Ballymote Heritage Events

Friday 4th August 2017 8.30pm. Official Opening and Lecture

Dr Patrick Wallace former Director of the National Museum of Ireland Lecture: The Museum, Past, Present and Future.   Lectures [...]

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Saturday 5th August 2017 9am Outing: Fenagh Abbey, St. Catherine’s Church of Ireland, Fenagh, Co Leitrim and restored St. Mel’s Cathedral, Longford.

Guide: Frank Tivnan, Historian.   (Tickets €30 (including Lunch) can be purchased in advance from Casey’s Pharmacy. Any remaining tickets [...]

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Saturday 5th August 2017 8.30pm Lecture: “Re-imagining the classical house as a Gothic castle: Francis Johnston at Markree Castle in the early nineteenth century”

Dr Judith Hill, Architectural Historian   Lectures @ The Teagasc Centre: €10. Coach for Outings from Catholic Church Further Information [...]

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Sunday 6th August 2017 2pm Tour of Collooney Rail Station and disused junctions

Guide: Peter Bowen Walsh (Railway Historian) Tour of Collooney Rail Station and disused junctions. And Architecture of Collooney Churches and [...]

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Sunday 6th August 2017 8.30pm Lecture: “Monastic Ireland – A Gift of the Nile!”

Alf Monaghan Alf is a long term observer of Middle Eastern affairs, including the emergence of early Christianity there and [...]

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Monday 7th August 2017 9am Outing : Belvedere House/ Gardens, Mullingar and Multyfarnham Abbey

(Tickets €35 (including Lunch) can be purchased in advance from Caseys Pharmacy. Any  remaining tickets will be available at the [...]

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Monday 7th August 2017 8.30pm Lecture: “Ancient pathways: The Bealach Buidhe, the Red Earl’s Road and Bòthar an Chorainn in Counties Sligo and Roscommon.”

Sam Moore. Archaeologist. Institute of Technology, Sligo.   Lectures @ The Teagasc Centre: €10. Coach for Outings from Catholic Church [...]

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Thursday 28th July 2016 5 p.m. The Battle of the Somme Documentary

Documentary Screening at The Documentary Club, Ballymote Community Library. (Free Admission)  

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Thursday 28th July 2016 8 p.m. Hamlet

Feature Film of Shakespear’s play Director: Kenneth Branagh at The Art Deco Theatre and Cinema. (Admission €6)  

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Friday 29th July 2016 1.30 p.m. Míse Éire

Historic Film with music by Sean Ó’Riada, (1959) at The Art Deco Theatre & Cinema (Free Admission)   Lectures @ [...]

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Friday 29th July 2016 8.30 p.m. Official Opening and Lecture “Being Miss Gore-Booth”

‘Being Miss Gore-Booth’ Anne Haverty, Novelist, Poet and Biographer of Constance Markievicz Lectures @ The Teagasc Centre: €10. Coach for [...]

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Saturday 30th July 2016 9 a.m. Outing to Cong Abbey

Outing to Cong Abbey, village & Harry Clarke windows, Ballinrobe. Guides: Micheál Murphy & Noel O’Neill Local Historians. (Tickets €35 [...]

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Saturday 30th July 2016 8.30 p.m The Knights Templar in Ireland and Temple House

from Templar Castle to New English Mansion Dr. Paul Naessens, Archaeologist Lectures @ The Teagasc Centre: €10. Coach for Outings [...]

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Sunday 31st July 2016 11.30 Ballymote Parish Choir sings settings by Sean O Riada

Mass in Ballymote Catholic Church.

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Sunday 31 July 2016 3 p.m. Tour of ruins of Old castle at Temple House

with Dr. Paul Naessens, Archaeologist followed by refreshments in Temple House (Tickets €15 must be purchased in advance from Casey’s [...]

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Sunday 31 July 2016 8.30 p.m. Lecture: The History of the World in the Book of Ballymote

Dr Elizabeth Boyle Head of Department of Early Irish, NUI Maynooth   Lectures @ The Teagasc Centre: €10. Coach for [...]

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Monday 1st August 2016 9 a.m. Outing: Aspects of Monaghan, including lunch at Castle Leslie

9 a.m. Outing Guide: Kevin Mulligan, Architectural Historian and author of The Buildings of South Ulster (Tickets €50 must be [...]

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Monday 1st August 2016 8.30 p.m. Lecture: Recent investigations of ‘La Juliana’ a Spanish Armada ship wrecked off Streedagh in 1588

Fionnbarr Moore, Connie Kelleher & Karl Brady, National Monuments Service       Lectures @ The Teagasc Centre: €10. Coach [...]

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