Ballinrobe's Historic Sites Walk

Walk took place on Wednesday 24th August 2011
By BAHS

Despite showers participants from Ballinrobe, Westport, Castlebar, Claremorris, Swinford, Roscommon, Germany and Galway enjoyed a walk and talk on some of the highlights of Ballinrobe's historic sites.

Members of the Ballinrobe Archaeological and Historical Society, who organised the event for Heritage Week and led the walk with Mr. Patsy Murphy, Mr. Wally Loughery and Mr. Tom Tiernan spontaneously contributing added interesting information.

Photo:Checking out facades and plaques on Main Street, Ballinrobe

Checking out facades and plaques on Main Street, Ballinrobe

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Photo:Ballinrobe's Market House, Ulster Bank and Abbey Street being examined by group

Ballinrobe's Market House, Ulster Bank and Abbey Street being examined by group

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Photo:Ballinrobe's Credit Union building containing an exhibition of Felix Waitkus historic flight across the Atlantic

Ballinrobe's Credit Union building containing an exhibition of Felix Waitkus historic flight across the Atlantic

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Photo:Ballinrobe - heading down Main Street

Ballinrobe - heading down Main Street

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Photo:Viewing Ballinrobe's Cranmore House with new Youth Centre in background

Viewing Ballinrobe's Cranmore House with new Youth Centre in background

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Photo:Mr. Aidan Sheeran, Mr. Walley Loughery and Mr. Patsy Murphy catching up on Ballinrobe's past

Mr. Aidan Sheeran, Mr. Walley Loughery and Mr. Patsy Murphy catching up on Ballinrobe's past

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Photo:Ms. Deirdre Cunningham, Mayo County Council's Heritage Officer chatting with Ms Brona Joyce of Clew Bay Heritage Centre.

Ms. Deirdre Cunningham, Mayo County Council's Heritage Officer chatting with Ms Brona Joyce of Clew Bay Heritage Centre.

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Photo:Viewing the Harry Clarke stained-glass windows in St. Mary's RC Church

Viewing the Harry Clarke stained-glass windows in St. Mary's RC Church

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Photo:Mr. Tom Tiernan who spontaneously contributed extra information on his work on the Bower's Walk.

Mr. Tom Tiernan who spontaneously contributed extra information on his work on the Bower's Walk.

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This page was added by Averil Staunton on 27/08/2011.

Comments about this page

Congrats! from Australia to all concerned for putting on The ballinrobe Historic Walk. It was great to see so many people take an interest in my old home town!! Gerry Walsh

By gerrry walsh
On 01/10/2011

Well done Averil. What a great turnout. Mary

By Mary
On 09/09/2011

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