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Knitting and ancestor hunting in Turlough Park

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For something a little different at the weekend, there are two very interesting workshops coming up at the National Museum of Ireland, Country Life, in Turlough, Castlebar.

Talk on medieval masterpiece in Cong

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Cong Moytura Heritage Society is to host an expert talk on one of Ireland’s foremost national treasures - the Cross of Cong - tomorrow (Saturday) at 3pm in the Crossroads Community Centre, Cong.

Remarkable Mayo stories shared

The Mayo Genealogy Group is working on a new project to celebrate 101 extraordinary Mayo people.

Tales of Finn mac Cumaill to be inked to places of exceptional natural resources in city lecture

Places associated with Finn mac Cumaill in the Fenian cycle of tales and named after him and his warrior band have an historical reality as important boundary points, hunting grounds and areas of mineral enrichment in medieval and prehistoric times. This concept will be explored further in a public lecture on 5 March by NUI Galway archaeologist, Professor Elizabeth FitzPatrick.Finn mac Cumaill (Finn McCool) and his fían or warrior band are central figures in the literature and oral tradition of Gaelic-speaking peoples of Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man.

Turlough talk on history of women in Irish policing

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Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan is to deliver a talk in Turlough on the role women have played as members of An Garda Síochána since 1959.

Forensics and criminology in Turlough

Forensics and criminology expert Teresa Clyne, LLB CrimPsych, is to give an overview of criminology and criminal psychology at a talk in the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Turlough Park, on Sunday November 16, at 3pm.

Cash strapped museum board considering its options

A spokesperson for the Board of the National Museum of Ireland, says it is considering a number of options to address the “serious funding challenges” it is facing.

Turlough’s National Museum encourages schools to visit

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Mayo’s national museum at Turlough Park has introduced a new online resource to encourage more schools to visit.

Lots of events coming up at the National Museum

Next Friday, August 15, from 11am to 1pm the museum will host a Knitting: Not Just for Nanas drop in event. Start a new project or get help finishing an old one. Learn a new skill for life. Holiday makers and beginners welcome. No booking required. This event is suitable from seven years and up.

Viking weapons discovered in Lough Corrib

Viking weapons and boats, which have lain submerged for almost a thousand years, have been discovered in Lough Corrib.

 

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