Heritage conference on castles to take place in Galway City

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A heritage conference on castles and fortifications will take place in the Harbour Hotel at the Docks in Galway city on Friday 7 October and Saturday 8 October.

Speakers at the conference will include Ciaran O’Connor, Fergal McNamara, Coilin O’Drisceóil, Michael Gibbons, and Jim Higgins.

A field trip to view conservation work at Terryland Castle will take place on the Saturday in the afternoon.

The two days are full-day events, beginning at 9.30am and finishing at 5pm, and a light lunch and refreshments will be provided.

The heritage conference is free of charge but booking is essential. For booking, email planning@galwaycity.ie