Celebrating National Heritage Week a series of Lectures & Talks on matters and tales interesting, historic and of our amazing Youghal heritage will be held at Youghal Library. Subject matters are as follows:
16th August Time: 12.00noon Topic Grave Secrets – Speaker: Dr. Kieran Groeger
16th August Time: 2.00pm. Topic: Sampson Toogood Roch – Miniature Painter from Youghal
Speaker: Sam Roch Perks.. followed by Topic: Lady Edith Blake: Speaker Ms. Ionna Murray
17th August Time:11.am Topic: Youghal Lace & story of Mother Mary Anne Smith
Presented by Youghal Lace Group. Topic Marine Artwork – presented by Jim Mainey
17th August: Time:2.00pm Topic: Edward Bransfield 1785 – 1852 Pressganged in Youghal to discovering Antarctica. Presented by Liam O’Riordan
18th August Time: 2.00pm. Topic The 17th century “Witch of Yougha”l Presented Kay Donnolly
18th August Time: 3.00pm Topic St. Ann’s Light. A virtual walk from Youghal Lighthouse to North Abbey with Mike Brooks.
19th August Time. 12.00pm Topic: The Tragedy of The Laurentic & Captain Matthes.
Presented by Peter Thomas Irish Times.
19th August Time.2.00pm. Topic: “In the beginning – The early days of St. Mary’s Collegiate Church” Presented by David Kelly
A printable is attached for your ease of reference – and for further information contact Youghal Library at 024 93459