Heritage Week 2017

Woodlawn's Water Features

Looking North showing Ice House
Frank Nevin
Close up of White Bridge, Woodlawn 1865
Dillon Family, Courtesy of National Library of Ireland

Killaan Graveyard, Meeting Point

Heritage Week 2017 takes place 19 -27th August. We are currently preparing for our main event which will take place this year on Tuesday 22nd August 6.30pm. Woodlawn’s Water Features are the focus of our talks. These include Killaan Holy Well Project and various water features along our Golden Mile. This event is supported by the Heritage Council, Galway & Roscommon Water & Communities Office and Galway County Council.

Programme for Tuesday 22nd August 2017

6.30pm Dr. Christy Cunniffe (County Galway Community Archaeologist) shall talk on Killaan Holy Well and other features at Killaan Graveyard (Site of medieval church).

7.15pm Catherine Seale (Galway & Roscommon Water Officer), Tom Seale (Local Historian), and Bernie Doherty (Archaeologist) shall accompany the group along the Golden Mile of Woodlawn. We focus on various water features associated with Woodlawn House. These include the ice house, lakes, rivers and bridges.

8.30pm Walk & Talk ends at Woodlawn National School. Light refreshments shall be served.

Guided Tours

Throughout Heritage Week Woodlawn Church & Trench’s Mausoleum shall be open to the public for guided tours by appointment. Please call  0868528466 to arrange. Further information about this event and any other queries may be obtained by calling 086 1003888.

Woodlawn’s Nature Trail is always there for your free enjoyment.

Our programme is child friendly and partly wheelchair accessible.

Information on other heritage week events is available at heritageweek.ie

Getting there

Parking available at Killaan Graveyard. Transport provided from Woodlawn Train Station to Killaan. Please check Irish rail timetable for details.


This page was added on 06/07/2017.

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