August 15, 2018

Glanmire Heritage Society finalise their programme for Heritage Week!

Glanmire Heritage Society programme of events

After months of planning, Glanmire Heritage Society are all set for this year’s National Heritage Week (18th – 26th August). There are events for everyone so be sure to attend!

Tuesday 21st August

2.00 – 5.00 p.m. at Riverstown Community Centre

  • Heritage Photographic Exhibition
  • Knitting and Crochet Exhibitions
  • Local ‘Reeling in the Years’ by Ann Holland

7.30 – 9.30 p.m. Musical Evening at St. Mary & All Saints Church (M.C. Frank Houlihan)

  • Dmitri String Quartet
  • Sean-Nós Singer Sinéad Caher
  • Poetry Reading by Gretta Coakley
  • The Sonatina Adult Choir
  • Tim McGrath
  • Mary McCarthy’s step-dancers
  • Julie Dennehy with Dion, Chloe and Juliana
  • Claire on viola & Margaret on guitar
  • Noel Daly
  • Sing-along with Liam, Martin & Noel
  • The Marron family

Wednesday 22nd August

2-5 p.m

Heritage Photographic Exhibition at Riverstown Community Centre

2.30 p.m

Guided Tour of Riverstown House (€5 per head) – meet at Glanmire Library at 2.30 p.m.

Thursday 23rd August

2-5 p.m

Heritage Photographic Exhibition at Riverstown Community Centre

2.30 p.m

Talk by Mark Elmes on his cousin Mary Elmes from Cork who was awarded a medal in 2014
by the State of Israel for saving the lives of Jewish children from Nazi concentration camps

Friday 24th August

2-5 p.m

Heritage Photographic Exhibition at Riverstown Community Centre

8 – 10 p.m. Musical Evening at historic Riverstown House (M.C. Michael Burns)

  • Dmitri String Quartet
  • Tim McGrath
  • Hilda Leader Galvin, Conor and Leah
  • Michael Ronan
  • Brendan O’Donovan on clarinet
  • Michael Burns
  • Donal O’Connell, Overall Winner of 2018 Over-60s Final
  • Muireann O’Connell, Ciara Leddy, Ciara Stacey & Kiera Egan
  • Nuala ní Chanainn
  • Margaret Tobin

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