Festivals & Events In North Westmeath

Venture off the beaten track and you will experience an eclectic mix of events in some very special venues.

Visit a traditional farmers market in Collinstown. Attend Ireland's largest one day book fair at a cattle market in Delvin. Take in a classical concert in the magnificent great hall at Tullynally Castle. Spend a weekend at one of Ireland's best loved festivals in the grounds of Ballinlough Castle. Or take part in one of many seasonal events that take place across North Westmeath.

august, 2019

17augAll DayExplore the Grounds at Killua CastleExplore the grounds of Killua Castle, former residence of the Chapman family with links to T.E. Lawrence and Sir Walter Raleigh.

17augAll DayArt Exhibition in St John's ChurchThe restored church will be open during Heritage Week when it will host an exhibition of paintings by a Spanish Artist.

17augAll DayHeritage Week 2019View the full programme of events taking place across North Westmeath this August!

18aug12:00 pmThe Art of History

18aug2:00 pmThe Art of History WorkshopMeet artists from across the centuries & learn about their crafts. Design your crest and illuminate a word. Meet the talented people who lived in Fore.

18aug3:00 pmBelow Stairs Tours of Tullynally CastleTours take place at 3pm every Sunday from April to September.

19augAll DaySpark of GeniusCelebrating artists, writers and musicians who have contributed to the cultural heritage of County Westmeath.

19augAll DayNLI Travelling Exhibition: Ireland From Maps'Ireland from Maps' introduces basic mapping concepts and terminology, and explores the subtext behind some of the best known maps of Ireland.

21aug11:00 amPaul Hughes on TD Laurence Ginnell (Booking Required)Castlepollard Library presents a talk by historian Dr. Paul Hughes on Laurence Ginnell, one of two MPs turned TDs in the first Dáil.

22aug8:00 pmWhat's In A Name?Dr Aengus Finnegan will explore our field name heritage and an exhibition will feature some of the field names recorded locally.

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