The ever successful Clondalkin Heritage week events are back this year and will kick off with the very popular Viking Experience on Saturday 14th August at Brú Chrónáin Heritage Centre on Tower Road. Included among the other outdoor events are walks through Clondalkin Village to visit the several locations which were once local schools over the years, hosted by the Clondalkin History Society. On the 16th of August, attendees will be treated to the first ever tour of the SIAC quarry on Monastery Road. And a talk on the history of St Johns Church by local rector Rev Alan Rufli is scheduled for Tuesday 17th.
Clondalkin Library on Monastery Road has several online events lined up to please both young and old. The library will also host “The History. Heritage and Beauty of the local Camac river” an interesting photo exhibition which includes the photo archives of the Clondalkin Anglers (1958 – 1987) plus several more recent photos.
The week will conclude on Sunday 22nd August which is designated Heritage Week Water Day, with a Walk and Talk on the Camac river hosted by Friends of the Camac.
All walks are subject to Covid-19 guidelines in place and social distancing still applies.