Monday, 10 November 2014

Trip to Carlow !

Dear everyone,

This Saturday 15th November, the Society will head down to Carlow for a day of archaeology and visits. Here is the programme. The trip will cost 3€ and you can register at this week's coffee morning (Wednesday, 12-3pm in the Blue Room).

Here is the itinerary:

9.00am                                    Depart Dublin

10.30am                                  Arrive at the Browneshill Dolmen Car Park to be met by Dermot Mulligan, Curator of Carlow County Museum and Noel Dunne, Archaeologist with the National Roads Authority.

11.20am                                  Travel into Carlow town and park at the Bus Park, Barrack Street.

11.40am                                  Tea/coffee break in Nickel Café, Carlow Shopping Centre. The shopping centre was originally the town Gaol during the 19th century.

12.00pm                                  Carlow County Museum with special focus on the Museum’s exhibition ‘Journey’s in Time, The Archaeology of the Carlow By-pass’.
1.30pm – 2.15pm                   Lunch.

2.15pm                                    Walking tour of Carlow town. Including a visit to the ruins of Carlow Castle which was accidentally blow up 200 years ago and was home to the administrative Capital of Ireland beginning 650 years ago.

4.00pm                                    Return to the bus and depart Carlow for Dublin

5.30pm                                    Arrive in Dublin

No comments:

Post a Comment