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Family events to the fore at Athlone Castle’s annual Medieval Fair

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Athlone Castle will host its seventh annual Medieval Fair on August 31 and September 1. The fair takes place in collaboration with the Society for Creative Anachronism and this year will run in conjunction with the Athlone River Festival. The Athlone Castle Medieval Fair is supported by the Heritage Council and the fair is a celebration of living history, customs, pastimes, lifestyle, and entertainment.

Athlone River Festival promises weekend laden with activities

An action-packed weekend is promised for the Athlone River Festival on Saturday, August 31 and Sunday, September 1, an apt and perfect way for families, fun-lovers and water sport enthusiasts to say goodbye to the summer in style.

Athlone Castle gets ready for seventh annual Medieval Fair

In collaboration with the Society for Creative Anachronism, Athlone Castle will host its seventh annual Medieval Fair on August 31 and September 1. Running in conjunction with the Athlone RNLI River Festival and supported by the Heritage Council, this year's fair will be a celebration of living history, music, and dance.

Preparations ramp up for the 2019 Athlone River Festival

The hugely popular Athlone River Festival returns on Saturday August 31 and Sunday September 1.

Ballina to benefit from Historic Towns funding

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Ballina is one of six towns nationally to have been selected for funding under the Historic Towns Initiative.

Mayo ‘heritage hero’ acknowledged at National Heritage Awards

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The  dedication of Mayo person, Anne-Julie Lafaye, to the preservation and promotion of the county’s heritage, was recognised at the National Heritage Awards 2018 and closing ceremony for the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.

'Nimmo’s Pier is one of life’s treasures; you can see so many different species of bird'

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Most people are content to get by with one trade or profession, but Tom Cuffe’s CV has a whole medley of colourful and intriguing jobs including photographing birds, devising his own pieces of modular origami, and exploring family history.

Cannon urges East Galway’s community groups to ‘Adopt a

An East Galway TD is urging the region’s community groups to apply to the Heritage Council`s ‘Adopt a Monument’ scheme.

Mayo Farm Family wins the first National Farming for Nature Award

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The Calvey Family from Keel has become the inaugural winners of the National Farming for Nature Award 2018.

Innovation and partnership conference in Mulranny - a huge success

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The Irish Uplands Forum last week hosted, to great success, its biennial conference in Mayo for the first time, with a two day event at the GN Mulranny Park Hotel.

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