Robert Cain: the first Irish philantropist? A tour (Mon)

Robert Cain etching.
Robert Cain: the first Irish philantropist? A tour (Mon) 24Oct

Robert Cain (1826-1907) began life in Cork and ended it in Liverpool; moving from manual labourer to wealthy establishment philanthropist.

The tour, new this year, takes you on a journey of Cain’s life, via a tour of some of his most prominent buildings, including The Philharmonic Dining Rooms and The Cains Brewery; showing the swagger of his wealth and the investment he made in the city.

This is a walking tour, guided by Trev Fleming, local actor and tour guide. Please dress according to your needs and the prevailing weather conditions. Ticket incudes 20% off food and drink at The Philharmonic Dining Rooms on day of tour and a free beverage at tour’s completion.

This event contributes to the Festival’s Family, Nook and Cranny Spaces and Heritage work programmes.

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24 October 2022


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