Heritage Week – The Living Heritage of Stone Carving with Tommy Lysaght

Thurs 17th Aug, 12.00 – 14.00, Heritage Lecture Theatre


This event includes a workshop/ demonstration at Nano Nagle Place from 12pm -1pm which will be an interactive exploration of the tools and the type of stone used in carving.

1pm -2pm there will by a lesiurely stroll to Pope’s Quay to see the recently installed limestone chess set that Tommy has carved. He will also point out some carvings of interest in our built environment on route. (People are welcome to join in the walk, meet at Nano Nagle Plaza at 1pm).

Heritage Week this year invites you to explore the traditions and practices, knowledge and skills passed down through generations. The earliest known works of representational art are stone carvings. We have the legacy of this longstanding skill reflected in our buildings and art works and it continues to be an important part of our culture and heritage today, which people such as Tommy are keeping alive.

Register for free here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/the-living-heritage-of-stone-carving-with-tommy-lysaght-tickets-691043278047


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