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2016 will mark the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising, a key moment on Ireland’s path to independence. Ireland 2016 is also an open invitation to everyone, of all ages, both here in Ireland and overseas, to join in a year of commemoration, conversation and exploration – through the arts, through historical research and exposition, through education and children’s events.



January 1 - December 31 2017

Revolution in Galway, 1913-1923 - at the Galway Museum

Location: Galway City

Revolution in Galway, 1913-1923 - at the Galway Museum

Revolution in Galway, 1913-1923 is an exhibition which looks at the involvement of between 500 and 700 Volunteers alongside 50 members of Cumann na mBan in Galway during Easter Week 1916 - a Rising that would change the course of Irish history. Among the objects displayed is a the Piper's Hat worn by Éamonn Ceannt in Rome in 1908 and a wooden chess piece carved by Liam Mellows while prisoner in 1922. Visitors can also enjoy short silent footage from the period, a touch screen interactive with further information on Galway people, places and memories and a reading of the Proclamation by Galwegians. 

Event Details: www.GalwayCityMuseum.ie

January 1 - December 31 2017

Christ Church Cathedral Events

Location: Christchurch Place, Dublin 8

Christ Church Cathedral Events

Christ Church Cathedral (founded c.1028) is the spiritual heart of Dublin City, and one of Ireland's top visitor attractions. It is also a wonderful events venue with a year-round progamme of events, including concerts, lectures, workshops and the famous Christ Church Cathedral Choir. It's an ever-changing programme, so well worth visiting their website frequently.

Event Details: www.christchurchtickets.com/

January 1 - December 31 2017

Events at Castletown House

Location: Celbridge, Co. Kildare

Events at Castletown House

Castletown House is the most celebrated and magnificent Palladian style mansion in Ireland. Together with its parklands, it hosts wonderful events throughout the year, including concerts, recitals, exhibitions, floral demonstrations, park runs, country and craft fairs and a Christmas Village. Most events are bookable online. Check them out here.

Event Details: http://castletown.ie/

April 3 2017 - September 15 2018

Events at The F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio

Location: 200 Newry Road, Banbridge, County Down

Events at The F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio

The F.E. McWilliam Gallery and Studio in Banbridge, Co. Down, is an award-winning museum and art gallery, celebrating the work of the sculptor, Frederick Edward McWilliam, who was born in Banbridge in 1909. They have changing exhibitions throughout the year. You can view their events programme here. 

Event Details: www.femcwilliam.com

November 24 - November 24 2017

The Great Armagh Georgian Banquet

Location: Armagh City

The Great Armagh Georgian Banquet

A complete sell-out in 2016, travel through the mists of time to Georgian Armagh, where an evening of gastronomy like no other awaits you at the Archbishop’s Palace! This beautiful Palace built in 1770 opens its doors for guests to enjoy its lavish surroundings and to experience a flavour of Georgian high society. Meet Georgian characters who will entertain you with the music and stories of the time.

The sumptuous five-course menu and fine wines evoke the menus of the time, all served with a modern twist. This year’s menu includes an artisan gin reception. This is an evening not to be missed! Book early to avoid disappointment.

Special overnight accommodation rates are available for those attending ‘The Great Georgian Banquet’ at the Armagh City Hotel or the Charlemont Arms Hotel. When booking please quote ‘Georgian Banquet’ to avail of special package rates.

Tickets for the banquet cost £85.00 per person

Event Details: www.Armagh.co.uk

November 24 - November 26 2017

Armagh's loved Georgian Festival

Location: Armagh City

Armagh's loved Georgian Festival

Armagh’s much loved Georgian Festival marks the beginning of the Christmas festive season. Historic buildings open their doors and remember Richard Robinson, enthroned as Archbishop of Armagh in 1765, and responsible for transforming Armagh into a city of stunning Georgian architecture. From its literature to fashion, arts to food, this period is still intriguing today. The festival includes a Georgian Banquet. The beautiful Palace, built in 1770, opens its doors for guests to enjoy the lavish surroundings and to experience a flavour of Georgian high society. Armagh’s ancient streets buzz with evocative Georgian costumed figures, street entertainment and festive market stalls, hosted by traders in traditional costume and offering high quality gifts and locally produced, artisan food and drink. Celebrations include a themed Children’s Christmas market, horse and carriage rides, live music, talks and tours. As darkness falls, a dramatic light show bursts to life, illuminating the backdrop of the Georgian Market House and creating a festive atmosphere with contemporary and seasonal music. An event not to be missed!

Event Details: www.Armagh.co.uk

November 25 2017 - January 7 2018

Winter Wonderland & Christmas Carnival at Westport House

Location: Westport House, Co. Mayo

Winter Wonderland & Christmas Carnival at Westport House

Winter Wonderland features the new format of a guided experience this holiday season full of festive family fun. Families will enjoy Storytime with Mrs Claus, Gingerbread Man decorating, Face Painting,  a personalised chat with Santa Claus himself followed by Yule Tide Log Making, free drinks for everyone and a ride around the grounds on the Westport Train.  
 
The Christmas Carnival will feature the largest mobile ferris wheel in Europe – at 35 meters tall, it will afford awesome views of the heritage town, Clew Bay, Croagh Patrick and the estate. The Carnival also includes a range of more “grounded” rides including chair-o-planes, bumper cars, formula one, hot air balloon and airplane rides as well as games and refreshments too!

Event Details: www.WestportHouse.ie

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