Feast Days & Festivals
Festivals, feast days, celebrations and traditions from Ireland and around the world. An on-going project for Anne Newman who shares these contributions that add value to our local Tara Celebrations experiences.
Bank holidays in 2023 - Ireland
|Monday, February 6 - St Brigid’s Day|
Monday, April 10 - Easter Monday
Monday, June 5 - June Bank
Monday, October 30 - October Bank
Tuesday, December 26 - St Stephen's Day
|Friday, March 17 - Saint Patrick's Day|
Monday, May 1 - May Day
Monday, August 7 - August Bank
Monday, December 25 - Christmas Day
Ember Days - 3 days at the start of each season
"Lenty, Penty, Crucy, Lucy" - remember this rhyme and you will be continuing a long tradition. Reminding us to go outside and enjoy and give thanks for the renewal of Spring.
January to March
Celebrations include Burns Night in Scotland, St. Brigids' Eve with it's many traditions and customs and an explanation of the mysterious and dangerous Ides of March
April to June
From April Fool's Day to St Peter and St Paul
July to September
All dog's have their Day... and this one is in outer space....
October to December
From the end of Harvest to Winter Solstice, Christmas and New Year's Eve there are plenty of Feast Days and celebrations - remember Stir Up Sunday and prepare for St. Lucia's Day