Silence surrounding wildlife crime
Gorey Library is hosting a number of interesting events in conjunction with Heritage Week which runs from Saturday to Sunday, August 18th-26th, and “Wildlife Crime in Ireland – a Silent Story” by Enda Mullen takes place on Tuesday, August 21st at 7 pm, and it should not be missed!
This talk aims to open our eyes to the crimes against wildlife which are happening all around us. It will discuss the protections offered for wildlife, the types of crimes occurring and what to look out for, so you can report crime.
Enda Mullen is the Divisional Ecologist with the National Parks and Wildlife Service covering Wicklow and North Wexford.
She works with a broad range of wildlife issues including the fight against wildlife crime. She has a special interest in badgers and bats.
Booking is essential. Tel: 053 9421481 to book your place.
“Painting with Light: some 20th Century Irish stained glass” with Reiltin Murphy takes place on Thursday, August 23rd at 7 pm and this talk will be invaluable to anyone with an interest in stained glass, visual art, painting, craft and Christian iconography.
There will be a discussion of the stained glass in Gorey Church of Ireland as well as examples by the Dublin firm Murphy Devitt Studios.
Reiltín Murphy’s parents were stained glass artists at their Murphy Devitt Studios in Dublin. Reiltín grew up familiar with all aspects of stained glass design and production.
An artist and retired lecturer in Design Visual Communication at Waterford Institute of Technology Reiltín is compiling an archive of Murphy Devitt Studios in connection with the National Irish Visual Arts Library, Dublin. She holds a BA in Calligraphy & Bookbinding from the University of Surrey as well as a Fine Art Diploma and MA in Visual Communication from the National College of Art and Design.
Booking is essential. Phone 053 9421481 to book your place.