Colouring Fingal’s Heritage launched during Heritage Week

Colouring Fingal’s Heritage launched during Heritage Week

Fingal County Council Heritage Office have launched a fabulous colouring book Colouring Fingal’s Heritage during heritage week. The book which depicts wonderful illustrations that capture the essence of Fingal’s exceptional heritage, was launched by Deputy Mayor of Fingal Cllr Rob O’Donoghue in Swords Castle along with Fingal County Architect Fionnuala May and Heritage Officer Christine Baker.By matching cultural heritage with creativity this publication aims to introduce these sites and stories to new and varied audiences, both young and old(er)! Drawings are of varied detail to encourage all levels of colouring enjoyment. The majority of the sites included are open to the public and are there to be enjoyed by all the family.Commenting on the publication Deputy Mayor O’Donoghue said “Fingal Heritage Office have produced a fantastic programme for Heritage Week 2020 and I am delighted with the opportunity to launch this Colouring Fingal’s Heritage publication as part of it. The book contains images from across the county including Skerries Mills, Balbriggan Harbour, Clonsilla Church, The Royal Canal, Mulhuddart Holy Well and Baldoyle Vikings!. It will definitely have wide ranging appeal. Heritage is for everyone’ said Fingal Heritage Officer, Christine Baker ‘And it is important to share the stories of Fingal’s past with our younger citizens in an accessible way”.While celebrating Heritage Week 2020 with a visit to Swords Castle, the Minister for Housing, Local Government and Heritage Darragh O’Brien T.D. and Virginia Teehan, Chief Executive of the Heritage Council were presented with a copy of the colouring book.

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