National Heritage Week takes place from August 20th to 28th and there is lots of things to do in Roscommon during this time including Castlerea.
From Saturday 20th
From 10.30am – 5.30pm and everyday for the rest of the week between 2pm and 5:30pm in Trinity Arts Centre Castlerea Heritage Forum present Griffith’s Valuation – a picture of Castlerea and its hinterland in the mid 19th Century – an exhibition highlighting the Griffith’s Valuation records for the townlands in the Parishes of Kilkeevin (Castlerea), Ballintober and Baslick as published in 1856/7.
Cost Adult: €5
Cost Child: €2
For further details Email: [email protected] or call 086 3816898.
On Wednesday 24th
At 12pm & 2pm in Clonalis House there’s “100 years of Farming at Clonalis” – a talk on the history of farming at Clonalis using archival material and viewing the horse drawn farm machinery.
Also Clonalis House admission is reduced to half price for Heritage Week.
You can find out more about Heritage Week and view a list of things to do in Roscommon (arranged by locality) here.