Irish Country Roads & Culture Trails
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Bulfin Heritage Cycle Rally National Heritage Week 2021

Laois Lore – Lords & Legacies

Follow the Bulfin Heritage Trail as we unravel the myths, legends and legacies of the
Ashbrook, de Vesci and Castletown Estates in South Laois

1 Day Outdoor Event

A Gently Paced Irish Country Roads & Culture Trail
Saturday August 21st
Draft Agenda:
9.30am: Assembly at Castle Durrow Pavilion.
The Ashbrook Estate and the Durrow Legacy (Talk)
(William Bulfin a brief introduction) Tea/Coffee Served
10.30 am: On Yer Bike! To Granstown >>>>>
11.15am: Granstown Lake: 
Lord Castletown Estate;
A Walking History – The Lost Village – The Crannóg – The Tower House. (Talk)
12.30pm On Yer Bike! To Clough >>>>>
1pm: Clough Village: 
Refreshments/Light Lunch
2.15pm: On Yer Bike! To Ballygeehan!
2.30pm: Ballygeehan: 
Laois Lore – “An Acre of Bicycles!”
Laois -1915 All Ireland Hurling Final winners.
Novel stories of training and preparation for our solitary All Ireland success. (Talk)
Titanic Experience: Hear the unique story of the Laois man aboard the ill-fated White Star Liner in 1912.
3.45pm: On Yer Bike! To Abbeyleix >>>>> Abbeyleix:
The de Vesci Estate and the Abbeyleix Legacy (Talk with Tom de Vesci)
5.30pm: On Yer Bike! To Durrow >>>>>
6pm: Durrow 
A Bulfin Vintage Picnic at the Mill Wheel Amenity Area, Durrow
The History of Milling in Laois (Talk)

All activities in compliance with current public health regulations.
Please note that the above draft agenda may be subject to change.
All changes will be updated on this page.