Date: August 18 Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Damien O Mahony, Cork City Council presents a lecture on ‘Blackrock Castle; from Fortification to Reinstated Landmark
The original fortification site at Blackrock Castle is a National Monument and on Cork Heritage Open Day a limited number of the general public are invited to attend a historical talk on the Castle and its surrounds with Damien O’ Mahony, TEAM, Cork City Council.
Damien, was project manager for the Cork City Council refurbishment of Blackrock Castle and he is an informed and entertaining expert on the story of Blackrock Castle from its earliest inception through the many incarnations of this much loved landmark to its present day realisation as a space for science, research observatory and visitor centre.
The 1 hour talk will begin at 11:00am on Saturday August 18 for Cork Heritage Open Day. A tour will follow where the group will be brought to the original National Monument and out onto the lower roof. Please note the group will be divided into 2 groups of 20 for this tour.
Timeline for our Cork Heritage Open Day – pre-booking essential
11:00 – 12:00: Talk with Damien O Mahony
12:00 – 12:30: Private tour for Group 1
12:30 – 13:00: Private tour for Group 2
13:00: Activities close
Booking is essential for this event. Places limited to 40 people
Unfortunately we cannot facilitate block booking and a maximum of 4 places can be booked at any one time
To register your place please call 021 4357917 or email email@example.com