Home to 4,000 years of built heritage, wonderful rural communities and stories of heroes, miracles, wonders and worship. Explore Ireland's Ancient East, visit beautiful places and witness for yourself the beauty
of our woodlands, waters and wandering trails.
Tour a majestic castle, visit an ancient monastic settlement or let your imagination go wild at one of many romantic ruins and forgotten follies.
North Westmeath is a place where the community is always in action. Join us for our festivals, our farmers markets and book fairs, our music nights and writing groups. Find a place where you will fit right in and belong. Getting
here is easy, but its leaving us that people find the real challenge.
North Westmeath has accomodation for everyone from the traveller on a shoestring budget to stunning world class luxury. The common theme, these are all family owned and managed businesses. Leave behind the flat sameness of
commercial and embrace the hundreds of different ways you can stay.
Discover 4000 years of history just one hour from Dublin. From our early Neolithic farmers at Loughcrew in nearby Co. Meath to the Celtic Church of St. Féichín of Fore to raiding Vikings, Norman Invaders and then the planter
Anglo Irish Castles & big houses - Visit North Westmeath and explore the Legendary Midlands of Ireland.
Visit a region that is blessed with unspoiled rolling fields, meandering trails and crystal clear waters. Explore an ancient monastic settlement, wander through acres of gorgeous gardens and discover the secrets of the
rugged ruins and forgotten follies that make our towns and villages unique.
Unwind at a destination music festival, rediscover forgotten crafts, walk, cycle or swim to your heart's content and attend authentic fairs and one-off events that celebrate and promote our local cultures, history and traditions.
Settle into a luxurious bed in one of our family owned countryside retreats and arise to the sounds of nature outside your window. Be sure to ask your hosts for their recommendations for the day ahead while you enjoy a
home cooked breakfast.
From intimate music sessions to outdoor theatre, art workshops and unique local events - there is always a reason to visit North Westmeath!
07dec9:30 amChristmas Decoration MakingA wonderful class of making Christmas decorations with artist Jonathan Von Baumann.
A wonderful class of making Christmas decorations with artist Jonathan Von Baumann. These classes are always very relaxing and you will leave with decorations that are sure to become family
(Saturday) 9:30 am
Purple Raven Art Gallery & Craft Centre
07dec11:00 amTullynally Christmas MarketFree entry and free parking.
St Michael's Christmas Craft Fair takes place in the Courtyard of Tullynally Castle on the 7th and 8th of December. Stalls with handmade Jewellery, Xmas Decorations, Wood crafts, Home Baking,
(Saturday) 11:00 am
07dec7:15 pmDelvin Lights Switch On CeremonySpecial Olympics medalists, Fintan Bray & Mary Daly, will turn on the Christmas lights in Delvin.
Special Olympics medalists, Fintan Bray & Mary Daly, will turn on the Christmas lights in Delvin on Saturday 7th December at 7.15pm. All welcome.
(Saturday) 7:15 pm
08dec11:00 amTullynally Christmas MarketFree entry and free parking.
(Sunday) 11:00 am
08dec2:00 pmVictorian Servants’ Quarters TourJoin Morag for a fascinating tour of the Victorian Servants’ Quarters at Tullynally Castle.
The Bells, the Bells! Join Morag for a fascinating tour of the Victorian Servants’ Quarters at Tullynally Castle and find out what life was really like below stairs in days
(Sunday) 2:00 pm