Irish National Heritage Week [fr]

From 18th to 26th August, Ireland will be promoting its culture by hosting a National Heritage Week. The occasion to (re)discover the wealth of traditions and culture, firmly established between Irish and French communities !

In Cork

How did the French revolution influence the Irish in their struggle for independance ? University College Cork Library will host an exhibition on French influences on Ireland with their archives on view.

To find out more -> https://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event/matters-french

In Athlone

Trace the paths around Athlone taken by the monks from the Abbey of Cluny in Bourgogne, France, who came to Ireland to form their community at Monksland in Athlone, and discover the rich heritage they left behind.

To find out more -> https://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event/monksland-and-france-1000-yrs-ago

In Dublin

Is Paris the capital of Irish culture ? The director of the University of Notre-Dame, Global Getaway, Professor Kevin Whelan invites you to his lecture at the Kilmainham Gaol Museum on 22 August at 7.30 p.m. for an exploration into the history that our two countries have in common.

To find out more -> 5279

The Office of Public Works in Ireland also invites you to attend a guided tour of the Saint Audoen’s Church to trace the life of the Norman bishop, Saint Ouen.

To find out more -> https://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event/st-audoens-religious-trendsetter

Or Visit the Chester Beatty Library on Saturday afternoon, 18th August to (Re)discover the medieval tales of France as told by Roisin Murphy

To find out more -> https://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event/medieval-france-storytelling

In Laois

Come and experience a cultural exchange by participating in Provence-Ireland dancing.

To find out more -> https://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event/sharing-our-story-of-dance

In Killarney

Discover why the portraits of Marie-Antoinette and of Louis XVI decorate the walls of Killarney House & Gardens and learn more about their attempt at escape through the aid of an Irish family !

For more information -> https://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event/revolutionary-tale-of-two-families

Published on 09/09/2018

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