Connemara's Hidden Heritage

Friday 26th & Saturday 27th April 2013

Description of event

Join us for this FREE Conference –

You can download the full programme below.

Friday 26th April

  • ‘Exploring the Geological Heritage of Connemara’ Prof Martin Feely
  • ‘The early history of Oughterard -a Hanoverian Fort on the Irish Frontier’ Michael Gibbons
  • ‘The Engineering Heritage of Connemara’ Paul Duffy
  • ‘300 years of Connemara gardening Heritage’ Breandan O Scanaill
  • ‘Connemara Local history Sources available in Island House Library’ Maureen Moran

Saturday 27th April

  • ‘Archival Sources in Galway County Council Archives’ Patria McWalter
  • ‘Connemara Landed Estates Database’ Marie Boran
  • ‘From Poverty to Prosperity: Emigration from Connemara in the Nineteenth century’ Dr. Gerard Moran
  • ”Soupers and Jumpers, the Protestant missions in Connemara 1848 – 1932′ Dr. Miriam Moffitt
  • ‘Connemara emerging to modernity’ Kathleen Villiers-Tuthill
  • ‘Oughterard Heritage on the Web’ Dave Collins


Church of Ireland

Organised By:

Oughterard Culture & Heritage Group & The Galway Heritage Office

To Book please contact:

David Collins: 091 550547/087 6579724

Marie Mannion, Galway Heritage Officer 091 509198

Gráinne Smyth, Galway Heritage Office 091 509121