Ports, Past and Present


Exhibition in Holyhead | Arddangosfa yng Nghaergybi

Ucheldre Centre Millbank, Holyhead

The Ports Past and Present project's travelling exhibition, Creative Connections across the Irish Sea, will be displayed at the Ucheldre Centre, Holyhead, from October 15 until January 2023. The exhibition comprises extracts from the vast range of creative outputs of the project, including poetry and story-collecting, radio script, sculpture and drawing, animation and film. Combining […]

The Port Tourism and Business Network Presents: SMART Tools & Resources to Promote your Port and District


Date: Wednesday 7th December 2022 10.30am - 11.30am Guest Speaker: James Louis Smith, Postdoctoral Research Fellow—'Ports, Past and Present’ project Attendee prep: Attendees will be provided with prep required prior to workshop Mags Boland Murphy from Bofin Consultancy will share tips on working smarter by utilising tools and resources available to you. You will be […]

‘Lo! Here I sit in Holyhead…’ Ports, Past and Present & Curious Travellers

Ucheldre Holyhead Mill Bank, Holyhead

‘Lo! Here I sit in Holyhead…’ Ports, Past and Present & Curious Travellers. From reluctant visitor Jonathan Swift to the thoughtful insights of recent writers, come and explore some heartfelt responses to the town and port of Holyhead! Hosted by Ports, Past and Present & the Curious Travellers project, this event is run in conjunction […]

Ports, Past and Present App Authoring Workshop


Would you like to learn how to add heritage sites and other places of interest in your local area to the 'Port Places' app? Then join us for in-depth online training workshop led by James Louis Smith on February 7, 11am-12.30pm on how to author the app in your port town. The ‘Port Places’ app […]


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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