Castlebar, Co. Mayo Saturday 13 December ’08 from 11am-5pm Admission To All Events Is FREE OF CHARGE! Start the Christmas season in style with your family this year at the National Museum of Ireland – Country Life, Turlough Park, Castlebar, Co. Mayo. The first ever Christmas Open Day takes place at the Museum on . Fun and entertainment is guaranteed for everyone in the family, and best of all, entry is absolutely free. Mums and Dads will love the Christmas Food Fair, children will flock to Santa Claus and seasonal carol singing creates a traditional atmosphere everyone will appreciate. Our ever-popular educational workshops have a festive theme and the Museum Galleries will have a special Christmas display.
For centuries food has been an integral part of Christmas celebrations and our food Fair will have stands with the best of traditional products from Ireland and overseas. Tantalise your taste buds with Yuletide fare ranging from Christmas cakes to chocolate truffles and from gingerbread men to Connemara Smoke Salmon the best of Country Markets. Buy a unique foodie present for someone special, or treat your family to the best of Christmas fare.