Heritage Week events in Boyle

Heritage Week takes place from August 12th – 20th and celebrates Ireland’s rich heritage and traditions.

A number of events are taking place locally including:

Boyle Historic Walking Tours with Local Historian Tony Conboy.
Every Saturday in August at 2pm (Heritage week Saturdays are the 12th & 19th Aug)
Meet at Boyle Craft Shop
To book, call +353 (0) 71 96 63033
€5/€4 per person

Úna Bhán – A Telling of the Story
Hear a dramatic narration of one of Irelands most famed loved stories. Perhaps Boyle’s most famous legend, the story of Úna Bhán has been passed down from one generation to the next through the spoken tradition.
Boyle Craft Shop
Friday 18th Aug at 11.30am & 3pm
Free Event

Heritage Themed Scavenger Hunt
Young minds will have lots of fun doing this Scavenger Hunt.
An educational adventure based in and around Boyle’s Courtyard Market.
The Courtyard Market, Boyle
Sat 12th Aug from 10am to 1pm
€2 per child

Market Traditions – Courtyard Market.
The Courtyard Market presents a special Heritage Market Stall. You will hear from various traders and crafters covering a range of Market traditions. From herbalism to woodcraft to music.
The Courtyard Market, Boyle
Sat 19th Aug, 10am to 2pm
Free Event

Dig It – Archaeology for Kids
Free event in Lough Key Forest Park
Saturday August 12th 11am-3.30pm

Building Biodiversity in a Veggie Garden

12th August, 11am – 12pm
Boyle Further Education & Training Centre,
Lower Marian Road, Boyle.

A Talk on Gravestones in Ardcarne Old Graveyard

12th August, 10am – 1:30pm
Ardcarne Graveyard, Ardcarne, Boyle

Free Self-Guided Tours of King House

14th August from 11am to 5pm (last tour at 4.15).

Presentation by Sam Moore at 2pm (€5 – pre-booking advised)

16th August in King House
Recent Revelations at the Carrowkeel passage tomb complex.
Results of scientific research over the last 10 years

Willow Weaving Workshop

19th August, 10am – 1pm
King House
Military Road, Boyle

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