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August 2017
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The Ecclesiastical Heritage of Medieval County Galway

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea
County Galway, Ireland
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Talk on The Ecclesiastical Heritage of Medieval County Galway

The Ecclesiastical Heritage of Medieval County Galway Join Dr. Christy Cunniffe, Archaeologist & Cultural Heritage Consultant, for a talk on “The Ecclesiastical Heritage of Medieval County Galway”.  Date: Saturday, 26 August, 2017 Time: 12pm - 1pm Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea, County Galway Admission: Free This event forms part of Loughrea Medieval Festival – 25th-27th August, 2017. The festival is organised by Loughrea Medieval Festival Committee, in partnership with Irish Walled Towns Network and Galway County Council and with support from The…

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Wild & Free: Discover local edible and medicinal plants

August 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
Galway, Ireland
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Herbal Medicine from Garden to Bottle - an introduction to traditional medicine-making techniques talk at Loughrea Medieval Festival

Wild & Free: Discover local edible & medicinal plants Named after the renowned Irish classic book on foraging by Cyril & Kit Ó Ceirín of Lisdoonvarn, ‘Wild & Free: Discover local edible & medicinal plants’ a talk by qualified Herbalist Vivienne Campbell, will cover many common plants that can be used as nutritious wild foods, as well as herbal medicines. Many of these foods are forgotten now, but at one time were staple foods in Ireland. Date: Saturday, 26 August,…

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Talk: Learning about our environment through eagle eyes

August 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea
County Galway, Ireland
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Talk: Learning about our environment through eagle eyes Loughrea Medieval Festival

Talk: Learning about our environment through eagle eyes Date: Saturday, 26th August, 2017 Time: 3pm - 4pm Location: Loughrea Library, Church Street, Loughrea, Co. Galway Admission: Free Ages: Suitable for all ages Bio: John Lusby is a research ecologist, environmentalist & educator, he works with BirdWatch Ireland and as researcher and presenter for wildlife documentaries. One of Johns main interests is birds of prey, which he has studied throughout the country and particularly in County Galway. His talk will explore…

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Herbal Medicine from Garden to Bottle

August 26 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
Temperance Hall, Barrack Street, Loughrea
Galway, Ireland
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Herbal Medicine from Garden to Bottle - an introduction to traditional medicine-making techniques talk at Loughrea Medieval Festival

Herbal Medicine from Garden to Bottle - an introduction to traditional medicine-making techniques It's a little-known fact nowadays but until about a century ago many medicinal extracts prescribed by physicians (i.e. doctors) were made from medicinal plants. Herbalists continue to use these methods to extract and preserve the medicinal properties of plants. Many of these extracts are safe and easy to make at home. Qualified Herbalist Vivienne Campbell will present an over-view of some of the most common techniques including…

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Loughrea’s Heritage Walking Tour

August 27 @ 12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Clonfert Diocesan Museum, Barrack Street, Loughrea
County Galway, Ireland
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Loughrea's 4th Medieval Festival gets go-ahead after Council funding boast

Loughrea's Heritage Walking Tour Join Colman Shaughnessy and Joe Loughnane, Loughrea Memorial Group, for a walk and talk around Loughrea. Our local knowledgeable guides will introduce you to the town’s built and natural history from its medieval routes to the present day. This is a walking tour so please wear suitable footwear and clothing. Date: Sunday, 27 August, 2017 Time: 12.45pm Start Location: Clonfert Diocesan Museum, grounds of St. Brendan's Cathedral, Barrack Street, Loughrea, County Galway Admission: Free This event…

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