Visit The Oratory as Part of the Winter of Heritage Programme

Visit The Oratory, in Dún Laoghaire, as part of DLR Heritage Events Winter of Heritage Programme. There are free tours every Wednesday and Saturday, until 2 March, at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, and 2pm. Regarded as “a hidden gem of Celtic revival art”, The Oratory is said to contain some of “the most spectacular artwork from the first…


Brexit Talk at The French Ambassador’s Residence

I was privileged to attend, and speak at, a breakfast briefing, on Wednesday morning, at the French Ambassador’s residence in Dublin. The President of the Normandy Region, Hervé Morin gave a strong presentation on the multi-modal facilities and capacities for freight transport in ports like Caen, Cherbourg and Dieppe. In anticipation of Brexit, solutions, potential…


DLR Count Council’s Winter of Heritage Programme

The Winter of Heritage Programme, organised by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and comprising free events on heritage, will recommence on Monday 21 January 2019 (finishing on 3 March). This year’s programme includes some really interesting winter talks on everything from the stone bridges of DLR to the history of “Kingstown” in the first half of the 19th…