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Athlone Castle will host a free family day on Easter Monday, April 17, from 12.30pm to 4pm to celebrate Cruinniú na Cásca - a new national day of culture and creativity.
On Easter Monday, a large contingent of walkers and history enthusiasts departed from Newport to follow in the footsteps of Michael Kilroy's flying column, who during the War of Indepdence escaped through the mountains and countryside of Newport following an ambush in Kilmeena. The day started in upper Skirdagh where Niamh Chambers read the Proclamation followed by Billy Chambers' account of the West Mayo Flying Column. Then it was on to the now ruins of what was in their day the safe houses, where Michael Kilroy's men rested after the Kilmeanna ambush. Here Patrick Carey told the group about the people who once lived here and the men they looked after.
There is a great line up of entertainment and dining in store if you visit the Beaten Path over the Easter period. Easter Sunday lunch will be served with all the traditional trimmings. So why not take the hassle out of cooking at home and enjoy a delicious Sunday lunch and at only €20 for a three course meal - it won’t break the bank.