EIGSE MICHAEL HARTNETT LITERARY & ARTS FESTIVAL NEWCASTLE WEST

ÉIGSE MICHAEL HARTNETT LITERARY & ARTS FESTIVAL Thursday 14th - Saturday 16th April Newcastle West, Co. Limerick Internationally acclaimed and award winning author Colum McCann will join Donal Ryan, Rita Ann Higgins and Mike Mac Domhnaill and a host of other established Irish writers, musicians and artists at Éigse Michael Hartnett 2016 taking place in [...]

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Feb.29th Leap Day

Feb.29th Leap Day According to Irish tradition, February 29th (which only falls every four years in what’s known as a “Leap Year”), is the one day when it’s perfectly acceptable for a single lady to propose to the man of their liking.  It seems we have ’ Saint Brigid, the female patron saint of Ireland, to thank [...]

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ST BEN'S DAY TULLYLEASE

  ST.BEN’S DAY Best wishes to everyone from Tullylease at home and abroad. The feast of St. Beirechert is celebrated annually on the 18th of February, known as St. Bens Day or the Well Day. It brings visitors from far and near. Mass is celebrated in St. Beirechert’s Church and then the ’rounds’ are done, which consists [...]

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HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY   Some interesting facts   The Italian city of Verona, where Shakespeare's lovers Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet every Valentine's Day.    Shrine of St Valentine, Whitefriar Street Church In the year 1836, Pope Gregory XVI sent a gift to the Church of our Lady of [...]

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