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LONDON’S CALLINO Quartet will perform Schubert’s masterpiece, the Octet in F major D803, at St Mary’s Church of Ireland Cathedral in Tuam as part of this year’s Galway Arts Festival.
Athenry, one of Ireland’s hidden jewels, is medieval heritage town surrounded by five towers of the town’s ancient walls and full of picturesque ruins. One place worth having a look at is Athenry Arts and Heritage Centre which has plenty of hands-on activities to illustrate life in the old days. Children can dress up in period costume, take out a long bow and arrows, and act out a scene from medieval battle. A selection of displays and puppets help to explain the history and significance of the walled town and the buildings that will survive. The restored Norman castle, the only one of its kind in Ireland, should be your next stop. Nearby is also a beautifully preserved Dominican priory dating from 1241, and the original market cross.
For the first time in the history of St Canice’s Cathedral a woman has been elected as the dean of the Church of Ireland Cathedral in Kilkenny.