National Museum of Ireland - Country Life - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
The National Museum of Ireland is Ireland’s premier cultural institution and home to the greatest collections of Irish material heritage, culture and natural history in the world. The museum exhibits the way of life of rural Irish people between 1850 and 1950, and is in the grounds of Turlough Park House. There are displays about the home, the natural environment, trades and crafts, communities, and working on the land and water.
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A beautiful lake located in the heart of Mayo. The lake itself is home to various species of fish including Brown Trout, while Swans and Ducks are resident on the lakeshore. The Lough Lannagh grounds are also home to an array of wildlife.
9.91km from National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Lough Cullin is a lake in County Mayo in Ireland. With its immediate neighbour to the north, Lough Conn, it is connected to the Atlantic by the River Moy. Lough Cullin is noted for its trout and salmon fishing. It is a large, shallow lough of over 2,000 acres and access to it is from the north shore only. There are three access points.
14.98km from National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Ballintubber Abbey is an important sacred Irish historical site which celebrated its 800th year anniversary. It is the only church in Ireland still in daily use that was founded by an Irish king. The abbey has several modern outdoor attractions, including a very modern abstract Way of the Cross, an underground permanent Crib, and a Rosary Way. It was one of the iconic attraction in this area and also attracts many tourists.
16.41km from National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Lough Conn is a lake in County Mayo, Ireland. With an area of about 48 square kilometres, it is Ireland's seventh largest lake. With its immediate neighbour to the south, Lough Cullin, it is connected to the Atlantic Ocean by the River Moy. The lake is connected to Lough Cullin by a channel that passes under the R310 regional road at Pontoon. The River Deel flows into Lough Conn and exits Lough Cullin at its southern end near Foxford.
Hennigan's Heritage Centre
17.58km from National Museum of Ireland - Country Life
Hennigan's Heritage Centre is situated in unspoilt countryside overlooking Creagaballa Lake 6.5km from the workhouse at Swinford where thousands of people from the region died during the 19th century due to starvation, and 20km from The Museum of Country Life, Turlough.
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County Mayo is a county in Ireland. In the West of Ireland, in the province of Connacht, it is named after the village of Mayo. stretches over 2,175 square miles and is home to 130,507 people. Mayo's county town is picturesque Westport, crowned as "the best place to live in Ireland" in early summer 2012 by the Irish Times.