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National Heritage Week 22nd to 30th August 2015

National Heritage WeekManor House Hotels are delighted to once again be an official partner of National Heritage Week 2015. Numerous events will be held around the country from 22nd - 30th August to celebrate Ireland's Industrial Heritage.

A number of Manor House Hotels are also joining in with events throughout Heritage Week to showcase the history and stories behind the hotels.

 

Here is just a selection of the planned Manor House Hotels events:

Abbeyglen Castle Hotel

Field trip to Marconi site where Alcock & Brown crash landed in 1919. From here the first wireless messages from Europe to the Americans were sent. Led by well known archaeologist Gerry Mc Closk.

Times/Venues 27th August 11:00 AM to 14:00 PM starting at Abbeyglen Castle Hotel, Clifden, Connemara, Co. Galway.

Cost/Booking- Is Booking Required: Yes Admission (Adult): €20.00 Admission (Child): €10.00

Access Details- Suitable for Children: Yes Wheelchair Access: None Car parking Available: No

Field trip to Marconi site where Alcock & Brown crash landed in 1919. From here the first wireless messages from Europe to the Americans were sent. Led by well known archaeologist Gerry Mc Closk

Event Type: History

Primary Category: Historic Buildings Gardens and Parks

Times/Venues

27th August 11:00 AM to 14:00 PM

Venue Name: Abbeyglen Castle Hotel, Clifden, Connemara

Address: Clifden, Co. Galway, Ireland

County: Galway

Longitude: -10.017925300000002

Latitude: 53.488986

Cost/Booking

Is Booking Required: Yes

Admission (Adult): €20.00

Admission (Child): €10.00

Access Details

Suitable for Children: Yes

Wheelchair Access: None

Car parking Available: No

- See more at: http://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event-details?EventID=778#sthash.oanwNIbR.dpuf

Field trip to Marconi site where Alcock & Brown crash landed in 1919. From here the first wireless messages from Europe to the Americans were sent. Led by well known archaeologist Gerry Mc Closk

Event Type: History

Primary Category: Historic Buildings Gardens and Parks

Times/Venues

27th August 11:00 AM to 14:00 PM

Venue Name: Abbeyglen Castle Hotel, Clifden, Connemara

Address: Clifden, Co. Galway, Ireland

County: Galway

Longitude: -10.017925300000002

Latitude: 53.488986

Cost/Booking

Is Booking Required: Yes

Admission (Adult): €20.00

Admission (Child): €10.00

Access Details

Suitable for Children: Yes

Wheelchair Access: None

Car parking Available: No

- See more at: http://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event-details?EventID=778#sthash.oanwNIbR.dpuf

Organiser Details - Abbeyglen Castle Tel: 095 21201

 

Pembroke Hotel

Kilkenny’s Pembroke Hotel will take the city’s Medieval Mile to a new level this Heritage Week by offering a bird’s-eye view of the route and the rest of the city from its rooftop vantage point. - See more at: http://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event-details?EventID=588#sthash.keGTtE2A.dpuf

Kilkenny’s Pembroke Hotel will take the city’s Medieval Mile to a new level this Heritage Week by offering a bird’s-eye view of the route and the rest of the city from its rooftop vantage point.

Cost/Booking - Is Booking Required: Yes Admission Fee: Free

Access Details- Suitable for Children: No Wheelchair Access: None Car parking Available: Yes

Organiser Details - Email: cpower@pembrokekilkenny.com Telephone: 056 7783500

 

Athenaeum House Hotel

The Power family, owners of the Athenaeum House Hotel & Bewleys Tea invite you to attend their Afternoon Tea at the House charity fundraiser, celebrating their unique 180 year relalationship.

The original owners of the House, Waterford Ship Builders the White family built the schooner Hellas, which in 1835 had the distinction of being the first ship to bring a consignment of tea direct from Canton, China to Ireland for Bewleys of Dublin. Captain Scanlan commanded the ship, importing 2099 chests of tea, breaking the London tea supply monopoly. Guests are being invited to step back in time to the early 1800’s for this unique event. Join the Power family and Bewley's at the Athenaeum House Hotel to celebrate their unique heritage on Thursday 27th August, 2015. Head Chef Jean Baptist Dubois, has created a unique 'Tea' themed, delicious afternoon tea to accompany this unique event. Book your table any time between 1.30pm & 3.30pm.

Tickets €25 per person and includes a glass of pink prosecco on arrival, delicious savoury and sweet treats galore, live music plus entry into a draw to win superb prizes on the day.

Times/Venues - 27th August 13:30 PM to 16:30 PM Venue Name: Athenaeum House Hotel Address: Ferrybank, Waterford.

Cost/Booking - Is Booking Required: Yes Admission (Adult): €25.00

Access Details - Suitable for Children: Yes Wheelchair Access: Full Car parking Available: Yes

Organiser Details - Email: info@athenaeumhousehotel.com Telephone: 051833999

 

Dingle Benners Hotel

The Dingle Girls: Emigration & the Earl Grey Scheme - a lecture by Kay Caball

The true story of Kerry girls sent to Australia from Workhouses in Kerry during the Great Irish Famine. Kay will tell you who the Dingle girls were and how they got on with their lives in the Colony.

Kay Caball is the author of The Kerry Girls: Emigration & the Earl Grey Scheme.

Times/Venues - 27th August 20:00 PM to 21:30 PM Venue Name: Dingle Benners Hotel, Main Street, Dingle, County Kerry

Cost/Booking -  Is Booking Required: No Admission Fee: Free

Access Details - Suitable for Children: No Wheelchair Access: Full Car parking Available: Yes

Organiser Details - Email: info@dinglebenners.com Telephone: 066-9151638

 

You can pick up your copy of the Heritage Week Guide in any of our Manor Houses or you can see the full list of events taking place here - http://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on

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