Fermanagh County Museum and Cavan County Museum Phase 2 project - Connecting Peoples, Places & Heritage has received an award of financial assistance under Peace II Programme - Measure 5.3 Developing Cross Border Reconciliation and Understanding.
The project employs a full time Outreach Officer and part-time administrator to create 6 cross border, cross community partnerships between schools in County Cavan and County Fermanagh and 4 cross border, cross community adult partnerships in the counties.
These partnerships will explore potentially contentious period of their history through the medium of heritage.
The main objectives of the project are:
Successful implementation of a cross-border and cross-community project involving 12 primary schools and 8 adult groups within Fermanagh and Cavan.
Work with 12 schools to create 6 cross-border school partnerships to create 6 different Virtual Heritage Trails between Fermanagh and Cavan which will be available to the public via the world wide web.
Work with 8 adult groups to create 4 cross-border adult partnerships to create a travelling exhibition which will explore issues involving the borderlands of Cavan and Fermanagh.
Devise, organise and implement educational programmes, workshops, seminars, tours, lectures and events.
Deliver educational heritage trails to both school and adult audiences.
For more information please contact:
"Connecting Peoples, Places and Heritage."
Fermanagh County Museum,
Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, BT74 7HL.
Tel: +44 (0)28 6634 2564
or +44 (0)28 6632 5000.