Afri Conference at Féile Bríde 2018

Section of the large crowd at the Afri Conference “Light out of Darkness” held on February 3rd at Solas Bhride.

Speakers at the Afri Conference:  Peader Kirby, Hanny Van Geel, Sunny and Peter Pringle with Joe Murray, Director of Afri

Mabel singing at the Afri Conference

Kildare Men’s Shed

Members of the Men’s Shed proudly display the new poly-tunnel they have constructed complete with several raised beds.  They hope to begin planting variety of vegetables during the coming spring. Many people called on their Open Day on Friday 2nd to view their activities.

Over 200 people crossed the threshold of Solas Bhride on St. Brigid’s Day

Over 200 people crossed the threshold of Solas Bhride on St. Brigid’s Day

RTE presenter Brenda O’Donoghue making  preparations with children from St. Brigid’s school who sang “We Sing a Song to Brigid” for the evening programme “Today with Maura and Daithi”.  On the programme she also interviewed Rita Minehan, csb who spoke about Solas Bhride Centre and Margaret Walsh who wove a St. Brigid’s cross while recounting some of the traditions and customs associated with St. Brigid.