Tóstal Thuar Mhic Éadaigh - Tourmakeady Gathering
31 May 2013 - 02 June 2013
Tóstal Tuar Mhic Éadaigh will take place over the June Bank Holiday 2013, and it is hoped it will bring back as many overseas visitors as possible to their home place in the Mayo Gaeltacht. A range of different events will take place during the weekend including walking, cycling, drama, céilí, various workshops and demonstrations. There will be carding, weaving and spinning demonstrations to show how quick the wool can be spun and knitted into a garment like used to be done in years gone by. Patchwork, woodturning and basket making demonstrations will also be held. See a local farmer doing sheep dog demonstrations - which would show a working dog gather sheep from the mountain and put them in pen. For the emigrants who cannot attend it is hoped the celebration will be captured on DVD.