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August 2018
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Rose of Tralee Fashion Exhibition

August 17 - 26
Kerry County Museum

See the fabulous dresses worn by the Roses of Tralee over the past 58 years. Highlights include a recreation of the dress worn by the first Rose of Tralee, Alice O’Sullivan, in 1959. Kerry County Museum would like to thank the Rose of Tralee International Festival Office for organising this annual event. A must-see for…

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Free Heritage Week Events at your Museum

August 18 @ 9:30 am - August 26 @ 5:30 pm
Kerry County Museum

Heritage Week is Ireland’s largest cultural festival with thousands of free events nationwide. Kerry County Museum will host a range of free events, including lunchtime lectures, special exhibitions and a fossil explorer workshop for children. All our events can be found on our website and for events nationwide have a look at www.heritageweek.ie. For more…

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Temporary Exhibition: By Hammer, Lens and Pencil

August 18 @ 9:30 am - September 15 @ 5:00 pm
Kerry County Museum

By hammer, lens, and pencil: North Kerry landscape in the eyes of Frederick James Foot is a tribute to a long forgotten Irish geologist, who spent time between 1856-59 surveying North Kerry landscape. The exhibition consists of his field-sketches and hand-coloured illustrations from North Kerry, with supporting specimens of minerals, rocks, and fossils observed by Frederick…

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Rebecca’s Closet: Minding the Lovely Dresses

August 18 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kerry County Museum

Meet Rebecca Kemp from the Rose of Tralee International Festival Office and find out everything you ever wanted to know about the lovely dresses! One of Rebecca’s many jobs (and passion!) is to collect and mind the Rose of Tralee winner’s dresses which we love to have on display in the Museum every year during…

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Fact or Fiction: The Mulchinocks

August 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Kerry County Museum

Fact or Fiction? This symposium explores the fascinating history of the Mulchinock family and their role in the town’s most famous love story: The Rose of Tralee. Kerry County Museum is delighted to host this interactive event organised by the Rose of Tralee International Festival. The symposium aims to lead to the establishment of a working…

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Lunchtime Talk: From Tralee to Rhodesia, Dr Georgina Revington 1889-1961

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Kerry County Museum

In 1912, Georgina Revington became the first Tralee woman to graduate with a Bachelor in Medicine from Trinity College, Dublin. She went on to become the medical officer for Lurgan Workhouse, Armagh in 1913. By 1921, she was working in Rhodesia at the Kalene Missionary Hospital. Dr. Revington is one of a number of Kerry women…

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Lunchtime Talk: Reconsidering Tom Crean

August 23 @ 1:00 am - 1:45 pm
Kerry County Museum

It is over sixteen years since KCM created its award-winning Antarctica exhibition which centred around the polar exploits of Annascaul man Tom Crean. Since then Tom has gone from being an unsung hero to an iconic figure, featuring in everything from the primary school curriculum to a Guinness ad. In that time, too, the original…

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Lunchtime Talk: Ancient Greece – Irish Soil

August 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kerry County Museum

Join Architectural Conservation Officer Victoria McCarthy and Museum Curator Helen O’Carroll as we travel from Ancient Greece to Irish soil in looking at the buildings of Denny Street and the creation of the Town Park. If you ever wondered about the use of iron, limestone, slate and the influence of Ancient Greece in Tralee, or if…

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Become a Fossil Explorer!

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kerry County Museum

Become a Fossil Explorer with Gosia from Kerry Geo Adventures! Learn how to identify varies different rocks, minerals, and fossils. Come and see a collection of fine examples of colourful rocks and minerals from around Ireland. This is a free family event suitable for all ages as part of National Heritage Week. Booking is highly recommended.

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