Daily Historical Walking Tours of Ballina with Carmel Hughes

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Daily Historical Walking Tours of Ballina with Carmel Hughes

July 11, 2022 @ 11:00 am - July 12, 2022 @ 12:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 15, 2022

From: Ballina Tourist Office, Pearse St. F26 T6Y3.  Admin Free, No Booking Necessary.

Monday | Tuesday | Thursday | Friday @ 11am

Ballina is a town with a colorful fascinating history dating back thousands of years.  What better way to learn about the history than to embark on a historical walking tour of Ballina with one of our very own local historians.

During her daily tour, Carmel will take you on a journey through Ballina’s market ton history, from the ‘Dolmen of the Four Maols’, dating from 2000BC, to our famine burial site, to the General Humbert Monument, which commemorates Humbert’s march through Mayo from his landing into Kilcummin, to the house in which the first female President of Ireland, Mary Robinson, was born.

Along the way, Carmel will also point out things of interest such as examples of our beautiful Georgian architecture, and Ballina’s stunning ecclesiastical ruins.  Hear alson about Ardnaree (Ard na Riagh) and how Ballina wasnt always all in Co Mao !!

Please wear comfortable shoes and bring rain gear, just in case of the Irish weather!

**Please be advised there will be NO Historical walking tour of Ballina on Wednesday 13th July “National Heritage Day”


July 11, 2022 @ 11:00 am
July 12, 2022 @ 12:30 pm
Ballina Salmon Festival 2022,
Programme of Events

Click below to see a full programme. The festival programme is also available to collect in the festival office, C/O Ballina Tourist Office, Pearse St, Ballina, 096 72800