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Dates
14th Jun 2019
to 15th Jun 2019

Age Range
All ages

Venue
Croom Civic Centre

Address
Main Street
Skagh
Limerick

The Festival of the Maigue

The inaugural Festival of the Maigue will be held in June 2019. The festival will run on the evening of Friday 14th and all day Saturday 15th June, in Croom. It will consist of a range of activities to engage the public with the natural and cultural heritage of the river.It aims to raise awareness of the rich heritage of the river and the important place it occupies in local life.

The Friday night will consist of performances of music, poetry and stories associated with the river catchment along with displays and presentations about the river environment. The events on Saturday will introduce members of the local community to the natural history and biodiversity of the river Maigue through a series of short introductory talks by the trust directors. Activities also include a kayaking trip, the traditional craft of fly tying and fly casting, and a natural history classroom, including 'pond dipping'.

Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.

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