Seminar on the Care and Conservation of historic graveyards

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INVITATION / CUIREADH

Comhairle Chontae Ros Comáin

Cllr Paschal Fitzmaurice

Cathaoirleach of Roscommon County Council

 

In association with the members of the County Roscommon Heritage Forum cordially invite you to a

Seminar on The Care & Conservation of Historic Graveyards

 

in the County Library, Roscommon, F42 RP49

on Wednesday 23rd October @ 2.00pm

Tea/Coffee @ 3.30pm

The seminar is free but booking is required as places are limited. Please email

heritage@roscommoncoco.ie or phone Claudette Collins on 090 6637205 to book your place.

 

This seminar will include the launch of www.roscommoncoco.ie/cemeteries

A central point of information for all cemeteries in County Roscommon

 

See full event programme below for full details

 

 This project has been funded by The Heritage Council

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The Care & Conservation of Historic Graveyards

Seminar Programme

Seminar Room, County Library Building, Roscommon Town

Wednesday 23rd October 2019

 

 

2.00pm  Welcome

2.10pm  The Care and Conservation of Historic Graveyards, by John Tierney, Archaeologist

2.30pm  Caring for Nature and Wildlife in Historic Graveyards, by Michael Bell, Heritage Expert

2.50pm  Recording Historic Graveyards, by John Tierney, Archaeologist

3.10pm  The Decoration of Memorials in Co. Roscommon, by Mary B Timoney, Independent Scholar

3.30pm  Tea/Coffee

3.50pm  Demonstration of www.roscommoncoco.ie/cemeteries, by Jim Ganly, Local Historian

4.10pm  Launch ofwww.roscommoncoco.ie/cemeteries, by Cllr. Joe Murphy, Chairperson, County Roscommon Heritage Forum

 

 

The seminar is free but booking is required as places are limited. 

Please email heritage@roscommoncoco.ie or phone Claudette Collins on 090 6637205 to book your place.

 

This project has been funded by The Heritage Council

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