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National Heritage Week 2011, 20th-28th of August

National Heritage Week 2011, 20th-28th of August 

National Heritage Week 2011, 20th-28th of August lots to do and see around Bawnboy, County Cavan

  • Beautiful Bogs – Location: Bear Essentials & Silver Bear Centre, Tirnawannagh, Bawnboy, County Cavan
    Date:27 August
  • Guided Tour of Bawnboy Workhouse – Location:Bawnboy Workhouse, Bawnboy, , Cavan
    Date:24 August
  • Birdwatch Ireland heritage Week Event – Location: Templeport Lake, Bawnboy, County Cavan                                         Date : Sun 28th contact 087 6699681
  • Lughnasa Barn Dance – Location:Ballyhugh House Cultural Centre, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan., Cavan              Date:24 August
  • Burren Heritage Walk – Location:Burren Forest, Blacklion, , Cavan
    Date:28 August

 

 

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Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark-What’s On Guide 2011-Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann

Fleadh Cheoil na hEireann-13th to 22nd August, 2011

The Geopark is contributing to this magnificent celebration of Irish heritage through a number of specially organized events throughout the area.

  • The Tullyhaw Trail, following the McGovern Clan

Saturday 13th August 2011 from 10:00 to 17:00  Location: Ballyhugh Arts and Cultural Centre

Admission: The cost of this event is €10 and includes a light lunch, refreshments and all entertainment.  Places are strictly limited for this event so booking is essential.

Join local historian Oliver Brady as he follows in the footsteps of the McGovern Clan, visiting many of the archaeological and historic sites of the Geopark in West Cavan. The tour begins at Ballyhugh Arts and Cultural Centre at 10am and will take in sites including Drumlane Abbey, St Mogue’s Island, Maguire’s Chair, Tullydermot Falls and the Shannon Pot. The day will finish with some light refreshments and entertainment at Ballyhugh Arts and Cultural Centre.

  • Family Friendly Day at Con Smith Park        

14 August 2011 from 14:00 to 18:00  Location: Con Smith Park, Cavan

Admission: Free.  Join Geopark staff for an arts and craft event as part of the Family Friendly Day in Con Smith Park, in Cavan town. Have a go at fossil rubbing, and learn how to make your own fossils whilst soaking up the atmosphere of the Fleadh. The event will take place from 2pm until 6pm, beside the Cavan Institute in Cavan Town.

  • Historic tour of the Kilmore and Clogh Oughter Area

Tuesday 16th of August, 2011

  • Storytelling at Clogh Oughter Castle

Wednesday 17th August, 2011 Costs €5

For more information of these and more events please go to Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark website

Woodford River Walk, Ballyconnell, County Cavan

Woodford River Walk, Ballyconnell, County Cavan

Distance: 5km
Grade: Easy
Terrain: Forest path
Approximate Time: 1 hour 20 mins

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Start at the Shopping Centre/Petrol station car park at the bridge in Ballyconnell and cross the road to a small amenity park. Walk along the canal for 200m passing a footbridge. Continue on the path along the river. Eventually you emerge into the open countryside with the river on your left and open field on your right.

Continue walking along the bank. After approximately 45 minutes you will approach Annagh Woods. Enter the woods following the path. After 300m keep right at the fork in the path. Follow the path until emerging from the forest. Follow the path for 200m. Take a right turn onto a small downhill path to your right. At the bottom of hill, upon meeting the canal, turn left for home.

Facilities: Picnic tables; Café in Realta Shopping Centre (outside tables overlooking Woodford River)
Nearby Attractions : Slieve Russell Championship Golf Course; Ciúin Spa at the Slieve Russell Hotel; Ballyhugh Arts & Cultural Centre, Ballyconnell; ODD Outdoor Activity Gamespark, Brackley Lake; Bear Essentials Visitor Centre, Bawnboy.

For more Walks in County Cavan please visit Cavan Tourism

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