Open Day at the Gate House
Irish Landmark Trust
Gate House, Main Street, Celbridge, Co. Kildare
26 August, 10am - 4pm
Conservator and book binder, Paul Curtis will give a talk on the most recent edition to the Allihies Copper Mines Museum collection, The Puxley Papers.
The mining industry in Allihies was started by the Puxley family and impacted enormously on the community. Patrick Puxley, a direct descendant of the original owner, recently donated a box of family papers dating back to the mid 1700's to the Allihies Copper Mines Museum.