National Heritage Week takes place between the 20th and 28th of August and there will be lots of things to do in Roscommon as well as nationwide.
Each day, we’ll publish a list of the Heritage Week Events throughout Roscommon.
In Athleague visit an Exhibition of Maps, Photos, Artifacts & Memorabilia from the parish.
Visit a Traditional Thatched Cottage in Kiltoom.
Drum Heritage Group host their 1916 Commemoration Day.
The Roscommon Historical Society are touring burial grounds in Elphin, Aughrim and Kilmore.
See the flora and fauna of Killeglan Bog, near Taughmaconnell.
In Castlerea visit “Griffith’s Valuation – a picture of Castlerea and it’s hinterland in the mid 19th Century”
Try the “Woodland Fun Trail” for Kids age 9 to 99 or experience the Early 20th Century in the Big House at Strokestown Park House.
Tour the only Fully Restored & Working Windmill in the West of Ireland.
Fancy a look around Castlecoote House followed by Tea?