Date: Sat 30th Apr
Venue: Meet outside Festival Marquee
Limited numbers – advance booking recommended.
Connemara’s leading archaeologist Michael Gibbons will lead a field trip around the Kylemore Castle Estate and environs. Hear of long lost Roman remains; see a 5000 year old tomb; view an almost forgotten Marconi industrial complex and visit an ancient burial ground with some dramatic folk art sculpture. View the last intact fragment of a river edge bog in the area, abandoned famine era landscapes and hear of a battle over Cearta Trá between two fairy kings.
Bus leaves from outside the Festival Marquee returning approx. 1pm. Bring good walking shoes and raingear.