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.
On Tuesday afternoon, in Roscommon town there will be a demonstration of Archaeology equipment as part of “Investigating the Crannog at Roscommon Town – what we found and how we did it.”
A lecture discussing what has been found during the surveying and Excavations on the proposed N61 Road Re-alignment at Ranelagh, just North of Roscommon town, takes place on Tuesday evening in Hannon’s Hotel.
For the Kids
There’s a Kids Heritage Hunt, organised by Roscommon County Council in Loughnaneane Park, Roscommon town.
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.
“Visualising the Stories of Ancient Ireland” in Tulsk.
300 Years of History museum at King House Boyle.
From Beyond the horizon to a day in life and 100 years between at Aras an Chontae, Roscommon town.
In Castlerea visit “Griffith’s Valuation – a picture of Castlerea and it’s hinterland in the mid 19th Century”.
Tour the only Fully Restored & Working Windmill in the West of Ireland.
Fancy a look around Castlecoote House followed by Tea?
If there’s is any other Heritage Week event in your area, that we haven’t mentioned, please send the details to firstname.lastname@example.org .