Patrick Pearse’s cottage: a cultural visit to Ros Muc

In 2016, a new visitor centre next to Rising leader’s cottage in Connemara will provide introduction to Irish language and Gaeltacht culture

Patrick Pearse’s cottage in Ros Muc, Galway: a new visitor centre next to the historic cottage will open next year

Patrick Pearse’s cottage in Ros Muc, Galway: a new visitor centre next to the historic cottage will open next year

The development of a cultural centre at “Teach an Phiarsaigh” in Ros Muc will provide an introduction to the Irish language, Gaeltacht culture and environment, focusing on 1916 leader Patrick Pearse and his relationship with Co Galway.

A writer and Irish language enthusiast long before he became a revolutionary, Pearse first came to Ros Muc in 1903 as a 23-year-old handpicked by Conradh na Gaeilge to act as an Irish examiner.

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