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With a four day holiday programme planned for the end of September, visitors this autumn can enjoy a weekend long family-friendly food festival in Ballina and North Mayo, showcasing the best of Mayo food and drink, to coincide with Failte Ireland's recently launched Taste the Island Experience, a celebration of Ireland’s food and drink culture.
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.
Following the announcement last week that the Ballina Salmon Festival will not be going ahead this year, a new festival has sprung up in its place, which will be organised by Ballina Chamber of Commerce.
A return to the festival’s river roots, an extensive, exciting children’s programme and a nod to nostalgia, are just three of the highlights awaiting visitors to Ballina for the 54th Ballina Salmon Festival.
There is something for everyone to enjoy in Westmeath this Heritage Week from visiting historic buildings and sites normally closed to the public to getting out and learning about our bogs and eskers.
Heritage Day has been a major part of the calendar in Partry for some time now and 2017 promises something for everyone. Partry Heritage and Family Fun Day will take place on Sunday, August 27, from 1pm at Partry Athletic FC Grounds. It will be a fabulous day for the whole family, with arts and crafts demonstrations, vintage displays, bouncy castle, face-painting, pony and trap rides, fancy dress, music and dancing and so much more.
Some of Mayo’s finest traditional Irish musicians and dancers will enjoy a unique opportunity to represent their county and country abroad in early September, as seven members of the Atlantic Rhythm Productions group have been selected to travel to Blessano, Italy, to perform in the prestigious Danzerini Udinesi Folk Festival from September 1 to 4.
With just five weeks to go, planning for Ballina Salmon Festival is well under way with a packed programme of family-friendly events confirmed for Mayo’s largest community festival. Now in its 53rd year, the 2017 festival runs for three additional days, from Sunday, July 9, to Sunday, July 16, and will bring the streets alive with street theatre, live music, food, heritage, sports, and exhibitions.
The Bonamh Market and Heritage Day that had been planned to take place this coming Saturday has been cancelled as a mark of respect to the well known Moran family, from Rush Street, Castlebar, following the the death of Ann Moran who died peacefully on Monday. Ann together with her husband John ran the well known Paddy Moran's pub on Rush Street.