About

Timahoe Heritage Festival.

June 4th & 5th 2022.

Our event is all about sharing the story of a village in Co. Laois, that is steeped in centuries of history; from monks, monasteries and Vikings, to the famine, the War of Independence and beyond.

The Annals of the Four Masters, records that in 919, a monastic settlement at Timahoe, Co. Laois, was raided by the Vikings. On June 4th & 5th, this year, we are remebering these events, along with many other aspects of our past, including marking the 175th anniversary of the Famine’s darkest year, Black ‘47. Remembering our history and heritage in a fun, interactive, & family friendly festival, is so important to us. With Heritage Runs, Heritage Talks, Funfair, Food & Craft Fair, Fancy Dress, Free Childrens Workshops, a Reenactment Viking Village, Archery Range, displays in Basket Making, Beekeeping, Weaving, Pottery, Medieval Cooking, Viking Weaponry, we really can say, ’there is something for everyone, at Timahoe Heritage Festival 2022!’

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Funded by the Department of Rural and Community Development