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Knitting - Not Just for Nanas!

Naturally Dyed Wool

Forget that image of granny knitting in the rocking chair. Knitting is for everyone! Make fashionable clothes, hats and bags in your own style. Have fun, chat and learn a skill for life.

Adults and children 7 yrs +
For more information telephone Rose McHugh 094 93 81134

Re-awaken the Musician in You!

Clear away the ’Foggy Dew’ and play that forgotten tune.          

Playing the fiddle and accordian

A seisiún especially for improving musicians who want to practise songs and share tunes with other learners.


Adults and young people 14yrs+

Email Eamonn Abberton for more information 


Add a Bit of Bling! with The Connacht Textile Crafters

Share textile skills

From beading to appliqué, from embroidery to felting. Learn new skills, harness your creative energy and get expert advice on textile craft from these talented craftspeople. Demonstrations on everything to do with fabric.

Digging up your ancestors’ history! with the Mayo Genealogy Group

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Interested in finding out about your family history? Come along to the Museum of Country Life on the second Saturday of every month for free practical tips with the Mayo Genealogy Group. These are drop-in meetings for adults so there is no booking required and new researchers are welcome!

Check out the Facebook page (or just search for Mayo Genealogy Group) and ask to join.

Use this research checklist to get started on your family history:

Genealogy group research checklist RESEARCH CHECKLIST.pdf (0.19 MB, Adobe PDF)  

For more information check the Calendar of Events   

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