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Carlingford Maritime Seminar

29th November 2019, 09:30 AM

Carlingford

The Loughs Agency has organised a seminar around the theme of maritime heritage with an interesting blend of subjects.  Participation is free of charge to participants, however tickets must be obtained through Eventbrite.

The events will start off with tea/coffee on arrival with a mid-morning break and departure before lunchtime.

  • Patrick Fitzgerald, a professional historian with a long career in researching genealogy and uncovering the story of migration through the centuries, will take us on a journey of migration through the Foyle and Carlingford loughs.
  • Brendan McSherry, the county Heritage Officer with a passionate awareness of Carlingford Lough, its shores, hinterland and communities will present on Carlingford Lough, a barrier or a highway?
  • Kirstin Lemon, geologist by profession with a broader intent to inform communities about their geology and the influence on their culture will speak about Mountains, Myths and Maritime: a UNESCO Global Geopark in Mourne Gullion Strangford.
  • Finally, Liam Campbell, a researcher with an intense interest in exploring the development of cultures within distinct catchments, will present on the Culture of the Catchment – Source to Sea.

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