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It may seem out of place that the name Robert (known as Robbie) Ross is associated with probably the best known literary monument in Ireland, namely the autograph tree at Coole Park. With the exception of two soldiers’ names, all 24 others are poets, writers and artists all of whom Lady Gregory believed were worthy to be included in her particular and original ‘hall of fame.’
A guided walk introducing participants to the delights of Coole Park is among the events taking place at Coole during Heritage Week. The walk, which takes place from 11am to 12.30pm today, will take in the history of the park, its wildlife, landscape, and the walled garden.
THE CONTEMPO Quartet and the Coole Music Youth Orchestra are joining forces to perform a concert of works by Arthur Duff, Werner Thomas, Katharina Baker, and Luís De Freitas Branco, in Loughrea.
AN ART exhibition, featuring work by art, design, and ceramic students from Gort Further Education and Training Centre, East Galway Adult Literacy Centre, Loughrea, and St Dympna’s ADS, Portumna, opens today.
It has been a busy summer season at Coole Park with a variety of free walks and events throughout the season including ‘Me and Nu’ fancy dress and walks covering flowers, butterflies, history, trees, poetry, folklore, and the magic of Coole.
Discover the magic that drew WB Yeats to Coole Park for 20 summers, and join a free nature walk on Sunday (July 15).
Westmeath host Fermanagh in a crucial Allianz Football League Division Three encounter at TEG Cusack Park on Sunday, with a 3pm throw-in.
A number of free events will take place at Coole in the coming weeks.
Coole Park has a rich cultural heritage as the former home of Lady Augusta Gregory and the centre of the Irish Literary Revival. Its present status as a nature reserve is due to the global importance of its extensive wetland system and woodland which borders it. To celebrate both these aspects of Coole there will be two free events during the last weekend in May.