Harris welcomes winners of OPW’s Winter Solstice Children’s Art Competition to Newgrange for the Solstice

Simon Harris TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) this morning, (21 December), welcomed the six winners of the OPW Winter Solstice Children’s Art Competition to Newgrange. Their winning entries granted them access to the Chamber this morning ready to witness the Winter Solstice, but unfortunately the sun was obscured by cloud. Nevertheless, the children had a wonderful morning and soaked up the atmosphere on the day. There is always a festive and anticipatory atmosphere regardless of the weather and whilst clear skies can never be guaranteed, visitors always say that being at the Solstice is a never-to-be-forgotten experience.

21 December 14

 

OPW presents A New Perspective, an exhibition of the 'Life of Christ' ceiling paintings by Patrick Tuohy at Pearse Museum.

OPW is proud to announce that, for the first time, visitors will be able to see ten ceiling paintings at eye level in a new exhibition in the Pearse Museum. Patrick Tuohy, one of the most significant Irish artists of his generation, was commissioned to paint these canvases depicting the Life of Christ in 1913 for the Jesuit Order in Rathfarnham Castle. They replaced a series of paintings by the 18th century artist Angelica Kaufmann that had been removed from the ceiling of the Castle's Long Gallery and sold by a previous owner.

18 December 14

 

Harris welcomes Irish Sign Language Tours at OPW Heritage Sites

Simon Harris TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) is delighted to announce that the OPW, working in conjunction with the Centre for Deaf Studies, at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) will offer a programme of Irish Sign Language interpreted tours at a number of OPW heritage sites in January and February 2015.

The programme will commence in Dublin Castle on Sunday 18 January with free signed tours of the Castle available to members of the deaf and hard of hearing community. The initiative will continue in Farmleigh House on Saturday 31 January and Sunday 1 February, with more sites planned for later in the Spring.

16 December 14

 

Minister Harris welcomes OPW's development of accommodation for the Courts Service at Hammond Lane, Dublin 7 and the conservation works starting on the Four Courts Dome.

Mr. Simon Harris, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), together with the Hon. Mrs. Justice Susan Denham, Chief Justice of Ireland and the Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald today welcomed the announcement that a portion of the OPW site at Hammond Lane will be developed for the Family Law Court for the Courts Service.

Speaking on site today, Minister Harris said " My Office, the Office of Public Works, has a strong working relationship with the Courts Service on the provision of their facilities and I am delighted that we can progress the development of the Family Law Court on this site. My Office will commence the feasibility study and the development of the brief with the Courts Service and I have no doubt that the new facility will offer the highest level of accommodation for the service. In addition, the site will provide much needed accommodation for other State services".

12 December 14

 

Harris launches Christmas Programme at Kilkenny Castle

Simon Harris TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today (2 December 2014) launched the programme of Christmas events at Kilkenny Castle.

Speaking this morning, the Minister said: "I am delighted to be at Kilkenny Castle to launch an exciting programme of Christmas events. My Office has adopted a Victorian Christmas theme to showcase many of the historical features of this iconic and historic site".

2 December 14

 

Harris congratulates winners of 2014 Newgrange Winter solstice Children's Art Competition

Simon Harris TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today announced the winners of the 2014 Newgrange Winter Solstice Children's Art Competition.

Speaking this morning, the Minister said: “I am delighted to make this very special announcement today of the winners of the 2014 competition. The six students, accompanied by a parent or guardian will be coming to Newgrange on 21 December and will be the among the lucky few in the chamber for the Winter Solstice sunrise - a unique event in our cultural calendar.”

27 November 14

 

OPW welcomes the opening of ‘Unfold’ - A Joint Exhibition of Government Art Works in The Courthouse Gallery, Ennistymon, Co. Clare.

On Friday 28 November, the Office of Public Works (OPW) will officially open 'Unfold' – the annual joint touring exhibition of artworks from the collections of the OPW in the Republic of Ireland and the Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP) of Northern Ireland. The 2014 exhibition is a selection of 30 artworks from the public collections, north and south, chosen by nine young curators from the Institute of Technology in Tallaght and facilitated by the Tallaght based arts centre RUA RED. The student curators, all attending the BA in Creative Digital Media, course chose the artworks according to their own tastes and they themselves provide the links between them. The exhibition evolved and unfolded from their discussions and debates about the selections from each public collection.

20 November 14

 

OPW is proud to present 'Frank Browne - Through the Lens' Exhibition in Farmleigh Gallery in the Phoenix Park

The Office of Public Works (OPW) is delighted to host an exhibition of Fr. Frank Browne's greatest photographs 'Through the Lens'. These photographs convey something of the remarkable talent of a man who is believed to be the most significant Irish photographer of the first half of the last century.

3 November 14

 

Treasure trove of artefacts found at Rathfarnham Castle by OPW

Mr. Simon Harris, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Minister Heather Humphreys, TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht today (30 October) announced the discovery of a unique assemblage of artefacts in Rathfarnham Castle.

30 October 14

 

Treasure trove of artefacts found at Rathfarnham Castle by OPW

Mr. Simon Harris, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Minister Heather Humphreys, TD, Minister for Arts, Heritage and Gaeltacht today (30 October) announced the discovery of a unique assemblage of artefacts in Rathfarnham Castle.

30 October 14

 

Office of Public Works is delighted to present 'Silent Exposure' the photography of William Despard Hemphill at Dublin Castle from 24 October 2014

The Office of Public Works (OPW) is delighted to present an exhibition of the photographs of William Despard Hemphill (1816-1902). Dr. Hemphill was a native of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary and this wonderful exhibition opened in the Main Guard, Clonmel last July and proved very popular.

23 October 14

 

Minister Harris opens Ceramics Ireland Annual Exhibition at Pearse Museum

Mr. Simon Harris, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today (18 October) opened the Ceramics Ireland Annual Exhibition at the Pearse Museum, St. Enda's Park, Rathfarnham. This exhibition will run until November 29th and features the work of almost 30 ceramics makers and includes many aspects of ceramic practice.

18 October 14

 

Flood Risk Management remains our priority as Harris welcomes €390m Estimates Allocation for the Office of Public Works

Simon Harris, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works, welcomed today (Tuesday 14 October) the 2015 Estimates Allocations provided to the Office of Public Works which shows continuing commitment to the work of the Office across its portfolio, including flood risk management, estate portfolio management and heritage services.

14 October 14

 

The Office of Public Works is proud to present 'Desire: Jewellery & Body Ornaments, A Retrospective' by Sonja Landweer at the Coach House Gallery, Dublin Castle until 31 October 2014.

Landweer, the internationally celebrated Dutch artist, was born in Amsterdam in 1933. In 1952, she studied ceramics at the Amsterdam School of Industrial Design, the Rietveld Acadamie. In the early 1960s, Landweer moved to Ireland where she has lived for over fifty years. She first came to teach at the Kilkenny Design Workshops where she was Artist-in-Residence. The unique Irish landscape has magical resonance for her and became her home, offering endless inspiration.

8 October 14

 

Minister Harris opens restored 18th century Octagonal Walled Garden at the Battle of the Boyne, Oldbridge Estate, Co. Meath

Minister Simon Harris TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works was in Oldbridge today (30 September 2014) where he officially opened the Octagonal Walled Garden at the Battle of the Boyne, Oldbridge Estate, Co. Meath.

Speaking at Oldbridge this morning Minister Harris said "It is my great pleasure to be here today to formally open this majestic walled garden. The Coddington family, who established this estate in 1724 had a great interest in formal landscape design and my Office, the Office of Public Works, has restored this Garden to its former glory as part of its on-going programme of conservation and enhancement. This is the final piece of the jigsaw of the wonderful work carried out over a number of years to this historic site."

30 September 14

 

Minister Harris launches Newgrange Winter Solstice Art Competition and congratulates Winter Solstice Lottery Winners for 2014

Mr. Simon Harris, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), today (26 September 2014) was in the Brú na Boinne Visitor Centre at Newgrange with the children of Donore, Knockcommon and Slane National Schools to launch the Newgrange Winter Solstice Art Competition for 2014 and the annual Winter Solstice Lottery Draw.

26 September 14

 

The Office of Public Works is delighted to launch the 'Kilmainham Gaol Graffiti Website: female experiences of imprisonment during the Irish Civil War' in Kilmainham Gaol on Wednesday 24 September 2014 at 7pm.

This website is a collaboration between the Office of Public Works and the Irish Research Council and aims to provide the public and researchers with access to materials relating to the women held in the gaol during the civil war period (1922-1923).

24 September 14

 

Viking Dublin alive as Minister Simon Harris officially opens the Viking House at the National Botanic Gardens

A 1,000 year-old thatched house has been re-created at the National Botanic Gardens and is a replica of a 10th century Dublin house on Fishamble Street.   Viking Dublin marks the foundation of the capital city dating back to 860 AD. This Viking House was built by Eoin Donnelly, master craftsman of Enniscorthy and Peter Compton, skilled thatcher from Cavan. The design, craftmanship and methods are all timeless examples of the skill of traditional timber frame buildings. The project was supported by Dublin City Council, The National Museum of Ireland and the School of Archaeology, University College Dublin and the Irish Museums Trust.

10 September 14

 

Minister Harris opens 'The Palimpsest/Rianú Project' at the Pearse Museum in St. Enda's Park, Rathfarnham.

The Palimpsest/ Rianú Project is a collaborative art project which brought together eight Irish artists to develop work to represent Ireland at Artisterium VI in Tbilisi, Georgia in October 2013. Each artist was invited to develop an initial image which was then passed to the next artist and so on until each of the eight artists had worked on each of the images.

6 September 14

 

Harris welcomes final draft Feasibility Report for the Avoca River Flood Relief Scheme in Arklow

Mr. Simon Harris, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works, today (5 September 2014) welcomed the final draft Feasibility Report for the Avoca River (Arklow Town) Flood Relief Scheme which was submitted by the consultants on the project to the Office of Public Works and Wicklow County Council.

5 September 14

 

Minister of State Simon Harris welcomes the opening of "UNFOLD" - A joint DFP/OPW Exhibition of Government Artworks in the Sean Hollywood Arts Centre, Newry.

The annual joint touring exhibition of artworks from the collections of the Office of Public Works (OPW) in the Republic of Ireland and the Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP) of Northern Ireland is this year entitled ‘UNFOLD’. This exhibition is a selection of 30 artworks from the public selections, north and south, chosen by nine young curators from the Institute of Technology in Tallaght, Dublin.

4 September 14

 

OPW BHAA 5k Trail Race 2014 Saturday 13th September

The Office of Public Works (OPW) in association with the Business Houses Athletic Association and with the support of Trim Athletics Club is holding the inaugural OPW/BHAA 5k Trail Race at 11am on Saturday 13th September on behalf of Brightside OPW Staff Benevolent Fund (the OPW staff charity).

4 September 14

 

Minister Harris unveils 'Sculpture in Context' Exhibition in the National Botanic Gardens

Mr. Simon Harris, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), today (3 September 2014) was in the National Botanic Gardens to unveil Ireland's largest outdoor sculpture exhibition "Sculpture in Context".

3 September 14

 

Minister Harris unveils a scaled bust of Senator Edward Kennedy at the National University of Ireland Maynooth

To mark the 5th Anniversary of the passing of Senator Edward (Ted) Kennedy, Simon Harris TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), today presented the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for Conflict Intervention (National University of Ireland Maynooth) with a bronze representation of the Senator.

25 August 14

 

Heritage Week highlights our cultural wealth says Minister Simon Harris

Mr. Simon Harris, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works, today (20 August 2014) urged visitors and natives alike to enjoy the myriad events on offer during Heritage Week, which runs from 23rd - 31st August.

20 August 14

 

Government funding for storm damage repairs in Clare has been allocated and is ready for use says Minister Simon Harris.

Mr. Simon Harris, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works, today (7 August 2014) outlined the position regarding Government funding for storm damage repairs for Clare County Council and in particular recent reports about Cloughaninchy in County Clare.

7 August 14

 

'A Living Tradition': Exhibition of Contemporary Irish Stone Carving - An exhibition at the Pearse Museum, St. Enda’s Park, Rathfarnham, 31 July to 17 August 2014

OPW and The Pearse Museum is delighted to host an exhibition of work by the members of the Lettercarvers Guild of Ireland. The Guild was founded in 2008 to promote the craft of letter design and carving by hand. It supports the development of letter carving skills and design while also encouraging the use of high quality, hand-carved inscriptions on public monuments, artworks, memorials and architectural commissions. A Living Tradition reflects the wide variety of styles and innovative approaches used in the interpretation of the letterform in stone.

31 July 14

 

OPW welcomes the opening of ‘Unfold’ - A Joint Exhibition of Government Art Works in Tallaght, Dublin

On Thursday 31st July, the Office of Public Works (OPW) will officially open 'Unfold' – the annual joint touring exhibition of artworks from the collections of the OPW in the Republic of Ireland and the Department of Finance and Personnel (DFP) of Northern Ireland. The 2014 exhibition is a selection of 30 artworks from the public collections, north and south, chosen by nine young curators from the Institute of Technology in Tallaght and facilitated by the Tallaght based arts centre RUA RED. The student curators, all attending the BA in Creative Digital Media, course chose the artworks according to their own tastes and they themselves provide the links between them. The exhibition evolved and unfolded from their discussions and debates about the selections from each public collection.

12 August 14

 

Minister Harris encourages public to come to Public Information Day on the Lower Lee (Cork City) Flood Relief Scheme on Tuesday 29 July 2014

Simon Harris T.D., Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works, today (Monday 28 July) encouraged members of the public to visit City Hall in Cork for a Public Information Day on the Lower Lee (Cork City) Flood Relief Scheme.  This Public Information day will take place on Tuesday 29 July 2014.

28 July 14

 

OPW presents 'Meditation on Plates: Inspired by Lord Charlemont's Casino'

The Office of Public Works present an exhibition 'Meditation on Plates: Inspired by Lord Charlemont's Casino' which will be on view to the public from 13th July 2014, in one of Ireland's most highly regarded historic buildings, the Casino Marino. The exhibition is a wonderful collection of porcelain plates designed by a group of almost 40 esteemed Irish and international artists, designers and architects.

10 July 14

 

Office of Public Works is delighted to announce 'Silent Exposure' an historical photographic exhibition in The Main Guard, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary from 4 July 2014.

The Office of Public Works is delighted to announce an exhibition that showcases the work of one of Ireland’s pioneering photographers, William Despard Hemphill (1816–1902), a native of Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. 'Silent Exposure' - the Photography of William Despard Hemphill' will open in the Main Guard, Clonmel on 4 July 2014 until 31 July 2014.

30 June 14

 

Dublin's Phoenix Park To Host An Amazing Bikeweek Festival

From 15th - 22nd June, Dublin’s Phoenix Park will play host to a weeklong Bike Festival as part of Bikeweek 2014. There is an amazing array of events taking place, jointly organised by the Dublin Cycling Campaign and the Office of Public Works.

14 June 14

 

Free Admission to Irish & Isle of Man Heritage Sites for OPW Heritage Card holders

Ms. Clare McGrath, Chairman of the Office of Public Works (OPW) has announced that the OPW and the Friends of Manx National Heritage have reached a reciprocal arrangement, which provides free admission for Heritage Card holders to their heritage sites.

11 June 14

 

OPW is delighted to present 'Alec Cobbe: Designer, Painter, Connoisseur' in Dublin Castle from 6 June – 24 September 2014

For over 40 years, Alec Cobbe has been a key figure in the understanding and presentation of historic painting collections and interiors. Born in Dublin in 1945, he began his career as a creative artist making paintings concerned with light and architectural spaces; he trained as a painting conservator and his artistic interests also led him towards the redecoration and arrangement of historic interiors.

5 June 14

 

OPW launches new Apprenticeship programme

The Commissioners of Public Works are pleased to launch a new programme for apprenticeships in the areas of Carpentry/Joinery and Stonemasonry. This continues the tradition of the Office in providing training programmes for the critical skills required to protect our National Monuments.

30 May 14

 

The Office of Public Works is delighted to present 'Meditation on Plates: Inspired by Lord Charlemont's Casino'.

The Office of Public Works will present an exhibition 'Meditation on Plates: Inspired by Lord Charlemont's Casino' on 12th July 2014 in one of Ireland's most highly regarded historic buildings, the Casino at Marino.

28 May 14

 

OPW launch the Dublin Castle Summer Events Programme

The Office of Public Works (OPW) today launched the Dublin Castle Summer Events programme. Join us as we host world-class exhibitions, welcome a host of remarkable sand sculptures, family trail days and three amazing theatre productions. There are a wealth of events to suit every taste.

20 May 14

 

The Office of Public Works is delighted to present Paradise Lost: Lord Charlemont’s Garden at Marino in the Casino Marino.

The beautiful miniature architectural masterpiece known as the Casino is all that remains of Lord Charlemont’s vast eighteenth-century garden at Marino. Appearing to be a one-room temple from the outside, there are actually sixteen rooms over three levels on the inside, making this Georgian gem Dublin’s own Tardis. Until 31st October 2014, Paradise Lost: Lord Charlemont's Garden at Marino - an innovative multimedia exhibition - will bring the landscape back to life inside the walls of the last standing garden building. This is the very first time that these images will be shown in Marino since the 1800s. 

10 May 14

 

The Office of Public Works welcomes 'Aibitir - The Irish Alphabet in Botanical Art' to the National Botanic Gardens

The Irish Alphabet in Botanical Art is the inaugural exhibition of eth Irish Society of Botanical Artists. Working with OPW's National Botanic Gardens, Glasnevin, artists have created portraits of native plants accompanied by the first letter of their Irish name.

24 April 14

 

Minister Hayes announces further work on the Clare Island Wall Paintings in St Brigid's Cistercian Abbey

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) was on Clare Island today (Monday 14 April 2014) and used the opportunity to announce that the OPW National Monuments Service will this summer undertake further work on the important Wall paintings at St. Brigid's Cistercian Abbey on Clare Island.

14 April 14

 

Minister Brian Hayes welcomes the new Board of Visitors at Kilmainham Gaol

Minister Brian Hayes TD, Minister of State at the Department of Finance with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works, today (26 March 2014) welcomed the appointment of a new Board of Visitors for Kilmainham Gaol, Dublin 8.

26 March 14

 

Minister Brian Hayes and Insurance Ireland announce Memorandum of Understanding on Flood Defence Data

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), together with Mr. Kevin Thompson, CEO of Insurance Ireland (II) today (24 March 2014) announced details of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Office of Public Works and Insurance Ireland on the exchange of information on flood defence works.

24 March 14

 

Minister Hayes announces details of seven OPW sites approved as civil ceremony venues

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today (21 March 2014) detailed which OPW heritage sites have so far been approved as venues for use by couples intending to get married in Civil Ceremonies.

21 March 14

 

Hayes announces availability of up to €19.6m for coastal protection and flood defence works in counties affected by recent severe storms

Following on the Government decision of 11 February 2014 to make available up to €19.6m funding for the repair of damaged coastal protection and flood defence works to counties affected by the severe weather from 13 December 2013 to 6 January 2014,  Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today (11 March 2014) is pleased to announce the amounts that will be available to each county affected.

11 March 14

 

Minister Hayes opens ‘From A Hermitage to Harlem: Pearse in America, 1914’ an OPW exhibition at the Pearse Museum in St. Enda's Park

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today (2 March 2014) officially opened an exhibition entitled ‘From A Hermitage to Harlem: Pearse in America, 1914’ which marks the centenary of Patrick Pearse’s visit to the United States.

2 March 14

 

Minister Hayes welcomes the Morpeth Roll to Dublin Castle

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today (26 February) officially welcomed the Morpeth Roll exhibition to Dublin Castle.

26 February 14

 

‘From A Hermitage to Harlem: Pearse in America, 1914’ an OPW exhibition at the Pearse Museum in St. Enda's Park

To mark the centenary of Patrick Pearse’s visit to the United States, the Pearse Museum has mounted an exhibition entitled ‘From A Hermitage to Harlem: Pearse in America, 1914’ which looks at this key event in Pearse’s political development.

26 February 14

 

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister Brian Hayes hand over the former Garda Station in Tourmakeady to the local community

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister of State, Brian Hayes were in Tourmakeady, Co. Mayo today (21 February) to officially hand over the keys of the former Garda Station for community use.

21 February 14

 

Minister Hayes Hands Over Mulranny Former Garda Station to Local Community

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today (20 February 2014) officially handed over the keys of the former Garda Station in Mulranny for community use.

20 February 14

 

Kilkenny Castle celebrates the return of the 'Decius Mus' Tapestries and the launch of the Summer 2014 event programme

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) was joined today by Mr. Phil Hogan, TD, Minister for Environment, Community & Local Government, to welcome the return of the 'Decius Mus' Tapestries to Kilkenny Castle, following conservation work in Madrid.

17 February 14

 

Hayes extends a Valentine's Day invitation for couples to wed in OPW's historic properties

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today (13 February 2014) offered couples intending to get married in Civil Ceremonies the option of holding their event in one of the heritage sites run by the OPW.

13 February 14

 

Ministers Rabbitte & Hayes launch a €9 million energy efficiency campaign in the Public Sector.

Mr. Pat Rabbitte T.D. (Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources) and Mr. Brian Hayes T.D. (Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works) today (3rd February) announced the provision of €9 million in Government funding over the next three years, for the expansion of the OPW's Optimising Power @ Work staff energy awareness campaign into the wider public service.

3 February 14

 

Hayes welcomes partnership approach to enhancing Ireland’s National Historic Properties

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today (2 February 2014) welcomed the interest shown by individuals and companies in enhancing our existing National Historic Properties’ facilities.

2 February 14

 

Hayes delighted with increased visitor numbers at OPW sites

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today (22 January 2014) congratulated his staff on another very successful year.

22 January 14

 

Minister Hayes views new developments at Emo Court & Heywood Gardens

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) was in Co. Laois today to view new developments at Emo Court and Heywood Gardens, two of the OPW’s premier historic properties.

17 January 14

 

Hayes congratulates award-winning OPW Heritage Sites

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today congratulated the eight heritage sites, all managed by the Office of Public Works, on their Silver Merit Award of Excellence 2013.

13 January 14

 

Minister Brian Hayes hands over Elizabeth Fort to Cork City Council

Mr. Brian Hayes, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW) today (8 January 2014) officially handed over Elizabeth Fort to Cork City Council.

8 January 14