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Series of Short Lectures, Talks and Walk(virtual) – Youghal Library

…inherited from our past…….perhaps dictating our future…

Tue 16th August 2022 - Fri 19th August 2022   varying times - check Programme

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 AugusTime: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