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Gathering information: the antiquities of County Louth – connecting to the past’

 

A lecture entitled ‘Gathering information: the antiquities of County Louth – connecting to the past’ will take place on:

 Date:                11 November 2013

Time:                7.30pm

Venue:              County Museum, Dundalk, Carroll Centre, Roden Place, Jocelyn Street, Dundalk, Co. Louth.

The fifth and final talk in the lecture series by the National Monuments Service of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, as part of the Gathering, will be given by NMS archaeologist, Tom Condit, at 7.30pm on Monday, 11 November 2013, in the County Museum, Carroll Centre, Roden Place, Jocelyn Street, Dundalk.

The lecture will focus on the interesting historical background and nature of the information held by the Department as part of its Archaeological Survey of County Louth. The lecture will also examine the value of Louth’s archaeological heritage and its potential significance in the future.

Speaking in advance of the lecture Minister Deenihan said "This series of lectures has been very informative to date.  With the focus of this lecture on the archaeological heritage of Louth, it provides an opportunity for local people who are interested in the history and heritage of their locality to attend and expand their local knowledge of their built environment."

This lecture, to which admission is free, will appeal to all who have an interest in the history and archaeology of Louth. For more information call 01 8882177 or check www.archaeology.ie