N61 Tulsk Heritage Week

Heritage Week events in Tulsk

N61 Tulsk Heritage Week

National Heritage Week takes place from August 20th to 28th and there is lots of things to do in Roscommon during this time including Tulsk.

All week

From 9am – 4:30pm each day in Rathcroghan Visitor Centre there’s Visualising the Stories of Ancient Ireland an exhibition of a collection of recent works by Wexford artist Matt Doyle – ‘Irish Myths & Legends’ include Grace O’ Malley, Queen Maeve, The Road to Tir Na n’Óg, The Call of the Banshee, Children of Lir, Deirdre of the Sorrows, and many more.

On Wednesday 24th

At 7:30pm in Rathcroghan Visitor Centre there’s Which Way Did They Go? The route of Táin Bó Cúailnge in Co. Roscommon – a seminar on the topographical aspects of the story of the first leg of Queen Medb’s journey from Rathcroghan to Cooley Co. Louth, 2000 years ago, in quest of the Brown Bull of Cooley.

On Friday 26th

At 7:30pm in Rathcroghan Visitor Centre there’s Landscape, Settlement, and Society in Medieval Roscommon: The late Michael Herity was a prestigious archaeologist and Emeritus Professor of UCD. A memorial lecture will be presented by Professor Tadhg O’Keeffe, UCD. The evening will be chaired by the Head of the School of Archaeology at NUI, Galway, Dr. Kieran O’Conor.

You can find out more about Heritage Week and view a list of things to do in Roscommon (arranged by locality) here.