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Address: Curraghboy, Athlone, Co. Roscommon
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No trip to the midlands is complete without a visit to the award-winning Derryglad Folk Museum situated 7 miles (13km) from Athlone and 15 miles (24km) from Roscommon. The museum is privately owned and run, and houses a unique 25-year collection of horse-drawn machinery restored to its original working order, tradesman tools, collection of butter-making equipment, household utensils, old-style thatched bar and grocery, collection of hand shears, old-style garage, gramophones and old 78 records, old and rare washing machines and laundry memorabilia and a wide-ranging collection of indoor and outdoor rural artefacts. Why not pay a visit and view our collection of over 3,000 items. The Museum itself is situated in a rural setting in the peace and tranquility of unspoilt countryside, where you can enjoy a friendly relaxed atmosphere. The collection deals with the farm and folklife in Ireland from the 18th century to the recent past. Contact: Mr Charlie Finneran

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