National Museum of Country Life, Turlough

On Friday April 20 from 11am to 1pm, Come Knit with Me, takes place for adults and children aged seven plus. No booking required.

A textile flowers drop-in activity will take place on Saturday April 21 from 12pm to 4pm. Later that day, from 3pm to 5pm, Play that Tune with the trad music group.

Join Philip McCabe, European president of apimondia beekeeping and beekeeping expert on Mooney Live RTÉ radio,

to hear more about the honey bee—Saturday April 29 from 2.30 to 3.30pm. Booking required.

Look to the Light - Lantern Sculptures, will be on display at the museum until the middle of May 2012.

This display of life size figures were made as part of a project facilitated by Mayo-based artist Tom Meskell. Nine young people aged 15 to 18 took part in this project. Over five three hour workshops the group created life-size figures from paper and wire. The inspiration for the figures comes from the museum’s galleries, turning characters from rural Irish history into glowing pieces of art.

Bookings: 094 903 1751; Fax: 094 903 1498; e-mail: [email protected]. Museum reception: 094 903 1755.


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