We will be providing training to community groups and individuals in Tang, Westmeath on the 27th, 28th, 29th March and 3rd, 4th, 5th April. The project is organised by Tang Muintir Community Council and funded by Westmeath Community Development.
At 11.00 am, this coming Wednesday 19th February 2014, we will be archiving the digital records for over 20,000 Cork County grave memorials and 127 historic graveyards with the county council in the.
I met digital historian Sharon Slater (http://limerickslife.com/) for coffee yesterday and she briefed me on plans for the Beyond the Grave conference to be held in Limerick next year. See you there!
Call for Papers
Beyond the Grave ; The social and physical acts surrounding death and burials in both modern and ancient Ireland.
We have recently commenced two training projects in Laois. Laois Partnership are funding a training project while Laois County Council Heritage Office have also funded some community support work in two graveyards. We have done work in Old Sleaty, Raheen and Clopook and this powerpoint presents some of what we are encountering. Any communities interested in taking part in a training programme during September and October please email john (at) eachtra.ie.