Founded on May 30th 1984, Ballymote Heritage Group Co.Sligo is now more than a quarter century in existence. Since that date it has met without fail each month and has continued to devote itself to its stated aim of raising awareness of all matters of Heritage and in particular promoting knowledge of and interest in all aspects of local history, archaeology, culture, folklore and all the many things that make up the unique character of any given area.
Highlights of its activities include the Ballymote Heritage Weekend which has taken place each year since 1990 at the August Bank Holiday and The Corran Herald published each year since 1985. The Ballymote Heritage Weekend continues to attract audiences from near and far and has been widely praised for the high quality of its lectures and outings. The Corran Herald has developed a unique blend of styles and subjects and continues to hold the interest of its increasing readership from year to year.
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