Mayo - Turlough

National Museum of Ireland – Country Life

The Museum of Country Life is located in Turlough village, 8 km northeast of Castlebar. When you visit you can immerse yourself in the unique stories, rich heritage and fascinating cultural traditions of our rural ancestors.

On Culture Night the National Museum of Ireland - Country Life invites you to enjoy a very special performance in the exhibition galleries with the hugely popular singing group Coda @6.30-7.30.

Visit two new exhibitions in the museum galleries, Travellers’ Journey - celebrating Traveller culture

and The Enemy Within, exploring the devastating Spanish Flu outbreak of 1918-1919 @5-8pm.

Travellers’ Journey is a temporary exhibition exploring the rich culture, traditions and crafts of the Traveller community in the west of Ireland. The exhibition aims to showcase and encourage discussion and appreciation of the unique heritage and ethnicity of the Community.


Time: 5pm - 8pm

Address: Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo


Phone: 094-903 1755