Search Results for 'Museum of Country Life'

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Bestselling author to speak about life and farming at Museum of Country Life

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The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, is celebrating Culture Night 2019 with a talk by bestselling author John Connell in the museum galleries at 7pm on Friday, September 20.

Land, Sea and Memory, Revisited

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Pam Dolan, born and reared in Crossmolina, Co Mayo, is a contemporary visual artist, living and working in Galway. Having graduated with distinction from GMIT in 1987, Pam’s work was chosen, and she was invited to exhibit in Australia as part of their Bicentennial celebrations and she spent two years there exhibiting, working and travelling.

Mary Robinson to launch Kitchen Power exhibition in Museum of Country Life

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Former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, will this afternoon launch the exhibition 'Kitchen Power: Women’s experiences of rural electrification' at the National Museum of Country Life at Turlough Park House at 12pm.

Keywest to headline Mayo Day Festivities

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Mayo County Council is delighted to announce Irish band Keywest as headliners of the music stage at this year’s #MayoDay Festivities at the Museum of Country Life, Turlough, Co Mayo, on Mayo Day, Saturday, May 4.

A pig fair in Eyre Square

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Hely Dutton, in his survey of County Galway in 1824, wrote: “In every considerable town there is a market for fat cattle and sheep once a week. The earliest cattle fairs in Galway were held at Fairhill (hence the name) but in the 19th century, they moved to Eyre Square. It was where the farmer sold his product to other farmers, to butchers and to visiting dealers. It was where town and country met, where the rural people would come to town to sell, then buy whatever necessities they needed before returning home."

Mayo Day celebrations coming together

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Mayo Day - the day dedicated to the celebration of Mayo's culture, vibrant communities, and unquenchable spirit - returns for its fifth year on Saturday, May 4.

Mayo tourism industry pitch to international buyers at Meitheal

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The longest established and most important travel trade event for the Irish tourism industry took place this week at the CityWest Hotel last week.

Galway students represent voice of a new generation of Irish Travellers

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Two Galway students, PJ Mongan and Ian Mc Donagh, from Scholars Den’, an Outreach/Homework Club co-funded by GRETB & GCC were chosen to represent the voice of a new generation of young Travellers at a recently held exhibition in The Museum of Country Life in Turlough in Mayo.

€800,000 for local trails announced by Minister Ring

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Michael Ring, T.D., the Minister for Rural and Community Development, has today (Tuesday) announced that he has allocated €800,000 for four walking and cycling trails in Mayo under his Department’s Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme (Measure 2).

Exciting Exhibitions at The National Museum of Ireland this Autumn

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Immerse yourself in the unique stories, rich heritage and fascinating cultural traditions of our rural ancestors at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life in Co. Mayo.

 

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