Glenview Folk Museum to be showcased on Sky TV

Glenview Folk Museum, a private collection of over 6,000 historical pieces will feature on Showcase TV (Sky channel 201 and Free Sat 403) on Thursday, March 1

Glenview Folk Museum, a private collection of over 6,000 historical pieces will feature on Showcase TV (Sky channel 201 and Free Sat 403) on Thursday, March 1

Country Focus a new show on Sky TV’s Showcase looks at small and medium rural businesses around Ireland and the people behind the enterprises.

The production company visited Glenview Folk Museum, outside Ballinamore recently. Owned by Teresa and Brian Kennedy the museum houses antique, historical and novel items dating as far back as pre-famine. They have a street scene with old shops and a pub stocked with items from previous eras. They also store old farm machinery, posters, newspapers, furniture etc.

The first episode of Country Focus starts this Thursday, February 23 at 8.30pm with a repeat programme on Sunday, February 26.

Glenview Folk Museum will feature on March 1.