Roscommon Lamb Festival April 26 - 01 May 2017

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Daily Guide



10am-6pm, Craft Marquee, Market Square

Craft tent situated at the front of the BOI is reserved
for crafters from Co. Roscommon who are in business producing high quality craftwork of different kinds.

Local Enterprise Craft Marquee


10am, Marquee, Market Square

The traditional craft workshop and display area at the back of BOI. This tent is devoted to demos and display of traditional crafts, with an emphasis on education and interaction.

Traditional handcraft demos & workshops

Exhibition: Emerging Artists & Designers

10am-7pm, Áras an Chontae

Visit this exciting exhibition by emerging artists and designers from Co. Roscommon. Open to all.

Exhibition: Emerging Artists & Designers

Workshop: Leather Design Workshop

11am, Áras an Chontae

Multi-award winning leather designer and artist, Úna Burke, will host a hands-on workshop showcasing the traditional leather-working techniques she uses to create her elegant, sculptural accessories and will exhibit samples of her own work which has been worn by Lady Gaga, Rihanna and Madonna among others and has appeared in films such as 'The Hunger Games’. Numbers limited.

Tel: 083 8536363

Workshop: Leather Design Workshop

Old Roscommon

11am, Meet at Museum/Tourist Office, Market Square

Take a stroll through times past in Roscommon in the company of Noel Hoare and Gerry Shannon.

Old Roscommon

Heritage Walk Rindoon

11am, Rindoon (Signposted from Lecarrow)

Heritage Walk in Rindoon: The best preserved abandoned medieval town in Ireland 2pm: Guided Walk in St John's Wood. (Signposted from Lecarrow.)

Heritage Walk Rindoon


11am, Marquee, Market Square

Energy Efficient House

2pm, Antogher Rd. Roscommon

Tour of Energy Efficient House featuring timber frame, cellulose fiber insulation, air exchange, masonry stove, photovoltaic panels.

Tickets: €10

Booking essential: 087 2808225

Energy Efficient House

Upcycled Wooden Pallets

5pm, Market Square

Display of Upcycled Wooden Pallet Creations in The Square. Judging at 5pm with prize fund of €500 for winning entries.

Tel: 086 0403413

Upcycled Wooden Pallets

Street Party

4pm until late Market Square

Roscommon Lamb Festival hosts a Street Party in Market Square, Roscommon from 4pm until late, including puppet shows (€2) and drumming workshops (€5) for children, street performers, food stalls and live music concert with King Street Bluegrass Band from Virginia, USA. A tribute to Geraldo Marques aka 'Toko' will be part of this evening and will include a Brazilian BBQ, the proceeds of which will go to the Mayo Roscommon Hospice. Click here for the lineup ›

Tel: 087 9439446

Street Party
Street Party Lineup