Heritage Week Events 2019

From Saturday 17th until Sunday 25th of August 2019.

All Events Free


The Athy Heritage Centre- Shackleton Museum.

For bookings/inquiries please contact us at

Ph: 0598633075

Email :  athyheritage@eircom.net

Our Events are as follows

Full Events Poster

Saturday 17th of August

A talk on the James Caird Lifeboat at 2;30 p.m. Hosted at the Athy Heritage Centre- Museum.

Sunday 25th of August

Award Winning Medieval Walking Tour at 1:15 p.m. Assemble at Athy Heritage Centre- Shackleton Museum.

Poster from Medieval walking tour

Guided Tour of St. John’s Graveyard at 2:15 p.m. Assemble at St. John’s Graveyard.

Poster from St Johns Graveyard Tour

Running From Sunday 17th until Saturday 25th of August

Museum Treasure Hunt, daily from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m.

Poster from Treasure Hunt
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SouthPole-sium v.4

SouthPole-sium v.4, 7-9 June 2019.
There will be…
• A full-day of sessions on Saturday;
• Friday and Saturday night Receptions;
• a Banquet…
All at The Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club in central Dublin.
And an all-day coach tour on Sunday will take us to Shackleton sites in and around Dublin, to Ballitore, Kilkea and Athy.
The Saturday sessions will continue and wrap on Sunday at the Athy Heritage Centre Shackleton Museum along with a presentation on the new Shackleton Museum, book sales, viewing of exhibits, etc., etc.…
and a pint at O’Brien’s! 
email: athyheritage@eircom.net 
Ph: 0598633075 will deal with any inquires or bookings. 
Full details are also available at:
http://www.antarctic-circle.org/gathering4.htm . Registration form

Tickets also available from Eventbrite

SouthPole-sium v.4- Poster

Categories: Schools

Record Student Visitors !!!!!

Over A Thousand Students Have Visited The Exploring Shackleton Exhibition. Be Sure To Get Your School Booked In Before The Exhibit Leaves On The 1st March 2019.

Churchtown N.S visiting the Exploring Shackleton Exhibition with their model of the museum on the 4th of Feb

Church NS on their second visit on the 5th of Feb
Churchtown NS leaving their tour