Roscommon Lamb Festival May 01 - 06 May 2019

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Daily Guide

Sunday 5th May

International Sheepdog Trials

9am: Walsh's Field, Castlerea Road

Watch the unique bond between farmer and sheepdog in this display of skill and mastery.

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Golfing Competitions

10am: Roscommon Golf Club

Wool Merchants Cup and 9 Hole Ladies' Golf competitions This competition has been run at Roscommon Golf Club since 1943. The sterling silver cup was presented to the club by a local wool merchant at that time and bears the inscription;

“Come all Roscommon divotees and polish up your sticks.
To commemorate the famous days when wool fetched three and six.
There is only one condition when entering for this match,
That certain well known wool gatherers will have to play off scratch"

Contact: 090 6626382

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10am - 6pm: Lamb Festival Marquee, The Square

The Lamb Festival marquee will host handcraft demonstrations and workshops, along with spinners, weavers and knitters from Roscommon and other places in Ireland. Other hand craft demomstrations will include tinsmith, woodwork, basket-making, blacksmithing and more.

Farmers' Market: A Taste of Roscommon

10am - 6p: Craft Marquee, Market Square

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

Local Enterprise Craft Marquee


Loughnaneane Park

A chance to wear your club colours and cheer on your local Master Shearer at the battle of the Roscommon GAA Club Shearers.

Nature Walk Mote Park

Family Fun Day

Loughnaneane Park

A great day out with something for all the family! This year's Family Fun Day is bigger and better than ever with children’s amusements, climbing wall, FAI soccer skills competition, pet lambs, Bo Peep/Boy Blue Competitions, food stalls, sheep racing, live music, craft demos, rare breeds, Big Blue Bus, Welly throwing, Capoeira in the Castle (Afro Brazilian martial art), Castle tour, Inland Fisheries biodiversity display and much more!

Admission:€5, €10 for family.

Roscommon Lamb Festival Family Fun Day

CÉilÍ with ‘Glenside CÉilÍ Band'

7pm: The Quad Centre, Circular road, Roscommon

A great night of dancing with Glenside Céilí Band. Refreshments sponsored by The Peppermill Restaurant.

Contact:Carmel Gacquin on 086 8893897

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'The Big Hello' from Roscommon Macra

9pm: Lamb Festival Marquee, The Square

Macra 75th Reunion and Barn Dance/Jiving Competition with music by Shane Moore


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