Ports, Past and Present

 

Latest Past Events

December Online Coffee Morning, Creative Conversation

Join our December coffee morning for informal conversation about heritage and tourism across the port towns. The coffee morning will take place on Thursday December 2 at 11am. Our December coffee morning will feature a conversation with artist Julie Merriman, a member of our project's creative group. Julie Merriman is based in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin. […]

November Online Coffee Morning, Gothic Coasts

Join our November coffee morning for informal conversation about heritage and tourism across the port towns. The coffee morning will take place on Thursday November 4 at 11am. We'll have a suitably spooky theme for just after Halloween: 'Gothic Coasts'. Project team members Prof Claire Connolly and Dr Rita Singer will share stories and folklore […]

October Online Coffee Morning, ‘The Sound of Hurry’

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 […]

 

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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