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Casino Marino Heritage Week

posted 9 Aug 2010, 06:06 by Eoin Kilfeather   [ updated 28 Feb 2016, 05:54 ]
As part of National Heritage Week 2010, the Casino Marino is offering a programme of events
which may be of interest to Marino Residents. Our theme this year aims to highlight Lord Charlemont's
contribution to the funding of Irelands first hydrogen balloon flight endeavours by Richard Crosbie,
Ireland's first aeronaut! The events listed below are all free of charge, however booking is advisable.

(1) 'Richard Crosbie, Ireland's First Aeronaut', a Talk by Bryan Mac Mahon.
      Celebrating the first hydrogen balloon flight by intrepid scientist,Richard Crosbie
      and Lord Charlemont's avid support of the Arts & Sciences in Ireland.
      Saturday August 28th at 4pm - 5pm.
(2) Walking Tour of Old 18th century Demesne with Pat Liddy, Historian.
      A walk and talk tour tracing the original footprint of the Marino Demesne with
      desciptions of it's former glory and impact on the local area.
      Thursday August 26th at 6pm - 7:30pm.
       Saturday August 28th at 5:30pm - 7pm. Follows above talk by Bryan Mac Mahon.
(3) 'Beautiful and Sublime: The Philosophy of the Casino Marino', a Talk by Stephen Cadwell.
      A brief look at the aesthetic philosophy that helped 'shape' the Casino Marino, from Plato
      to Kant and back to Burke.
      Thursday August 26th at 8pm - 9pm. Follows above walk by Pat Liddy.
(4) Guided tours in 18th Century Costume.
      Free guided tours in 18th Century costume in one of Europe's finest architectural gems.
      21st,22nd,26th,28th & 29th of August from 10am - 5pm.

We also have a number of child focused events of interest:

Balloons to Ballistics Workshops: August 29th/ 1pm -2:30pm & 3pm - 4:30pm.
Participate in the science of balloon & rocket flight by creating and launching rockets!
Suitable for all, from Primary school age to PhD!! Booking Essential.
The Casino Tails of the Marino Mice with the 18th century Mouse Master.
Family tour telling the story of our hidden Italian mice!
21st,22nd of August at 3pm & 29th of August at 5pm.Booking essential.
Storytelling with Niall de Burca
Saturday 28th of august at 2pm.Booking essential.

If you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact us on 01-8331618.