Federations’ Joint Exchange Visit 2019

Event date(s): 28 September 2019 to 29 September 2019

Armagh Cathedral | CRC NI

Organised by the Federation for Ulster Local History Studies and Federation of Local History Societies, a visit to the ancient cathedral city Of Armagh is arranged for Saturday 28th – Sunday 29 September 2019.

Itinerary

Saturday

  • 10.30 am – Armagh City Hotel: Meet the FLHS group for tea/coffee/scones
  • 11.00 am to 1.30 pm – Form three groups to visit, in rotation, St Patrick’s CoI Cathedral; 5 Vicar’s Hill and the Robinson Library. Guided tours of 30 minutes each location.
  • 1.30 pm -  Lunch in Cardinal O Fiaich Library and Archive. Talk by Roddy Hegarty, Librarian, on the history and mission of the Library.
  • 2.30 pm to 3.15 pm – visit to St Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral, guide Roddy Hegarty
  • 3.30 pm - visit to Armagh County Museum – Sean Barden, Curatorial Services Officer will arrange tour of exhibitions
  • 5.00 pm – return to City Hotel   
  • 7.00 pm – District Council reception, followed by dinner, with after dinner speaker

Sunday

  • 11.00 am – Guided tour of Navan Fort followed by Lunch

 

Costs

  1. Visit only (including lunch): £20
  2. Visit plus evening meal: £45

 

Booking Arrangements

Download the booking form to participate on the Joint Exchange Visit 2019 (PDF 716KB)