Welcome to Drum Heritage Group:
Wander at your leisure around the Drum Heritage Visitor Centre. Read the profiles of people and of events that shaped the lives of a South Roscommon community.
Discover the feeling of ancient Ireland when you walk the hallowed ground of the Monastic Site and pathway leading to St. Brigid's Well.
Experience the quiet solitude as you walk along the Bridle Pathway - a 300 metre long arboreal walkway leading to the 3500 BC Dolmen (Portal Tomb) at Mihanboy (Meehambee).
Enjoy a visit to the restored Hedge School at Curraghaleen with its sixteen life-size mankin-pupils; replicating the scene as it is recorded in the 1826 Survey of Schools in Ireland. See informative wall panels.
At Nure, one can see Ireland's only restored Wake house located on an ancient funeral route to Clonmacnoise that was much used by the noble families of the North & West of Ireland. There are a number of decorative wall panels on view.
Visit the birthplace in the village of Clonellan of the great Gaelic scholar, poet and writer, Sean O'Neachtain, (1650-1728)
See the magnificent Naghten Family Mausoleum in Thomastown Cemetry and the Memorial at Summerhill commemorating the Daniel O'Connell Repeal Meeting held there in 1843.