Ballymote Heritage Events

Friday 3rd August 8.30 p.m. Official Opening and Lecture

Professor Mary E. Daly, Professor Emerita UCD. President Royal Irish Academy 2014 -2017 Lecture: “Female Suffrage and the Irish Revolution, [...]

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Saturday 4th August 9am – Outing: North Sligo/ Donegal

Spanish Armada Interpretive Centre and Streedagh beach in Grange. Guide: Eddie O Gorman, Chairman of the Grange Armada Development Association. [...]

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Saturday 4th August 8.30 p.m. Lecture: “A Sacred Island before Christianity”

Speaker: Alf Monaghan. Alf has worked on Economic Development in the Near East. His years there triggered a deep interest [...]

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Sunday 5th August 1.30 p.m. Outing: South Sligo

Crucifixion Plaque at St. Atracta’s Holy Well at Clogher and replica Early Christian decorated slabs at Carrowntemple Early Monastery. Guide: [...]

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Sunday 5th August 8.30 p.m. Lecture: “The Clergy and the First Crusade”.

Speaker: Malcolm Billings, former Presenter of BBC Radio 4 current affairs programmes and Presenter/Producer of archaeological programmes on BBC World [...]

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Monday 6th August 9 a.m. Outing: Roscommon

Ballintober Castle, Roscommon – medieval castle, former seat of the O’Connor Don family. Guide: Pyers O’Connor Nash Ballintober Old Graveyard. [...]

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Monday 6th August 8:30 p.m. Lecture: “The last Lord Coloony (Collooney) aka Sir Charles Coote, Earl of Bellamont (1738-1800).”

Speaker: John Coleman M. Litt. who is currently working on a biography of the Earl of Bellamont. Lectures at The [...]

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