The History and Heritage of Bridge
Laois Bridge Clubs
Portlaoise Library, Co. Laois
22 August, 2pm - 3pm
Castlecomer Discovery Park commemorates its mining legacy as part of Heritage Week with a tour of the Deerpark Colliery. Join former miner, Seamus Walsh, for stories and poems of life down the mines.
Enjoy this fascinating guided tour of the former Deerpark Colliery site with ex-miner Seamus Walsh. Through stories and poems, get a fascinating insight into the lives of the miners. Follow him back in time to the mouth of the tunnel as you see and hear about the Deerpark Colliery, the most productive coal mine in Ireland in its time. Meet in Castlecomer Discovery Park’s Visitor Centre at 10.30am before driving out to Deerpark (own transport required). Rainwear and sturdy footwear are advised.