Join us online for an evening celebrating the traditions of the Fermanagh Potato Harvest in bygone days. Guest speakers will provide a history of potato farming in
Join us online for an evening celebrating the traditions of the Fermanagh Potato Harvest in bygone days. Guest speakers will provide a history of potato farming in the county with tales of their experiences through the years, followed by a demonstration of boxty making by Eileen McGovern.
The Irish Lumper potato and the origins of the famine – John Cunningham
Recitations from the late Pat Cassidy’s Memoirs, Lisnaskea – Eileen McGovern
Traditional boxty making demonstration – Eileen McGovern
Childhood memories and Fermanagh tales – Florence Creighton
Poetry recitations – Fermanagh School of Music & Performing Arts
Join us for an enjoyable evening from 7pm and feel free to share your memories and tales of working in the potato field and making boxty.
We had a fantastic day celebrating the traditional heritage skills once common place in Fermanagh on Saturday at the Lough Erne Heritage Skills Festival as part of @festivallougherne.
Join the Devenish Wildfowlers on Tuesday 21st September 2021 at 6pm for a public tour of their national, award winning wildfowl conservation project.
This event is free, suitable for all ages and must be booked via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/operation-duck-tunnel-tour-of-devenish-wildfowlers-conservation-project-tickets-170408361998.