Following successful runs in Dublin Airport and City Council, Galway and Portumna, the last leg of Traces of the Past exhibition will be launched in Mayo by Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD.   The launch will take place at Balla Secondary School, Mayo on the 4th of April, when a special remote sensing seminar day will be held for students.  That day is part of the wider Archaeology Above and Below Conference taking place from the 4th to the 6th at Rathcrogan, Co. Roscommon.

The exhibition will be hosted by the communities of Mayo Abbey, Belcarra, Aughagower and Tourmakeady through the Tóchar Valley Rural Community Network and Kevin Barton of Landscape & Geophysical Services.  This last leg of the travelling exhibition is supported by the Western Care Association.

Traces of the Past Flyer

Traces of the Past Interactive Flyer

The exhibition will be open to the public from the 11th of April until Easter Monday in the following locations:

St Colman’s Famine Church in Mayo Abbey
Belcarra Community Centre
Westport County Lodge Hotel, Aughagower
Tourmakeady Community Centre, until Easter Monday, 16:00 to 19:00 daily


Feel free to share your experiences of the exhibition on Facebook or via Twitter @DiscProg.

*Updated 15/04/2014 to include images of the launch*





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