Steeped in Sligo’s Past, Actively Securing Sligo’s Future
Saturday, 2nd November Archaeology, Folklore and the Pagan-Christian Transition Dr. David McGuinness, Independent Archaeological Researcher Labouring in the field – the Role of Abbots and Bishops Dr. Cathy Swift, Dept. of History, Mary immaculate College, UL The origins of the Parish in Ireland with particular focus on North Connacht Dr. Paul McCotter, School of History, UCC Early Medieval Settlement in West Sligo Dr. Matthew Stout, Dept. of History & Geography, DCU Written in Stone: Early Christian Stone Sculpture in North Connacht Dr. Rachel Moss, Dept. of History & Art, TCD Sub-Sea Saints’ roads, Stone Boats and Holy Wells: Pilgrim Landscape of North Connacht Michael Gibbons, Research Archaeologist Cúl Dreimne, Drumcliff and other Sligo Associations with Colm Cille Brian Lacey, Retired Archaeologist Sunday, 3rd November, 10.00 – 12.30 Visit Drumcliffe Church and High Cross & Coolbeg Wedge Tomb
Sligo Field Club: 11th Annual Conference Early Christianity in North Connacht: From Pagan to Viking 2nd & 3rd November 2019 at Sligo Park Hotel
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