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May 2019

Travellers' Journey/Minceir Misl’d

Admission free

Travellers’ Journey/Minceir Misl’d was a temporary exhibition at the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life (July 2018 - May 2019), exploring the rich culture, traditions and crafts of the Traveller community.

The exhibition aimed to showcase and encourage discussion and appreciation of the unique heritage of this community. It was curated in partnership with the Western Regional Traveller Health Network. The exhibition was launched by President Michael D. Higgins on July 10, 2018.

The exhibition was divided into four themes - Home (PDF 2.1MB),  Citizen (PDF 4.6MB), Craft (PDF 3.5MB) and Belief (PDF 4.4MB).

The exhibition also provided a timeline of significant dates and events (PDF 1MB) for the Traveller community.

Location:


Travellers' Journey/Minceir Misl’d is located at:
Turlough Park,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo
F23 HY31


This exhibition has now closed
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Turlough Park,
Castlebar,
Co. Mayo,
F23 HY31

+353 94 903 1755