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Free programme of events to celebrate Heritage Week at the National Museum of Ireland

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The National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, will be taking part once again in National Heritage Week, running from August 17 to 25.

Dillon facilitates meeting between Turlough community and Minister Bruton

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Fine Gael general election candidate for Mayo, Alan Dillon, has facilitated a visit between Turlough Community Development Association and the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton.

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.

Turlough Playground named best public playground in Ireland

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The recently completed playground on the grounds of Turlough Park House has won the award for 'Best Public Playground in the Southern Region' at the Association of Landscape Contractors of Ireland, during a recent ceremony in Belfast.

National Treasures curators coming to Turlough Park

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If you enjoyed the recent RTÉ TV series National Treasures with John Creedon, then be sure to come along and meet some of the experts from the show this summer at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar.

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.

Turlough Park attains Green Flag status

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In early 2016 An Taisce sought nominations from local authorities throughout the 32 counties of Ireland to submit application for Parks and Open spaces to be considered for a prestigious award known as the Green Flag. The Green Flag Award scheme recognises and rewards well managed parks and green spaces, setting a benchmark standard for the management of these recreational outdoor spaces around the world.

West of Ireland Traveller History Project to be launched today in Turlough Park

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Minister of State for Justice at the Department of Justice and Equality with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration, and Integration, David Stanton, is to launch the West of Ireland Traveller History Project at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar today, October 21.

Award for Yeats Ballylee Mile at Council Golden Mile event

The Burren Lowlands Group was among the winners at this year’s Golden Mile of Galway Awards, receiving the Built Heritage Award for a mile extending from Ballylee Cross to the Ballyaneen lios/fort. This is one of the most historic roads in the county as it includes Thoor Ballylee, an old mill and miller’s house, Yeats’ cottage, ring forts, a blessed well, and 19th century farmhouses.

Learn about one hundred and fifty years of history in Turlough Park House

To mark the 150th anniversary of the building, join Patrick Butler, formerly of Turlough Park House, to hear about the man who had the house built, Charles Lionel FitzGerald (1833-1902). Booking for this event is required. You can book by calling (094) 9031751 or by emailing [email protected]

 

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