Ballymote Heritage Event Archives

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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Thursday 30th July 2015

8pm GALLIPOLI Feature Film with Mel Gibson by Australian Director Peter Weir (1984) @ The Art Deco Theatre & Cinema (Admission €6)   [...]

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Friday 31st July 2015

2 pm. The Irish Brigade in the American Civil War(Smithsonian Documentary) @ The Art Deco Theatre & Cinema (Admission Free)     Lectures [...]

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Friday 31st July 2015

8.30 pm. Official Opening and Lecture by Dr Eamonn P Kelly, Former Keeper of Irish Antiquities, National Museum of Ireland Lecture: Secrets of [...]

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Saturday 1st August 2015

9 am. Outing: Jackie Clarke Historical Collection, Ballina and Enniscoe Historic House and Garden.     Lectures @ The Teagasc Centre: €10. [...]

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Saturday 1st August 2015

8.30 pm. Lecture: The Art of Medieval North-West Ireland Professor Rachel Moss, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Trinity College, Dublin and [...]

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Sunday 2nd August 2015

11 a.m. Lissadell House and Gardens: Private guided tour, Lunch & Viewing of Gardens. (Limited availability: Tickets @ €26 must be purchased [...]

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Sunday 2nd August 2015

8.30 p.m. Lecture: Buildings of South Ulster - Armagh, Cavan and Monaghan Kevin Mulligan, Architectural Historian, author of South Ulster volume in The Buildings [...]

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Monday 3rd August 2015

9am Outing: A Tour of Counties Cavan and Monaghan, led by Kevin Mulligan, Architectural Historian, author of South Ulster volume [...]

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Monday 3rd August 2015

8.30pm Lecture: Sligo and Home Rule, 1886-1912, Dr. Padraig Deignan, Author of Land and People in Nineteenth Century Sligo: from Union to Local Government     [...]

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Thursday 31 July 2014

Classic film  - The Sound of Music Admission: €6.00 Adults. €3 Children. Tickets from Tighe’s shop, Ballymote Showing: 7:30pm Venue:  The Art [...]

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Friday 1 August 2014

Official Opening by Mary Kenny, Author  and Journalist. Lecture: Poets and Priests of Ireland inn World War 1 Time: 8.30pm Cost: €10 [...]

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Saturday 2 August 2014

Outing To Derek Hill House and Glebe Gallery, Churchill, Co Donegal and Raphoe Heritage town. Guide: Martin Timoney, BA FRSAI MIAI [...]

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