A programme of events consisting of cultural and artistic events celebrating culture, heritage - tangible, intangible and natural and arts in our local community.There will be a range of music, visual arts and heritage centred folkloric lectures and events with a three-fold strategy of engagement, entertainment and education highlighted by the loan of the Shrine of St. Lachtain’s Arm from the National Museum of Ireland and the Art exhibitions.
March- 26th March Tree Replanting “The Bishops Tree” which fell in the 1950. Legend has it that 7 bishops were hanged from this tree in Cromwell’s time, but story more correctly dates from time of Vikings.
April- Ecumenical Easter Saturday / Lighting of Easter Fire Procession of Easter fire, invitation to Ukrainian Community to attend and participate.
15th April: Launch of La Lachtain
21st County Fleadh Concert Ceoltoiri Chill Chainnaigh
- Chair of LA
- Lecture from Siobhan Doyle PhD, author of A History of the GAA in 100 Objects
28th Mags Dwane Event / Unveiling of Mags
June- 17th La Lachtain- The visit of the Shrine of St. Lachtain’s Arm on loan from the National Museum. The day will con
July- Pilgrimage Sunday – biodiversity walk to Ballylarkin Church and Abbey
August- A fully curated Art Exhibtion
September- 8th September Lecture Early Christian Church sites. 15th September Will Killeen in concert
October 8th - Don Baker In Concert
Please note that the details of events listed above are provided by the relevant Local Authorities.