Roscommon Lamb Festival May 02 - 07 May 2018

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Daily Guide

Sunday 6 May

International Sheepdog Trials

9am, Walsh's Field, Racecourse Road.

Watch the unique bond between farmer and sheepdog in this display of skill and mastery.

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Golfing Competitions

10am, Roscommon Golf Club

Wool Merchants Cup & 9 hole Ladies Golf Competitions.

Details: 090 66 26382

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10am - 6pm, Lamb Festival Marquee, The Square

The Lamb Festival marquee will host handcraft demonstrations and workshops including Debbie Zawinski (The Feral Spinner), from Wales and Cathy Fulton, master lace knitter from USA, along with spinners, weavers and knitters from Roscommon and other places in Ireland. Other hand craft demomstrations will include tinsmith, woodwork, basket-making, blacksmith and more.

Farmers' Market: A Taste of Roscommon

Local Enterprise Craft Marquee

10am-6pm, Craft Marquee, Market Square

Craft tent situated at the front of the Bank of Ireland is reserved for crafters from Co. Roscommon who are in business producing high quality craftwork of different kinds.

Local Enterprise Craft Marquee


2pm, Loughnaneane Park

A chance to wear your club colours and cheer on your local Master Shearer at the first Roscommon battle of the GAA Club Shearers. The stakes are high as a prize of €1000 goes to the Club with the winning shearer.

Nature Walk Mote Park

Family Fun Day

2pm, Loughnaneane Park

A great day out with something for all the family! This year's Family Fun Day is bigger and better than ever with children’s amusements, climbing wall, FAI soccer skills competition, pet lambs, Bo Peep/Boy Blue Competitions, food stalls, sheep racing, live music, archery, craft demos, rare breeds, Corvenios entertainers, Big Blue Bus, sheep buckaroo and much more!

Roscommon Lamb Festival Family Fun Day

Famine Walk

2pm - The Square, Roscommon

Everyone is welcome to this walk of Famine sites in Roscommon town with local historian Noel Hoare. Meet at Market Square.

Workshop: Leather Design Workshop

Make the most of it WITH CATHERINE FULVIO

6pm, Abbey Hotel, Roscommon

Celebrity chef Catherine Fulvio comes to Roscommon to help us to reduce our 'waste line' with her food waste prevention cookery demonstration.

Sponsored by Roscommon County Council

Tickets: €10/€5 Available at the Abbey Hotel, Gleesons Townhouse and Roscommon Tourist Office

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CÉilÍ with ‘Glenside CÉilÍ Band'

9.30pm, Kilteevan Community Centre

A great night of dancing with Glenside Céilí Band.

Tickets: €10 Details: 086 8893897

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