Search Results for 'Museum of Country Life'

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Museum of Country Life celebrates life and achievements of forgotten Polish hero of the Famine

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The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, at Turlough Park, will host an exhibition about the fascinating life and achievements of Paul Strzelecki – a Polish humanitarian who helped over 200,000 children during the Great Irish Famine.

Mayo Day events had global reach of 13 million

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The virtual Mayo Day event which took place on the Bank Holiday Saturday, May 2, had a reach of over 13 million people across the globe, according to Mayo County Council.

Two decades of outstanding comfort and service at Knock House Hotel

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The Knock House Hotel is celebrating 20 years in business since opening its doors in May 1999. Overlooking the beautiful grounds at Ireland's National Marion Shrine, in the heart of Mayo, a warm welcome awaits all guests stopping off at Knock House Hotel.

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.

 

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