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Westmeath communities to host reflective events during annual National Heritage Week

A demonstration of military history from 1690, a guided tour of the archaeology and mythology of Knockastia and a talk on the Birds of Lough Ree and the Mid-Shannon Callows - this is just a flavour of the wide-ranging events taking place across Westmeath that will allow people to get hands-on with heritage as part of National Heritage Week 2022, which starts this Saturday, August 13 and runs until Sunday, August 21.

Ballina goes back to the past as Heritage Day returns

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Ballina will see the revival of their traditional Heritage Day which will take place on Wednesday, July 13, following a two year gap due to Covid-19.

Cara is Lady of the Moy

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The traditional pre–Salmon Festival warm-up, the annual Lady of the Moy competition, took place in the Great National Hotel Ballina, on Saturday night past, hosting a night of glitz and glamour that saw local lady, Cara Martin representing Connacht Distillery, claim the crown.

Substantial government funding awarded for community monuments in Westmeath

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Local Fine Gael Minister of State, Deputy Peter Burke, has confirmed the award of grants for a wide range of archaeological heritage projects in Westmeath under the Department’s 2022 Community Monuments Fund.

Food Fleadh Ballina brings a Taste the Island Experience to Mayo

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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.

Celebrate Heritage week at Coole Park

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.

New Ballina Street Festival rises from the ashes after Salmon Festival postponed

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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.

Ballina Salmon Festival returns to its roots with river celebrations and nights of nostalgia

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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.

Discover a whole new world during National Heritage Week

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.

Partry will be Wheelin’ in the Years on Heritage Day

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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.

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