'Summer Express' takes a look at events going on in Dublin and around the country. The round up of events begins with the Dublin Heritage Bus Tour.
Introduced by Dave Fanning, the last programme in the series of 'Summer Express' takes a look at the Dublin Bus Heritage Trail, which travels every hour around cultural and historical spots around the city.
From the Anna Livia on O'Connell Street, Brídog Ní Bhuachalla describes the sites along the trail. The tour allows visitors to the city to hop on and off at various places of interest along the route. The tour also has continuous live commentary. Brídog hops off at Trinity College to take a guided tour of the College taking in a visit to the Book of Kells.
Other events featured in this report include: the Smithfield Architectural Competition; a visit to the studio of Sculptor Grace Weir; 'The Power of Structure' a photography show at the Bank of Ireland Exhibition Centre. An exhibition titled 'Irish Water Colours and Drawings' is at the National Gallery of Ireland; while the National Museums has a display of bronze-age gold work; and almost 100 objects from the world famous Kremlin Museum are at the Irish Museum of Modern Art.
Outside Dublin events featured include: 'Sculpture on the Shannon' (SOS) at Cratloe Woods House; the Sligo Arts Festival; and the Letterkenny International Festival of Music and Dance.
This episode of 'Summer Express' was broadcast on 20 August 1991.