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A Very Heritage Christmas: Irish Winter Customs by Dr Marion McGarry
4th December 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Join Ulster Architectural Heritage, supported by Belfast City Council, for a fascinating talk & Q&A from Dr Marion McGarry on Irish winter customs, who will be joining us via video link from Galway. Marion will be focussing particularly on the traditional celebration of Christmas and Advent. The event will be broadcast via zoom from 11am.
Sadly, due to circumstances beyond our control we have had to cancel the in-person portion of the event at the Old Museum Building.
FREE and Open to All (Booking Essential)
Dr Marion McGarry is an Irish historian based in Sligo. Author of four books, she is also a heritage consultant and illustrator. She lectures at Galway Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT). She has a Master’s Degree in art history (University of Limerick) and a PhD (Ulster University). Her books include Irish Customs and Rituals: How Our Ancestors Celebrated Life and the Seasons (Orpen Press, 2020) and The Irish Cottage: History, Culture and Design (Orpen Press, 2017).