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Bealtaine celebration at Museum of Ireland – Country Life

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The National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, in Turlough Park, in partnership with Age & Opportunity, will host a public event on May 30 to preview the Electric Irish Homes Textile Project.

Launch of Táin Bó Fliodhaise – The Cattle Raid of Mayo

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Lá Fhéile Bríde, marked the official launch of the ‘Táin Bó Fliodhaise – The Cattle Raid of Mayo’ project in Ballina Arts Centre.

'Samhain and Macnas suit each other'

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The word “energy” peppers Noeline Kavanagh’s conversation as she talks about her time with Macnas and looks forward to this weekend’s Halloween parade, Out Of The Wild Sky. Kavanagh herself is a human dynamo; though sitting at her office desk she is still a constant whirr of motioning arms, expressive gestures, and infectious enthusiasm.

An evening of tales about the Tuatha De Danann

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AN EVENING of storytelling and trad music will take place in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop when Diarmuid Johnson reads excerpts from his new book, Tuatha De Danann, accompanied by Donegal fiddle player Bríd Harper.

Blue Teapot’s Lughnasa 'all about integration and inclusion'

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BRIAN FRIEL'S masterpiece, Dancing At Lughnasa, is one of the greatest and best loved Irish plays, and this month at the Town Hall, Blue Teapot presents a uniquely authentic production, featuring Jennifer Cox, an actor with an intellectual disability, as Rose; exactly as she was written and a milestone first for Irish theatre.

Daughter Of The Dagda

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DAUGHTER OF The Dagda, a multimedia exhibition exploring the female and the feminine in Irish mythology and iconography, is currently running in the foyer of the Arts Millenium Building at NUI Galway.

Bealtaine Festival events continue at Athlone Castle

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Athlone Castle welcomes well-known Mullingar native, historian, and renowned academic, Ruth Illingworth, for a free talk in the Lower Keep as part of the Bealtaine Festival on Saturday, May 27, at 2.30pm.

President Higgins lights up Bealtaine at Hill of Uisneach

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More than 2,000 people were in attendance as Uachtarán na hÉireann, Michael D Higgins, ignited the fire on the famed Hill of Uisneach to mark Ireland’s oldest recorded Bealtaine festival, last Saturday, May 6.

Crafts display at Luan Gallery for month of May

Luan Gallery has announced its display for Bealtaine, taking place throughout the month of May.

Belt up for a brilliant month of Bealtaine events

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Age and Opportunity has announced an exciting line-up of Mayo-based events which will take place during the month of May as part of Bealtaine 2017, Ireland's annual festival of creativity as we age. Now in its 22nd year, Bealtaine continues to be embraced by the Mayo community with many arts and cultural events organised by local libraries, arts centres, care settings, galleries, active retirement groups, and community groups across the county. This year’s theme, All together now, will stage major events in Mayo.

 

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