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Go along to Culture Night tonight, September 19, in Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre for an edifying treat between 8pm and 9.30pm, for a reading from WH Maxwell’s Wild Sports of the West, James Gilvarry’s talk on local history and folklore, and music and dancing by The Ballycroy Strawboys along with Irish dancers.
Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre, where visitors can experience many of the wild and spectacular attractions of north west Mayo’s landscape, has launched a jam packed schedule of summer events.
A ranger led hike through the Nephin Beg mountain range will take place on Saturday July 28. Accompanying the wildlife ranger will be two education guides from the Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre.
If you think you have the gift of the gab, tomorrow (Saturday) is National Tell Tale Day and across Ireland the old Irish tradition of storytelling will be celebrated with storytelling themed events for children and adults as National Heritage Week kicks off.
National Heritage Week will take place from August 21 to 29 and Mayo will showcase a number of events.
A free traditional Irish music concert will take place at Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre on Sunday July 18 at 2pm.
This year National Trails Day takes place on Sunday October 4 and Anna Connor, walking development officer with Mayo County Council, outlines the trails which you can walk this weekend in Mayo.
This Saturday (October 24) find out some odd and interesting facts about bats. This will be followed by some batty games and crafts. A talk on the origins of Halloween will take place on Sunday October 25 at 2pm. Some traditional Halloween games will then be played. Find out what it’s like to be a conservation ranger by attending a talk on the day in the life of a ranger at 2pm on Monday October 26. All events will take place in Ballycroy National Park Visitor Centre (098 49888).