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To mark Culture Night this year, the Museum of Country Life in Turlough Park will host a talk on The Vikings on the Atlantic Coast of Ireland. The talk will be given by Eamon P. (Ned) Kelly, who is the former Keeper of Irish Antiquities in the National Museum of Ireland. Ned will be well known to many people in Mayo.
As part of the 2016 Decade of Centenaries Public Engagement Programme, novelist, playwright and poet, Dermot Bolger is writer in residence at the National Museum of Ireland. The residency is a collaborative project between the National Museum of Ireland and Poetry Ireland. Finding A Voice: Dermot Bolger Writer in Residence aims to engage a wide range of audiences in themes and object histories that form the core of the museum's centenary exhibition Proclaiming A Republic: The 1916 Rising.
The Museum of Country Life at Turlough House will host an Immigration to Ireland seminar on Saturday June 18. The keynote speaker will be Jane Freedman, who is professor of politics at Université de Paris and a leading global voice on migration research.
Féile na Tuaithe in Turlough Park is one of the biggest free family festivals in the west and returns to the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life on Saturday May 21 and Sunday May 22. The festival was officially launched at the Museum of Country Life in Turlough, Castlebar, last week giving guests and visitors a glimpse of the dynamic programme on offer this year.
Mayo Genealogy Group
The symbolic emigrant ‘Light’ that shone in the window in Áras an Uachtaráin when Mary Robinson was President of Ireland is now on display at the Migrant Women: Shared Experiences exhibition at National Museum of Ireland – Country Life.
The award-winning Museum of Country Life at Turlough House is in its 15th year and is home to the National Folklife Collection which represents traditional life in Ireland up to fairly recent times and it saw almost 100,000 visitors through it's doors this year so far. Set in the grounds of Turlough Park, outside Castlebar.
Knitting Circle: Winter Knits