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In Pictures: Vikings, the Round Tower and great fun at Timahoe festival

After two years where no large events were permitted, this summer is shaping up to be an action-packed couple of months with festivals on almost every weekend.

This weekend in Laois it was the turn of the Timahoe community to roll out the red carpet with their Heritage festival, celebrating the village’s historic connection to Vikings.

The village green hosted a Food & Craft Fair and Funfair, whilst nearby a Viking Reenactment Village will come to life, under the watchful gaze of local chieftains, warriors, and medieval monks, all in the shadow of the Round Tower.

The School of Irish Archaeology will introduce their amazing workshop, such as The Big Dig – Viking House Excavation, Bead Making Workshops and Coin Striking Workshops.

The village was buzzing on Saturday afternoon as visitors milled through to sample the atmosphere and attractions.

The fun continues all day today (Sunday) and promises a great family day out.

Our photographer Julie Anne Miller was in attendance and you can check out a selection of her images below.

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