Program of Events

SessionSunday 15th SeptemberMonday 16th SeptemberTuesday 17th SeptemberWednesday 18th SeptemberThursday 19th SeptemberFriday 20th SeptemberSaturday 21st September
SessionSunday 15th SeptemberMonday 16th SeptemberTuesday 17th SeptemberWednesday 18th SeptemberThursday 19th SeptemberFriday 20th SeptemberSaturday 21st September
Morning11am Guided Tour of the Monastic City of Kildare Meet up: Market Square Host: Kildare Town Walking Tours   More... 11am Guided Tour of the Monastic City of Kildare Meet up: Market Square Host: Kildare Town Walking Tours   More... 11am Guided Tour of the Monastic City of Kildare Meet up: Market Square Host: Kildare Town Walking Tours   More... Time TBC Country Market Event Venue: Friary Grounds 11am Walking in the Footsteps of Brigid of Kildare/ Pilgrimage Meet up: Solas Bhríde 14 Dara Park More... 11am Guided Tour of the Monastic City of Kildare Meet up: Market Square Host: Kildare Town Walking Tours   More...
Afternoon2.00pm *Official Opening & Celebration of St. Brigid with Scoil Rince Cill Dara Dancers Venue: Market Square Host: Solas Bhríde with Scoil Rince Chill Dara 2pm Walking in the Footsteps of Brigid of Kildare/ Pilgrimage Meet up: Solas Bhríde 14 Dara Park Host: Solas Bhríde More... 2pm Weaving of Brigid’s Cross – Craft Workshop Venue: Áras Bhríde Host: Solas Bhríde More... 2pm Pilgrimage - Walking in the Footsteps of Brigid of Kildare and Tree Planting Ceremony Meet up: Solas Bhride, 14 Dara Park Host: Solas Bhríde More... 2pm Weaving of Brigid’s Cross – Craft Workshop Venue: Owen’s Cottage, Irish National Stud Host: Solas Bhríde More... 2 pm A Walk on the Curragh Plains / St. Brigid Pastures (€) Meet up: The Curragh –near Cill Dara Golf Club Host: Solas Bhríde   More... 2.30pm Guinness Book of Records Challenge (€) Venue: St. Brigid’s Parish Church Host: Solas Bhríde Team & Partners Registration for this event is essential   More...
3pm Guided Tour of the Monastic City of Kildare Meet up: Market Square Host: Kildare Town Walking Tours 3pm Craft Workshop: Weaving of Brigid’s Cross Venue: Aras Bhride Host: Solas Bhride Team More... 3pm Ceramic Craft Exhibition Venue / Host: Kildare Heritage Centre More... 3pm Ceramic Craft Exhibition Venue / Host: Kildare Heritage Centre More... Followed at 3.30pm by Guided Tour of the Irish National Stud with Melodeon Music by Christy Ennis Open to craft workshop participants 3pm Craft Workshop: Weaving of Brigid’s Cross Venue: Áras Bhríde Host: Solas Bhríde More...
Afternoon - The Curragh Races featuring the St. Brigid of Kildare Race. Mike Denver concert after last race at 5.25p.m. Hosted by The Curragh Racecourse. More...4pm Craft Participation: Weaving of Wall Hanging Venue: Solas Bhríde Host: Solas Bhríde More... 4pm Craft Participation: Weaving of Wall Hanging Venue: Solas Bhríde Host: Solas Bhríde More... 4pm Craft Participation: Weaving of Wall Hanging Venue: Solas Bhríde Host: Solas Bhríde More... 4.15pm Closing Event Venue: Market Square Host: Solas Bhríde & partners
Evening8.00pm Julie Feeney Concert in St. Brigid’s Cathedral (€) Venue: St. Brigid’s Cathedral More... 7.30pm Brigid’s Autumn Fire – Music and Readings Venue: Kildare Library Host: Kildare Library with Kildare County Council Choir and partners More... 7.30pm Harvest Celebration Ritual Venue: St. Brigid’s Well Host: Solas Bhríde More...

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