The Lough Gur Spirit of Place Celebration will uncover the unique, distinctive and cherished aspects of the area home to the largest stone circle in Ireland. Along with 30 noted field monuments, Lough Gur has been in continuous habitation for over 6,000 years.
Come along and see for yourself why our ancestors gravitated in great numbers to the beautiful Lough Gur!
Friday 10th & Saturday 11th October – See What’s On
Friday 10th October
8pm: Public lecture on Archaeoastronomy by Dr. Frank Prendergast in the Honey Fitz Theatre, Lough Gur. Talk Title: The Great Stone Circle at Lough Gur – A Ceremonial Gathering Space for all Seasons? Tickets €10
Saturday 11th October
10am: Opening talk by Michael Quinlan
10.15am: Reflections on Lough Gur– talk by Dr. Frank Prendergast
10.45am: The influence of Lough Gur on Art – talk by Robert Ryan
11.15am: Coffee Break
11.30am: Facts, Fragments and Figments – The Nature of Folklore– talk by Billy Mag Fhloinn
11.30am: Peopling the Spirit of Places – talk by Paul Clements
12.30pm: Healing and Ancient Sites – talk by Fr. Sean Fennelly
2pm: Contemplative tour of Lough Gur sites with Nóirín Ní Riain. Tickets €15
4.30pm: Closing comments and refreshments at the Heritage Centre.
8pm: Liadan and Nóirín Ní Riain in the Honey Fitz Theatre. Tickets €15
Tickets: €60 weekend ticket / €25 for Saturday morning seminar with all guest speakers from 10am to 1.30pm
Phone: +353 61 385186
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