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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Celebrating Medieval Ireland in Tulsk

Sat 25th & Sun 26th April 2009

The Cruachan School is an annual event which aims to promote and develop an increased appreciation and awareness of Ireland’s archaeological and cultural heritage environment. The theme for 2009 is
“Celebrating Medieval Ireland in Tulsk”.

Saturday 25th April 2009
Ø Academic Conference. Lectures by top archaeologists, historians, and other academics/notaries, to take place in Cruachan Aí Centre. Already confirmed are Kieran O’Conor of NUI Galway; Gillian Kenny of UCD; Dr. Niall Brady, and Brian Shanahan, of the Discovery Programme; and Denise Murray of UCC.

Sunday 26th April 2009
Ø Medieval Fair. Living History day located on green field adjacent to the Cruachan Aí Heritage Centre, in Tulsk Village. To include village market, displays and demonstration including authentic cooking and lifestyle crafts, archery, recreation period costume, falconry, and military re-enactment with authentic weaponry and equipment.

· Lectures and conferences (Saturday)
· Medieval Battle recreations (Sunday)
· Living History and Medieval Displays (Sunday)
· Falconry displays (Sunday)

This promises to be a great weekend for all the family!

Contact: Lora O’Brien, Manager
Cruachan Aí Heritage Centre
Tulsk, Co. Roscommon, Ireland.
Tel: 071 9639268
International Tel: 00353 71 9639268

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