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Registration Form: Booking essential. Kilmallock

Please complete in BLOCK CAPITALS and return

Dominican Friary

with your payment to: King’s Castle

Kilmallock Walled Town Conference c/o Helen O’Neill Limerick City & County Council The Court House, Kilmallock, Co. Limerick

Collegiate Church

Blossom Gate

Site of Gate tower for suburb

Tel (063) 98019

Limerick City & County Council

helen.oneill@limerick.ie

Accommodation in the Kilmallock Area includes: Title:__________________________ Surname:_______________________ First name:_____________________ Address:_______________________ ______________________________ Tel: ___________________________

invites you to Deebert House Hotel: www.deeberthousehotel.com (063) 31200 Deebert House B&B: www.deeberthouse.com (063)98106 Fitzgeralds Guest House: www.fitzgeraldsguesthouse.ie (063) 98139

E-mail: ________________________

Flemingstown House: www.flemingstown.com (063) 98093

Conference Fee:

for further information go to: www.ballyhouracountryholidays.com

2 days: €50.00

Thursday 5th and Friday 6th June 2014 Friar’s Gate Theatre, Kilmallock.

1 day: €25.00

(includes lectures, coffees, lunches & guided walks)

Conference Dinner at Deebert House Hotel

To Newcastle West

Dinner: €25.00

To Bruff & Limerick

Sponsored by: Bulgaden Bulgaden

To Tipperary Kilmallock Kilmallock

I enclose cheque/bank draft for €________ payable to Limerick City & County Council To Mitchelstown

Signed: ……………………………………..........................

The 16th century Walled Town Conference

To Charleville To Fermoy


Thursday 5th June

Friday 6th June

9.00-10am Registration

9.30-10am Registration

10.00-10.30am Launch

10.00-10.40am Walls & cannons, conflicts of interest. Brian G Scott, Former Keeper of Conservation, Ulster Museum.

10.30-11.00am 16th century Limerick City from maps and the Civil Survey Brian Hodkinson, Curator, Limerick City Museum. 11.00-11.20am Tea/Coffee 11.20-11.40am 16th century Kilmallock from maps, drawings and the Civil Survey Sarah McCutcheon, Executive Archaeologist, Limerick City & County Council 11.40-12.30pm Changes in design of merchant houses 1500-1600 Ben Murtagh, Buildings Archaeologist Consultant 12.30-1.00pm TBC 1.00-2.15pm Lunch 2.15-3.00pm Building a house in the 16th century: craftsmen & patrons Dr. Rachel Moss, Assistant Prof. History of Art & Architecture, Trinity College Dublin. 3.00-3.15pm Supervalu Kilmallock recent discoveries Frank Coyne, Director, Aegis Archaeology Ltd. 3.15-4.30pm Walking tour of walled town

10.40-11.10am Small arms & armour, defending the town Colonel Donal O’Carroll, Former Master of the Irish Military College. 11.10-11.30am Tea/Coffee 11.30am-11.50am The Battle of Kinsale: A siege Paul O’Keefe, Archaeologist, National Roads Authority. 11.50-12.25pm The social and cultural world of the merchant families Prof. Colm Lennon, Dept of History, NUI Maynooth. 12.25-1.10pm Merchants and their houses Dr. Jane Fenlon, Art Historian Consultant. 1.10-2.15pm Lunch 2.15-2.40pm 16th century Galway, the merchants houses Dr. Jim Higgins, Heritage Officer, Galway City Council. 2.40-3.00pm Myrtleville, Youghal Daniel Noonan, Archaeological Consultant. 3.00-3.15pm Concluding remarks

7.30pm Conference Dinner, Deebert House Hotel, Kilmallock.

© National Gallery Ireland

Tour: Collegiate Church & Dominican Friary

This programme may be subject to variation.

Aims: The conference aims to provide a forum for the public, professionals and academics to come to a better understanding of the contemporary domestic architecture, its influences, form and function, its designers and builders as well as exploring changes in town fortifications necessitated by the introduction of heavy artillery. As a town with an incredibly rich medieval and early modern infrastructure, Kilmallock provides the perfect backdrop to look at this important transitional period between the medieval and the modern world.

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