Category Archives: Festivals

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

The Old Rectory St. Patrick’s Day has changed completely from when I was a child when we wore our shamrock to mass and that was pretty much that.  It was a religious day to be observed.  Now it is predominantly about parades and the getting together of communities and socialising.  Not sure what St. Patrick […]

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Book of Fenagh Festival

Why has the Book of Fenagh survived for 500 years? This past weekend the community of Fenagh and those related to it came together to celebrate the Book of Fenagh, and what a great weekend it turned out to be.  I was lucky enough to attend most of the lectures and we got an in […]

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Joe Mooney Summer School

The Old Rectory Bed and Breakfast The Joe Mooney Summer School is a very successful Summer School with a diverse range of classes both from an instrument piont of view but also singing and set dancing classes as well.  Since The Old Rectory Self catering opened four years ago now we have been blessed with […]

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Tayto Park, Co. Meath

The Old Rectory, Fenagh, Co. Leitrim This Summer instead of having a week away we decided that each person would pick somewhere they wanted to go for the day, and when a day came free off we went.  Pat jumped in as soon as I mentioned the idea and said he baggsed Tayto Park in […]

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Leitrim Tourism Network

The Old Rectory is a member of Leitrim Tourism Network a group of diverse people who are committed to promoting Leitrim and working together to do so.  In line with that ethos the group meet at different locations in Leitrim and after our to the point meetings we go to visit tourism products close to […]

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