Kid’s Shipwreck Dig
Abbeyleix Heritage House
24 August, 11am - 12pm
24 August, 2pm - 3pm
Join us, to acquire local history and heritage while experiencing the beauty of this spectacular and diverse landscape.
Walk through Carrickfinn, while hearing the stories of Banríon an Uaignis (Queen of Loneliness), Caitlín Mhór, An Trá Bhán and other folktales. View the ruins of Miseóg’s (a 19th century prophetess) homestead in Ballymanus, and hear the stories of disasters, emigration, fashion, spectacle and development that were all but a premonition in her lifetime. A light walk, less than 4 km. Duration: 2 hr. Bring suitable clothing and footwear.