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Heritage Week tour – Durrow High Cross and exploration of the old families of Durrow buried in the Durrow cemeteries.
August 25, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Meet at 2. 30pm, Sunday 25 August at the old Abbey Church in Durrow Demesne for a talk by Helen Bracken on the High Crosses and the story of St Columcille.
At 3.30pm An exploration of the old families of Durrow through its cemeteries starting with that beside the Abbey Church (from the 1650s), next the Catholic Church (from 1832) and finally the Church of Ireland cemetery (from 1881)
At Durrow Demesne on the Tullamore to Kilbeggan Road.
A tour of the cemeteries at Durrow Abbey, Durrow RC and Durrow C of I.
Speakers : Helen Bracken, Michael Byrne, Fred Geoghegan