Water Heritage Day 2019

The Three Sister Rivers – a living heritage

PS Ida at Cheekpoint prior to the building of the Barrow Railway Viaduct (1902-1906) and the meeting point of the three sister rivers

To celebrate National Water Heritage Day 2019 an exhibition will take place in the Reading Room Cheekpoint of images of the village and surrounding areas from Saturday 24th 7.30-9pm and Sunday afternoon 25th from 12-5pm other activities include:

A guided walk of the areas foreshore will take place on Saturday evening hosted by Paddy Dwan of Time Outside Nature walks

A talk on the historic nature of the area will take place on the Sunday afternoon looking at religious developments in the context of the rivers. Details to be announced.

Boat trips will be organised from Cheekpoint quay on the Sunday subject to interest and weather conditions.

More details will be announced as they are confirmed.

Supported by the Local Authorities Waters in Communities initiative