Slieve Bloom Association

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…

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,…

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…

‘Susie’ Crowned at Imbolc Festival 2016

‘Susie’ Crowned at Imbolc Festival 2016

Imbolc Festival 2016 was celebrated on the 7th February in Cadamstown, County Offaly. Hosted by the Slieve Bloom Association, the revived festival is now in its 4th year. A brave crowd faced the elements on Sunday afternoon as Storm Imogen warmed…

Cllr. Carol Nolan First Female Chairperson Of Slieve Bloom Association

Cllr. Carol Nolan First Female Chairperson Of Slieve Bloom Association

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Slieve Bloom Association was held in the ICA Hall, Mountmellick on Thursday 28th January at 8:30pm. The Slieve Bloom Association, who celebrated 40 years in existence in 2015, strives to preserve and promote…

Slieve Bloom Association 40th Celebrations

Slieve Bloom Association 40th Celebrations

On Sunday, April 2015, the Slieve Bloom Association reached yet another birthday and celebrated its 40th Anniversary in Kinnitty with a sit-down meal and the launching of a booklet. The members are rightly proud of achieving this milestone. It is…