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What is Finglas Heritage Trail?

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JACKIE O’REILLY joins Pat Meehan to discuss the launch of the Finglas Heritage Trail, a trail of fourteen heritage sites. The trail was officially launched by councillor Naoise O’Muiri along with Dublin City Council. They move on to discuss the book “The Peoples Portrait” of Finglas.

Jackie carries on to explain the tour itself and how one can carry out the tour by themselves or can take a guided tour during the summer months.

They discuss the sites that the walk takes in including a viking burial site (off Church Street) . They mention the story of Brian Borus body having passed through Finglas village after the Battle of Clontarf. Jackie explains how the map and guide came about and how long they have been working on the trail.

 

 

 

Duration: 08'31" DATE: June 17, 2013
Interviewer:Pat Meehan
Producer:Yvette Reid
Interviewee:Jackie O'Reilly
Themes:Irish Life & Culture, Local News, Local Arts & Culture
Keywords:finglas heritage trail, viking finglas, pat liddy, brian boru in finglas, cultural tours, history of dublin, finglas history. Jackie o'reilly,
LocationFinglas Time Period:2013
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
Identifier:NEARFM_20130617_NST_002
Rights:Creative Commons License
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