FRIDAY, AUGUST 23
Dunlavin and District Forum, in partnership with Dunlavin GAA, will run this event at the Dunlavin GAA grounds from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Children from five to 12 will improve their hurling skills, enjoy novelty skills, games and maybe come away with some hurling goodies. Admission is free but advance booking is required by calling 087 9627389.
LIVING HISTORY EXHIBITION
From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Enniskerry Library will host a free pop-up exhibition featuring photographs, documents and items of local historical significance (many submitted by local people), showcasing a living history of Enniskerry.
BRAY IN 1919
Join Bray Cualann Historical Society at 11.30 a.m. in Bray Library, Eglinton Road, for a look back at life in Bray from August 17 to 25, 1919. Admission is free.
EXCAVATION TOURS OF GLENDALOUGH
Take part in a guided tour of the UCD Archaeology/Glendalough Heritage Forum excavations at Glendalough. Participants should meet at 2 p.m. at the round tower in the cemetery and be aware that parking can be very difficult in Glendalough. Anyone who may need wheelchair access should contact organisers at glendaloughheritagefo[email protected]
GUIDED TOUR OF ST MARY’S CHURCH
There will be a free, guided tour of St Mary’s Church in Enniskerry, which is celebrating its 160th year, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. The tour will include descriptions of the structure, historical context and a display of items not usually in the church. The tour will also include a walk around outside and discussion of the adjacent Parochial House, itself a listed building.
HURLING FINAL EXHIBITION
A unique exhibition of official match programmes for the All Ireland Hurling Finals from as far back as 1971 will be held at Scoil Nioclais Naofa, Dunlavin from 7.30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission Free.