Heritage Week

'Walk and Talk' historical tour of Seatown and Quay in Dundalk

Old Dundalk Society

David Lynch

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David Lynch

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Heritage Week

'Walk and Talk' historical tour of Seatown and Quay in Dundalk

The Old Dundalk Society’s annual Summer ‘Walk and Talk’ Tour will this year look at the history of monuments and buildings in lower Seatown and the ‘Quay’ area of Dundalk.

The walk takes place on Thursday 23th August commencing at 7.00 pm (sharp), with assembly outside St. Joseph’s Redemptorist Church.                                                         

The Society is delighted to announce that this year’s tour will be led by local Archaeologist Dr Alison Lennon, who has a PhD. in Medieval History and Archaeology from Trinity College Dublin. Alison has lectured extensively on local history subject matter.

The walk will feature talks on the following sites: St. Joseph’s Redemptorist Church ,The seven storeys high Dundalk Windmill, The Watters Brothers memorial,  Customs House , Old Greenore Railway Station, Franciscan Monastery (Seatown).

The society would encourage those attending, to share their own stories and memories of the various sites visited during the evening.

This event is the Old Dundalk Society’s contribution to National Heritage Week 2018.

A voluntary contribution towards the cost of the event will be made on the night

Everybody is welcome to attend.