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Féile na Tuaithe 2011
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Féile na Tuaithe 2011
Saturday 21 & Sunday 22 May 2011

12.00-5.00pm daily

Free family event

In the grounds of the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo.

A variety of activities

  • craft demonstrations and workshops
  • children's activities
  • music
  • face painting
  • tented craft and food market


Craft demonstrations - suitable for the whole family

  • blacksmithing
  • basketmaking
  • wood turning
  • pottery making
  • harvest-knot making


Féile na Tuaithe is a natural extension of the Museum's purpose of bringing families together to enjoy quality time and learn about the traditions of bygone days.

Check out the entries for the Féile na Tuaithe 2011 photo competition in association with Angela Campbell Photography.

Féile na Tuaithe is kindly supported by:

The Connaught Telegraph, Cashin Print Services, Mid West Radio, Spear Design, Mayo County Council Arts Office, Fás, Kodak Express, Brambles, Lisloughery House, McGrath Industrial Waste Ltd.





Some archive photos from Féile na Tuaithe in previous years published here on

Feile na Tuaithe 2005

Fanzini Brothers 2008

Alison Laredo 2008

Alison Laredo 2009

Alison Laredo 2010

Bernard Kennedy 2007

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