destination, Dublin Castle.

All welcome: email aoife.dowling@ucc.ie for a Zoom link.



October 7, 2021
11:00 am - 11:45 pm


Ports, Past and Present is a project led by University College Cork in partnership with Aberystwyth University, the University of Wales Trinity St David and Wexford County Council examining the cultural heritage of the ports in the Irish sea basin. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales Cooperation programme.

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