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Cill Dara Historical Society - The Guinness Story : Teh Family , The business and the blackstuff.

June 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Cill Dara Historical Society

Presents: A talk on 'The Guiness Story: The family , The Buisness and The Black Stuff'

with Dr Edward Bourke, Author


Edward J. Bourke is a scientist working at Diageo St James’s Gate Global Beer Technical Centre.
He has an abiding interest in industrial history, especially relating to Ireland, and has published several books on shipwrecks around the Irish coast.
His fascination with the Guinness brewery began at an early age as both his parents and grandparents owned pubs in Dublin.

This 250-year old story will fascinate lovers of Guinness beer and memorabilia as well as those interested in this remarkable family of brewers and the industrial history of Ireland’s most famous export.



The Education Centre, Old Parochial House, Friary Road, Kildare Town.

Talks start at 8 p.m. Come along for chat and refreshments from 7.30 pm

Time and Date:

Talks begin at 8pm in the Kildare Education Centre, Kildare Town

Wednesday 7th June 2023



For booking and cost please contact: Joe Connelly  Ph: 086-1686236.

Tullywest, Kildare, Co. Kildare



June 7
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Education Centre
The Education Centre Old Parochial House, Friary Road, Kildare, County Kildare, R51 KN66 + Google Map


Cill Dara Historical Society
00 353 86 1686236