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Ard Eireann Festival 2017

Ard Eireann Festival 2017

Ard Eireann Festival 2017 is upon us again. Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th July, two days of celebrating the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Traditionally the festival was an ancient pre-harvest festival and was revived 6 years ago by The Slieve Bloom Association. As part…

Bealtaine May Bush Festival 2017

Bealtaine May Bush Festival 2017

Bealtaine May Bush Festival 2017 will take place on Sunday 30th April at 2:00pm on The Green and at the Community Centre in Rosenallis, Co. Laois. Now in its 4th year, the Bealtaine May Bush Festival hosted by the Slieve…

‘Rosie’ Crowned at Slieve Bloom Imbolc Festival 2017

‘Rosie’ Crowned at Slieve Bloom Imbolc Festival 2017

Imbolc Festival 2017 was celebrated on Sunday the 5th February in Cadamstown, County Offaly. It is the 5th year the Slieve Bloom Association has hosted this revived festival. Imbolc Festival marks the beginning of Spring. It is one of the…

Imbolc Festival 2017 – ‘Milking of the Goat’ Festival

Imbolc Festival 2017 – ‘Milking of the Goat’ Festival

Imbolc Festival 2017 or ‘Milking of the Goat’ Festival is organised by the Slieve Bloom Association. Now in its 5th year, this years Festival will take place on Sunday 5th February. The meeting point is Cadamstown Car Park, County Offaly,…

Slieve Bloom Association AGM – Annual General Meeting

The Slieve Bloom Association AGM will be held on Thursday 19th January 2017 at 8pm in the Community Hall, Kinnitty. Annual membership remains at €10. Contact for further information. Happy New Year!

Slieve Bloom Christmas Dinner Party 2016

The Slieve Bloom Association are holding their annual Christmas Dinner Party on Friday 9th December in the Community Hall, Rosenallis at 7pm. The cost is €20pp for a 3 course meal. Raffle tickets available on the night for a chance…

1916 Exhibitions Tour – Saturday 17th September

1916 Exhibitions Tour – Saturday 17th September

The 1916 Exhibitions Tour is a day tour visiting numerous 1916 exhibitions in Dublin. Every year the Slieve Bloom Association hosts an Annual Tour. As this year marks the Centenary of the 1916 Rising, the Slieve Bloom Association are hosting a…

Slieve Bloom Ard Eireann Festival 2016

Slieve Bloom Ard Eireann Festival 2016

The Slieve Bloom Ard Eireann Festival 2016 was held on the last weekend of July, Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st. The Festival originally an ancient pre-harvest festival was revived 6 years ago by The Slieve Bloom Association. On Saturday 30th there was a…

Ard Eireann Festival 2016

Ard Eireann Festival 2016

The Slieve Bloom Ard Eireann Festival returns this year on the last weekend of July, Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st. The Festival was an ancient pre-harvest festival and was revived 6 years ago by The Slieve Bloom Association. See details of this year’s itinerary…

May Bush Decorated in Rosenallis for Bealtaine Festival

May Bush Decorated in Rosenallis for Bealtaine Festival

A large group gathered in Rosenallis on Sunday the 1st May for Bealtaine May Bush Festival. The festival, hosted by the Slieve Bloom Association, celebrates and revives an ancient Irish custom; the May Bush. Traditionally the May Bush was erected…