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Brigid O'Neill @ Nan Rices Folk Club

Brigid O'Neill @ Nan Rices Folk Club

07-12-2021 8:00 pm -11:00 pm
£10.00
Railway Bar Trad Session

Railway Bar Trad Session

09-12-2021 9:00 pm - 30-11--0001
All Folk'd Up

All Folk'd Up

11-12-2021 8:00 pm -11:55 pm
£15.00
The Mudblood Podcast - LIVE!

The Mudblood Podcast - LIVE!

14-12-2021 7:00 pm -10:00 pm
£12.00
Railway Bar Trad Session

Railway Bar Trad Session

16-12-2021 9:00 pm - 30-11--0001
Fight for Alfie Christmas Spectacular

Fight for Alfie Christmas Spectacular

18-12-2021 1:00 pm -5:00 pm
£20.00
The Snowman Christmas Special

The Snowman Christmas Special

18-12-2021 2:00 pm -4:30 pm
£10.00
The Snowman Christmas Special

The Snowman Christmas Special

18-12-2021 5:30 pm -8:00 pm
£10.00
Fight for Alfie Christmas Spectacular

Fight for Alfie Christmas Spectacular

19-12-2021 1:00 pm -5:00 pm
£20.00
The Snowman Christmas Special

The Snowman Christmas Special

19-12-2021 2:00 pm -4:30 pm
£10.00
The Snowman Christmas Special

The Snowman Christmas Special

19-12-2021 5:30 pm -8:00 pm
£10.00
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

02-01-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

29-01-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

06-02-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

06-03-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Foster and Allen

Foster and Allen

16-03-2022 8:00 pm -10:30 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

26-03-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

03-04-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

30-04-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

01-05-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

28-05-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

05-06-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

25-06-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Hilltown Farmers Market

Hilltown Farmers Market

03-07-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

30-07-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Iúr Cinn Fleadh

Iúr Cinn Fleadh

25-08-2022 2:00 pm -11:55 pm
Iúr Cinn Fleadh

Iúr Cinn Fleadh

26-08-2022 2:00 pm -11:55 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

27-08-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Iúr Cinn Fleadh

Iúr Cinn Fleadh

27-08-2022 2:00 pm -11:55 pm
Iúr Cinn Fleadh

Iúr Cinn Fleadh

28-08-2022 2:00 pm -11:55 pm
Iúr Cinn Fleadh

Iúr Cinn Fleadh

29-08-2022 2:00 pm -11:55 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

24-09-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

29-10-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

Stephen Fitzpatrick Auction

26-11-2022 11:00 am -2:00 pm
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Members of the South Armagh Lace Collective and the Clanrye Lace Group are pictured with Des Murphy Chair of the Ring of Gullion Partnership and Vice-Chairperson of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Councillor Oonagh Magennis who attended the event on behalf of the Chairperson Cllr Cathy Mason.
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The South Armagh Lace Collective and the Clanrye Lace Group have worked tirelessly over the last couple of months, alongside the Ring of Gullion Partnership in planning the ‘Linen and Lace’ exhibition. The event ran from 5 to 7 August and was organised as part of the Ring of Gullion’s Lúnasa Festival 2021 and was housed in the National Trust’s Derrymore House Property. The festival is part of the Mourne-Gullion-Strangford Aspiring UNESCO Global Geopark of events and is funded by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council.

The unique exhibition celebrated the rich textile making heritage in the wider South Armagh and Newry area. The Linen and Lace exhibition was part of the ongoing wider Lúnasa Festival which has become the fastest growing grass roots festival in the region and highlights the very best of what South Armagh and the Ring of Gullion has to offer in terms of the landscape, heritage and culture. 

The unique ‘Linen and Lace’ exhibition celebrated the rich textile making heritage in the wider South Armagh and Newry area as part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival 2021 from the 5 to 7 August 2021 in the National Trust’s Derrymore House Property.
The unique ‘Linen and Lace’ exhibition celebrated the rich textile making heritage in the wider South Armagh and Newry area as part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival 2021 from the 5 to 7 August 2021 in the National Trust’s Derrymore House Property.

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council Chairperson, Councillor Cathy Mason said, “The Linen and Lace Exhibition represents the work of a dedicated group of master craftspeople from this area to shine a light on their rich lace-making traditions and skills as part of an ongoing effort to safeguard these cherished practices for future generations to enjoy. Both group’s commitment to keeping the lace tradition alive and honouring the memory of all those early lace pioneers is to be commended.”

The South Armagh Lace Collective and the Clanrye Lace Group share the same vision which is essentially is to work with local communities to reawaken and re-ignite an interest in their respective lace traditions. It is important to highlight that these two traditions have immeasurable cultural value and have had an enormous impact on the social and economic heritage of this area within the district. 

These traditions, have withstood the test of time and are a testament to the ingenuity and resourcefulness of the women who made them. Clanrye Lace was developed in Newry in the 1920s as part of the Lace School at the Convent of Mercy whilst the women of Culloville and Crossmaglen in South Armagh have been making Carrickmacross Lace for the best part of 200 years. 

The exhibition was hosted in the beautiful and historic Derrymore House which is the perfect meeting place for these two lace traditions given Bessbrook’s long and illustrious association with the Linen trade. 

The Lúnasa Festival is part of the Mourne, Gullion, Strangford Aspiring UNESCO Global Geopark activity programme and funded by Newry, Mourne and Down District Council. To find a full list of events which includes a Creatures of the Night event in Derrymore House grounds in the 27 August, please visit the Ring of Gullion AONB website WWW.RINGOFGULLION.ORG 

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