Roscommon Lamb Festival May 02 - 07 May 2018

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Sheep Farm Walk

2pm, Four Roads

Experience some of the realities of sheep farming on the farm of John Curley. Signposted from Athleague.

Tel: 086 3276061

Animal Farm

Launch of INTERCONNECTIONS 2 Tapestry Exhibition

7pm, The Long hall, King House, Boyle, Roscommon

This exhibition of woven tapestries is a collaboration between Irish and Scottish artists. The exhibition will run as a biennial event with invited artists.

2018 Irish Artists: Frances Crowe (Roscommon Curator), Terry Dunne (Wexford), Angela Forte (Dublin) and Mary Cuthbert (Dublin).

2018 Scottish Artists: Joan Baxter (Curator), John Brennan, Elizabeth Radcliffe, Amanda Gizzi.

Official opening Thursday May 3rd. at 7pm. Refreshments served.

Opening times: The exhibition will be open to the public from the 4th -24th May during normal King House opening hours.

Guest speaker: Mary Grehan, Author and Arts in Health Curator, Children’s Hospital Group Dublin.

This project is funded and supported by Roscommon County Council.


Roscommon Lamb Festival


7pm, An Chistin at The Hub, Castlerea

Sample the culinary delights of the Professional Cookery students of An Chistin who will host a special 4 course meal featuring Roscommon lamb and other local produce.

Tickets: €30 or 2 for €50. Space is limited so advanced booking is a must.

Contact: 083 8536363 or

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