Ports, Past and Present

 

Online Coffee Morning, With Presentation on Wexford Coastal Erosion

Zoom

Join our additional online coffee morning for the month of June, on Thursday June 17 at 11am. This informal event will be a chance to chat with people interested in heritage and tourism from across the ports. The session will also feature a presentation from Mr George Colfer, Coastal Engineer and our Project Lead at […]

Pembroke Dock – Doc Penfro Port Fest 2021

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Exploring the outstanding history and natural heritage of Pembroke Dock with local people, groups and artists About this Event Funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales Programme / Noddir gan Gronfa Datblygu Rhanbarthol Ewrop trwy Raglen Iwerddon Cymru Sgroliwch i lawr am fersiwn Cymraeg Our 'Port Fest' online events series continues […]

Port Fest Mobile Phone Film & Photography Workshop with Zillah Bowes

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Join artist and filmmaker Zillah Bowes to learn how to take great photos and videos on your phone of your local area in Fishguard, Holyhead, Pembroke Dock, Dublin, Rosslare and surroundings. A fun and practical workshop for all adults and children aged 12+. During the workshop, you will do short photo and video exercises close […]

Port Fest Creative Writing & Storytelling Workshop with Deb Winter

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'Port and Portal' - Creative Writing/Story Workshop for adults with storyteller/writer Deb Winter About this event A workshop drawing on the story heritage of the port of Fishguard and our wild West Wales coast. Friendly, relaxed small group Zoom: all welcome, both new and experienced scribblers. Deb will provide the inspiration to trigger your writing. […]

Online Coffee Morning, With Information on Adding App Experiences

Join our July online coffee morning, on Thursday July 1 at 11am. This informal event will be a chance to chat with people interested in heritage and tourism from across the ports. The session will also feature information on the next stage in the creation of our project app: adding experiences. Now that the frame […]

If Objects Could Speak: Creative Writing Workshop with Suzanne Iuppa

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A free on line creative writing workshop led by writer and poet Suzanne Iuppa focussed on maritime heritage. Bring an object of maritime heritage which sparks a personal connection. A on-line creative writing workshop with Suzanne Iuppa, a poet and conservationist living in mid Wales. Try your ear and imagination to create personal writing-- poetry […]

APP MODERATION GROUP MEETING

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Our app, Port Places, is now available to download on the Apple Store and will soon be available on Google Play. However, there's not much to see yet as we need to add great heritage experiences; sights and sounds from the port towns via images, text and audio. We're establishing a moderation group to curate […]

[RESCHEDULED DATE] Online Coffee Morning, ‘Ireland’s Ports After Brexit and Covid-19’

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Join our August online coffee morning, on Thursday August 26 at 11am.  This event was rescheduled from the earlier planned date of August 5. This informal event will be a chance to chat with people interested in heritage and tourism from across the ports. The session will also feature a presentation from Ciarán O'Driscoll, Policy […]

September Online Coffee Morning: Update on Our Project Films

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Join our September online coffee morning, on Thursday September 2 at 11am. This informal event will be a chance to chat with people interested in heritage and tourism from across the ports. The session will also feature a presentation by Aberystwyth University Project Co-ordinator, Rita Singer, who will update on recent work on our high-quality […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

 

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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