Lecture: Skellig Michael: Past Times

Lecture: Skellig Michael: Past Times

17 August, 8:15pm - 9:30pm

Booking Required
  • Heritage Iveragh/Oidhreacht Uíbh Ráthaigh
  • Ballinskelligs Community Centre, Dungeagan, Ballinskelligs, V23 DT28
  • Co. Kerry

John Sheehan will examine the motivations for the foundation of a monastic community on this isolated rock, the development and character of the site and the realities of life there.

Skellig Michael is one of Ireland’s few UNESCO World Heritage Sites. This lecture will examine the motivations behind the foundation of a monastic community on this isolated rock, explore the development and character of the site, outline the realities of life there, and consider the connections of Skellig Michael with a network of monasteries on mainland Kerry and beyond.

Admission & Booking

  • Admission Free
    • to book contact 0863065299

Access & Parking

  • Not suitable for Children under 12
  • Wheelchair Access (Full)
  • Car Parking Available

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