Her­itage Week continues

Wicklow People (West Edition) - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

‘THE HILLFORTS OF BALTINGLAS­S’ – To mark Her­itage Week, West Wick­low His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety in­vites you to a talk by Ar­chae­ol­o­gist, Alan Hawkes on the ar­chae­o­log­i­cal sig­nif­i­cance of the Baltinglas­s Hill­fort com­plex with spe­cial ref­er­ence to the most re­cent dis­cov­er­ies. It will take place on Thurs­day, August 22, from 7 p.m. to 8.15 p.m. in Baltinglas­s Court­house, Weaver Square. The talk is sup­ported by Wick­low County Coun­cil. Ad­mis­sion is free and it is suit­able for chil­dren un­der-12. Car park­ing is avail­able.

‘THE BIG DIG’ – Join the School of Ir­ish Ar­chae­ol­ogy on Satur­day, August 24, on this sim­u­lated ar­chae­o­log­i­cal ex­ca­va­tion in Baltinglas­s Court­house, where kids prac­tice be­ing an ar­chae­ol­o­gist and learn more about what lies be­neath. Book­ings need to be made for the hourly slots be­tween 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Con­tact [email protected] to book your slot or ring 087 8159090 for more in­for­ma­tion.

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