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Upcoming events in the Ring of Gullion


ROGHA at the Quays

Event takes place on November 23, 2016 until December 24, 2016

Visit the ROGHA pop-up shop at the Quays Shopping Centre. It's an excellent opportunity to buy unique, locally handmade, high quality products. You can also buy gift vouchers and workshop vouchers to give yourself or loved ones the experience of creating their own piece of art.

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Winter Solstice Festival – Children’s Christmas Crafts

Event takes place on December 3, 2016

Kick off your Christmas preparations by learning to make beautiful Christmas Angels and stars from straw with Straw Craft Ireland. In this workshop, designed for children aged 7+, you will be shown how to create a straw craft decorations and given the skills to make them yourself. Once finished, you'll have a traditional Christmas decoration of your very own to take home and display for all your family and friends.

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Winter Solstice Festival – Stargazing and Indoor Planetarium

Event takes place on December 4, 2016

Wrap up warm and join the Irish Astronomical Association for an evening of stargazing. There will be the opportunity to look through telescopes, learn about the constellations in the sky and hear some of the stories about the characters they represent. Highlights of the evening include a selection of powerful telescopes, displays of Hubble Telescope images, and an inflatable planetarium.

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Winter Solstice Festival – Derrymore Winter Wonderland and Heritage Fair

Event takes place on December 10, 2016 until December 11, 2016

You are in for a treat this Winter Solstice Season, Derrymore is one of the most beautiful estates, and houses in all the land. This year a very special visitor is going to be there on the 10th and 11th December to meet all the young people to give them a Christmas surprise.

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Christmas Fun Run

Event takes place on December 11, 2016

Grab your Santa suit or your Christmas jumper, which only comes out once a year, and take to the country roads around Crossmaglen for a gentle jog or leisurely stroll with family and friends.

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Winter Solstice Festival – Christmas Crafting

Event takes place on December 17, 2016

Learn how to create unique Christmas decorations made from willow and straw. In this workshop, designed for adults,, Straw Craft Ireland will demonstrate how to make willow stars, straw knots and glory braids with a festive feel, and teach you the skills necessary to make a straw spiral weave so that you can make your very own beautiful Christmas pomander finished off with traditional seasonal trimmings.

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Seisiún Ceoil agus Scéalaíochta – Déardaoin 22 Nollaig i dTí Chulainn

Event takes place on December 22, 2016

I ndiaidh na siúlóide tabhair cuairt ar Thí Chulainn le haghaidh ceoil, filíochta agus craic le Terry Conlon agus Pádraig Carragher ón ghrúpa ceoil Bothán. Beidh ár dtreoraí Seán Mac Diarmada ina fhear a’ tí agus ag cur go mór leis an cheol agus an fhilíocht agus an chraic.

Visit Tí Chulainn for an evening of music and craic.

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