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CABINET OF WONDERS AT THE LINENHALL

June 21 - September 25

The Cabinet of Wonders is an ongoing curated visual art project presented in the Foyer of the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar. From the time of the Renaissance, Cabinets of Curiosities (also known as Kunstkabinetten or Wunderkammern), were collections of unusual objects which presented the rich and often curious diversity of the natural world and beyond. Taking this as its inspiration, The Cabinet of Wonders presents a series of objects mined from the creative imagination of a selection of contemporary…

NO REPRO FEE 31/07/2016 Cup Envy: Kyle Doyle (6) visits the GAA Museum in Croke Park.  Here you will inspire your little ones to be a GAA All-Star as they get up close and personal with the original Sam Maguire and Liam MacCarthy Cups, see their heroes in the Hall of Fame, and have lots of fun in the Interactive Games Zone!  While you're there take them on the Croke Park Stadium Tour, where they will walk in the footsteps of legends on a behind the scenes journey through the stadium!  www.crokepark.ie/gaamuseum Photograph: Leon Farrell / Photocall Ireland

Family fun at the Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum

August 4 - August 31

Thinking of taking your kids to the Park? Why not do something cool before they go back to school and take them on a tour of the most amazing Park of all in Ireland – Croke Park.  It is listed as one of the top 5 things to do in Dublin on Trip Advisor and was recently awarded their 2016 Certificate of Excellence. On the Croke Park Stadium Tour your kids will walk in the footsteps of Mayo GAA legends. …

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Summer Family Farm – 18th – 28th August 2016

August 18 - August 28

Horkans are delighted to announce the return of our Summer Farm in our Turlough Store, Castlebar. The Summer Farm takes place from Thursday the 18th of August through to Sunday the 28th of August.  Guests will include rescue donkeys, a mini pony, chickens, ducks and geese. We will also have our resident Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches, Terry the Tortoise, Sonic the Hedgehog, Millie & Lillie the Giant Millipedes and of course our own rabbits and guinea pigs. Visit our award winning…

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Heritage Week

August 20 - August 28

Explore and experience nocturnal wildlife in Ballycroy, go whale watching at Downpatrick Head, look back at what life was like 100 years ago in Kilmovee, listen to poetry, music and song to honour the people of 1916 at the Jackie Clarke Library, or follow the Tóchar Phádraig Medieval Pilgrim Path. These are just some of the activities you can engage in during Heritage Week in Mayo National Heritage Week 2016 takes place from Saturday, August 20 to Sunday, August 28,…

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Heritage Week at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life

August 24 - August 26

Heritage Week: Open Day Wed 24th Aug. 11.30-4pm. Demonstrations. All Ages Join Kevin Barton and Christy Lawless for a day of heritage events to celebrate Heritage Week. 11.30am: Heritage Week: Schools Heritage Project A display of work of Parke, Mayo Abbey and Ceathrú Thaidhg national schools documenting their local heritage and investigating their past. The project is supported by the Heritage Council. 12pm-1pm. Kite and pole photography Demonstration. Kevin Barton will demonstrate techniques used in modern non-invasive archaeology. See how kite…

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French Mayo Festival set to make its mark on Mayo

August 26
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Daily until August 27, 2016

This year, the very successful French Ballina and  Food Fleadh Ballina will be running side by side, as Mayo’s newest festival, the French Mayo Festival is launched. Billed as “A Taste of France along the Wild Atlantic Way”, the festival takes  place on August 26th-27th 2016, and aims to build on the unique historical connection enjoyed by Mayo with France. This connection dates back from the landing of General Humbert in Kilcummin and his march to Castlebar, but also encompasses strong connections with World…

Food Fleadh Ballina

Ballina Food Fleadh

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Food Fleadh Ballina makes a welcome return this August 27th 2016 in the Ballina Military Barracks from 11am – 5pm. This year, the event runs alongside the French Mayo Festival, so the Food Fleadh will have a distinct French flavour – ooh la la! Food Fleadh Ballina is known for its intimate, friendly atmosphere, great food and fun events for adults and children alike. Once again you can expect the best that Mayo has to offer with locally produced artisan foods, cookery…

Mr Yeats Visit to Killala 2016

Mr. Yeats visit to Killala 2016

August 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Following a wildly successful first event in 2015, Mr Yeats has planned his return visit for Saturday 27 August next, when the heritage town of Killala will celebrate its lesser known connection to the Nobel Laureate’s as part of National Heritage Week 2016.  Given the significance of 2016, Mr Yeats Visit to Killala will this year mark Yeats’ involvement in the Gaelic Revival and commemorate the events of Easter 1916.   On the night, Mr Yeats’ visit will be celebrated…

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French Mayo Festival presents an Irish Music Extravaganza

August 27 @ 8:00 pm

Get your tickets at tickets.ie  https://www.tickets.ie/events.aspx/search?s=Ballina …, Ballina Tourist Office or The Chamber of Commerce

Tir na Nog

Tír na nÓg

August 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The Sylvan Kelly School of Irish Dance returns to Ballina Arts Centre on Saturday, 27th and Sunday 28th August, 8pm with their new show telling the story of Óisín and Tír na nÓg through Irish music, song and dance. The cast ranges from age 4 to 17 years old, and features world class dancers. The school recently returned home from a very successful World Championships held in Glasgow with 3 world globes, 17 gold medals and 30 bronze medals. While…

Clew Bay Archaelogical Trail

Westport Historical Society Heritage Week Tour

August 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Westport Historical Society are holding a FREE guided tour of selected sites on the Clew Bay Archaeological Trail. Tour leaves the Clew Bay Heritage Centre, The Quay, Westport, at 11am on Sunday 28th August. Transport will be provided. There will be a refreshment stop at Glenkeen Farm. Booking essential at 09826852 or 0876890711. The guide to the Clew Bay Archaeological Trail is available from Clew Bay Heritage Centre, Clare Island Heritage Centre, Louisburgh HQ, Murrisk Community Centre and local bookshops. Price €10.

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Tír na nÓg

August 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The Sylvan Kelly School of Irish Dance returns to Ballina Arts Centre on Saturday, 27th and Sunday 28th August, 8pm with their new show telling the story of Óisín and Tír na nÓg through Irish music, song and dance. The cast ranges from age 4 to 17 years old, and features world class dancers. The school recently returned home from a very successful World Championships held in Glasgow with 3 world globes, 17 gold medals and 30 bronze medals. While…

Pirate Queen

Irelands Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley

August 29 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Due to popular demand “Gráinne Mhaol”returns to Ballina Arts Centre on Monday, 29th August at 8pm.  Ireland’s Pirate Queen is a spectacular traditional music show based on the real-life story of the legendary Pirate Queen Grace O' Malley or “Gráinne Mhaol”. The show is a wonderful celebration of Irish music, song and dance and is an inspiring epic, reliving the journey of the Irish legend Gráinne Mhaol throughout history. The show is full of energy and enthusiasm and has captured…

Clogher Heritage

Clogher Heritage Centre hosts Events for the Summer Season

August 31
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Weekly on the same day until August 31, 2016

Clogher Heritage Centre are introducing events for groups for the months of June, July & August. Events will be organised on Wednesdays however, they can also be arranged at other times if booked in advance. These activities are especially suitable for incoming bus tours, Active Retirement Groups, Heritage Groups, Clubs, Societies or Corporate Groups and are another range of activities suitable for tourists. Clogher Heritage Centre is situated close to Ballintubber Abbey & Moorehall and is easily accessed from Claremorris, Ballinrobe or Castlebar. As…

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Mayo County Council & Mayo North East LEADER Partnership Co.

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Mayo County Council & Mayo North East LEADER Partnership Co. present the Ballina Education, Training & Supports for Jobseekers Expo, in The Newman Institute Ballina on Wednesday 31st August 2016 from 10am – 1pm  Networking lunch for exhibitors 1pm - 2pm

Poster to Print

Mayo’s superb Irish music, song and dance show returns to Westport Theatre

August 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 29, 2016

‘The story of Ireland’s Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley or Gráinne Mhaol’ This powerful and highly acclaimed Irish music, song and dance show is based on the remarkable story of Ireland’s legendary Pirate Queen Grace O’ Malley or Gráinne Mhaol. The show is full of energy and enthusiasm and guarantees to keep audiences of all ages gripped from start to finish with a cast of world class musicians, singers and dancers. This spine-tingling celebration of Irish culture is an inspiring epic…

Poster to Print

Mayo’s superb Irish music, song and dance show returns to Westport Theatre

September 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 29, 2016

‘The story of Ireland’s Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley or Gráinne Mhaol’ This powerful and highly acclaimed Irish music, song and dance show is based on the remarkable story of Ireland’s legendary Pirate Queen Grace O’ Malley or Gráinne Mhaol. The show is full of energy and enthusiasm and guarantees to keep audiences of all ages gripped from start to finish with a cast of world class musicians, singers and dancers. This spine-tingling celebration of Irish culture is an inspiring epic…

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Quest Achill

September 3

Quest Achill (previously Achill Roar) is an adventure race which takes place on Ireland’s biggest island. Run, cycle and kayak across the dramatic mountains, sandy beaches and the rugged wild Atlantic coastline. The Quest Achill adventure race team has put together a route that is both challenging and inspiring with rugged landscape and breathtaking scenery. There are 3 different routes options to suit all levels of fitness: the 63km Expert Route, 31km Sport Route and the 18km Mini Route.

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Alan Kelly & Eddi Reader at the Linenhall

September 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

They’re back! The Alan Kelly Gang with Eddi Reader and John Douglas return to the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar for another guaranteed musical barnstormer on Monday 5th September at 8.00pm.   The powerful, emotive and critically acclaimed Traditional Irish band, Alan Kelly Gang reunites with Scotland’s mesmerizing songstress, Eddi Reader and Trashcan Sinatra’s guitarist and songwriter John Douglas. Delivering sheer musical synergy in its most natural form, their performances have been praised for leaving audiences spellbound. Fronted by Ireland’s…

Poster to Print

Mayo’s superb Irish music, song and dance show returns to Westport Theatre

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Wednesday and Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 29, 2016

‘The story of Ireland’s Pirate Queen Grace O’Malley or Gráinne Mhaol’ This powerful and highly acclaimed Irish music, song and dance show is based on the remarkable story of Ireland’s legendary Pirate Queen Grace O’ Malley or Gráinne Mhaol. The show is full of energy and enthusiasm and guarantees to keep audiences of all ages gripped from start to finish with a cast of world class musicians, singers and dancers. This spine-tingling celebration of Irish culture is an inspiring epic…

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