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A jam packed month with lots events happening around the county, August has something for everyone!

1th - 4th O'Carolan Harp Festival                           

Where/When: Keadue
A celebration of Turlough O'Carolan and his contribution to Irish music.

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2nd - 4th Loughglynn Music Festival 

Where/When: Loughglynn
An annual music festival enjoyed by locals and visitors alike! 

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3rd  Freedom of the Roscommon

Where/When: King House

A celebration for those receiving this special honour.        

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3rd Fairymount Cemetry Mass

Where/When: Fairymount
A memorial mass to remember all those who have passed.      

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3rd - 4th Celebrating Roscommon Legacies

Where/When: King House, Boyle
A celebration of two greats - Maureen O'Sullivan and       

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5th Roscommon Races Evening Meeting      

Where/When: Roscommon Racecourse
Enjoy an evenings of fun at the races!

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7th Lecture Series Rathcroghan 

Where/When: Rathcroghan Visitor Centre at Cruachan Ai
A lecture series focussing on the pagan festival of Lughnasa.      

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9th Family Fun Day at Errit Lodge

Where/When: Gorthaganny
A fun day for one and all      

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15th King House Arts Exhibition

Where: King House, Boyle
A special art installation visits King House     

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16th Roscommon Agri Show  

Where/When: Hannon's Field, Roscommmon
A fun day our for all the family with lots of activities!   

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17th Granlahan Festival Fair     

Where/When: Granlahan       
A traditional fair day with livestock, traditional crafts and more.    

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18th Roscommon Races                             

Where/When: Roscommon Racecourse

Family fun day with national hunt and flat racing!   

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21st Live Concert with Jack L

Where/When: King House, Boyle

Jack L returns to Roscommon with another renowned live show

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23rd - 31st Heritage Week

Where/When: Across the country
A week of events celebrating the rich and diverse heritage of Ireland.


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30th Elphin Agricultural Show

Where/When: Elphin
An exhibition of farming pride in Elphin.        

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Weekly Farmers Markets

Where/When: Roscommon, Strokestown, Boyle & Ballaghadereen
Enjoy a taste of Roscommon and quality local produce at our weekly farmers markets.

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Supported By

This project received grant aid from Roscommon LEADER Partnership Rural Development Programme which is financed by the Irish Government under the Rural Development Programme Ireland 2007-2013 and by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development:Europe investing in Rural Areas.