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Lets walk and talk spring 2013

  1. 1. SPRING 2013 A eve ll n are ts FREE“A great way to stay healthy, meet people and learn a little something about our Fair City!” SEACHTAIN NA GAEILGEDé hAoine, 8 Márta ag 11am. Teachta le céile ag CearnógTheach an Tionóil, Barra an Teampaill, Baile Átha Cliath 2.Déan Lá Idirnáisiúnta na mBan a cheiliúradh lenár nGrúpa Siúil agusCaint trí Ghaeilge agus iad ag tabhairt cúirt ar Theach Laighean áita mbuailfidh siad le TD Neamhspleách an Lár Cheantair, MaureenO’Sullivan agus tabharfar turas dóibh mór thimpeall ar Thithe anOireachtais. www.snag.ie & www.dublincity.ie/internationalwomensday MARINO: AN 18TH CENTURY ARISTOCRATIC HAVENSaturday, 13th April at 12 noon. Meet outside Marino Health Centre,1A Griffith Avenue, Marino, Dublin 3. Marino, once part of thetownland of Donnycarney, was changed forever by its most famous18th century resident, the Earl of Charlemont who built the famousCasino there. Join Pat Liddy as he reveals the many sides of this greatman, his accomplishments and the legacy that is Marino today.STRUMPET CITY & THE LOCKOUT AROUND THE NORTH INNER CITYWednesday, 17th April at 7pm. Meet at The Five Lamps, North Strand,Dublin 1. The Dublin: One City, One Book choice for 2013 is Strumpet Cityby James Plunkett and this tour around the North Strand area will look atthe events leading up to the Great Lockout of 1913 and the devastatingeffect it had on the local area. www.dublinonecityonebook.ie MEMORIES OF STRUMPET CITYMonday, 22nd April at 12 noon. Meet outside St. Kevin’s Church,Harrington St, Dublin 8. Strumpet City deals powerfully with theera of tenements, widespread unemployment, poverty and theGreat Lockout and this tour takes us through parts of the city stillawash with memories of more desperate times for Dublin’s workingclasses. The tour will conclude at The Church Bar & Restauranton Jervis Street where we’ve been kindly invited for an afternoonsession of Irish traditional music. www.dublinonecityonebook.ieAll Walks and Tours last about 90 Minutes and noadvance booking is necessary. All of our historicalwalking tours are led by acclaimed historian Pat Liddy.Visit: www.letswalkandtalk.ieContact: Dublin City Council on 222 2233 (between 9 - 5pm)Email: letswalkandtalk@dublincity.ie
  2. 2. WEEKLY WALKING GROUPS SCHEDULE FOR FEBRUARY TO APRIL 2013Day Time Meeting Point Details Other Information Parkgate St. A walk in Buses 26, entrance to the park or 66, 66A,Sundays 2pm Phoenix Park, surrounding 66B, 67 and Dublin 7 areas Museum Luas stop nearby Outside the Walks along Ashtown Halfway the Royal Train StationMondays 11am House Pub, Canal, in the and Buses Ashtown, Phoenix Park 37, 38, 39 Navan Rd, and many & 70 stop Dublin 7 other places nearby Outside The Walks along Bus 14 and Barge Pub, the Grand CharlemontTuesdays 2pm Charlemont Canal and Luas stop St., Dublin 2 within Dublin nearby 2/4/6 areas Outside A walk to Raheny Raheny DART Dollymount DART Station, Strand Station andWednesdays 2pm Raheny through St. Buses 29A, Village, Anne’s Park 31, 31B, 32A Dublin 5 or beyond & 32B stop nearby Outside A walk along Buses 79 & Kilmainham the Grand 79A stopWednesdays 2pm Goal, Canal or nearby Inchicore Rd, around the Kilmainham, historic area Dublin 8 Monument A stroll Meeting to William through the point in theWednesdays 2pm Conyngham, city whilst city centre Kildare Place, talking in Kildare St., Spanish! Dublin 2 Sandymount A walk along Bus 1 stops Green, Sandymount nearbyThursdays 2pm Sandymount Strand or to Village, neighbouring Dublin 4 suburbs Meeting A stroll Meeting House through the point in theFridays 11am Square, city whilst city centre Temple Bar, talking in Dublin 2 Irish! Monument A stroll Meeting to William though the point in theFridays 2pm Conyngham, city whilst city centre Kildare Place, talking in Kildare St., French! Dublin 2Note: Neither Dublin City Council or any of the Walk Leaders /Volunteers can be held responsible for any injury or loss caused toparticipants on any of the walks. In the interest of your own safety,please exercise vigilance and care when crossing roads andjunctions. It is advised that you first consult with your doctor if youhave any medical condition or are not used to regular exercise. The“Weekly Walks” do not take place on bank holidays / public holidaysor during times of ice / snow / dangerous weather conditions.