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Former President launches Kitchen Power - Women’s Experiences of Rural Electrification

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An exhibition examining the effect of rural electrification on women in Ireland in the 1950s and 1960s was launched by former President of Ireland Mary Robinson at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, in Turlough Park, Castlebar, last Friday.

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.

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Supermacs Fun day Fundraiser in aid of Regina’s Fight For Life

Athlone library to host historical reference event

A special talk exploring the devastating impact of the spanish flu outbreak in County Westmeath 100 years ago will take place on Tuesday September 25, at 7pm, in the Aidan Heavey public library in Athlone.

Centenary of Spanish Flu outbreak in Mayo to be remembered

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A special talk exploring the devastating impact of the Spanish Flu outbreak in Mayo 100 years ago, will take place on Tuesday, September 11at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life in Turlough Park, Castlebar, County Mayo.

Reminiscing in Athlone Library during Heritage Week

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The theme of Heritage Week 2018 was sharing stories and what better way than to have a cup of tea and reminisce in the Aidan Heavey library in Athlone!

Historic Fitzgerald books come home to Turlough Park

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A beautiful collection of 19th century books, including bound volumes of the famous satirical magazine Punch, has returned home to historic Turlough Park, now the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life.

Museum of Country Life to share travel poster collection online

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The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life has made a fascinating collection of early travel and tourism posters, used to promote Ireland in the infancy of the tourism sector here, available to view online for the first time. The posters form part of the National Folklife Collection and were previously on display at the museum in the exhibition Come Back to Erin: Irish Travel Posters of the 20th Century, which was curated by the late Dr Séamas Mac Philib.

Ruane to step away from politics leaving a hole for SF to fill in county town

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Sinn Féin Councillor, Thérèse Ruane has announced that she will not be contesting the next local elections and is to step down as a Mayo County Councillor at the end of this year. Ruane was first elected to Castlebar Town Council in 2009 having be co-opted on to the council to replace Noel Campbell, she subsequently won that seat in the next Town Council elections and in 2014 was elected a member of Mayo County Council in the Castlebar Municipal District getting 1,375 first preference votes and taking the third seat in the district. She was also part of two person Sinn Fein ticket in the 2011 general election where she was given 2,142 first preference votes.

Wild Atlantic Words rolls back into Castlebar

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Three new book launches, panel discussions, creative workshops, poetry and fiction will be central to a jam packed Wild Atlantic Words Literary festival which runs from this Wednesday, October 4 to Sunday, October 8 in Castlebar.  And the programme has something for every taste — children's events, young people's writing, history debates, sporting memoirs, culinary arts, hometown reminiscences.

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