Derryglad Folk Museum, Curraghboy, in the heart of south Roscommon, is not just a magnificent store of memorabilia that stretches back over 2,000 years, it is a place of entertainment, fascination and education rolled into one.
Here you can view over 6000 items in a friendly relaxed atmosphere, dealing with History, Heritage and Folk Culture. This all weather facility deals with Farm and Folk Life and includes horse drawn machinery, tradesman's tools, old style 1930's thatched bar and grocery. Phonographs,... read more
Why not pay a visit and enjoy this unique testament and reminder of what running a high street studio entailed in those not-so-long-ago days before the advent of automatic cameras, one-hour photo shops and digital photography. On display in the McCormack Photography Room are the contents of... read more
Sad plight of the Kelehan Twins recalled at Derryglad unveiling The two boys, John and James Kelehan were admitted to the workhouse in Athlone in April 1847 as twins aged 11 years. It was discovered in early 1848 that their mother held some land and therefore they were not entitled to relief in the... read more