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January 31st Pilgrimage on St. Brigid’s Eve

Japanese Garden's Carpark Japanese Gardens, Kildare

Join us for a candlelight pilgrimage on St. Brigid’s eve and the threshold of spring. Assemble at the Japanese Gardens car park from 7.20 p.m. Car parking facilities are available at Solas Bhríde Spirituality Centre and the Japanese Gardens.  Starting from the Japanese Gardens, the pilgrimage will wind its way past St. Brigid’s Wayside Well […]

Lighting the Hill of Allen

Hill of Allen Hill Of Allen, Allen, Co. Kildare

Into Kildare to illuminate the Hill of Allen to honour Kildare’s very own patron saint. Time:  6.00 p.m. – 12.00 a.m. Events at Kildare Heritage Centre Visit Kildare Town Heritage Centre Walking Tours around Kildare Monastic City Legends of Kildare Virtual Reality experience Events ongoing throughout the Féile For information on Kildare Heritage Centre events […]

February 1st Lá Fhéile Bhríde – Cross Weaving Workshop

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

St. Brigid Cross is the most enduring tradition associated with St. Brigid. Learn how to weave a cross at one of our two cross weaving workshops. Time:  10.00 a.m – 11.30 p.m.  Venue: Solas Bhríde Spirituality Centre, Tully Road The St. Brigid’s cross is one of the most widespread customs associated with St. Brigid. Traditionally, […]

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February 1st Lá Fhéile Bhríde – Kildare calls for a Pause for Peace

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

“Peace is a journey of a thousand miles, but it must be taken one step at a time.” L.B.Johnson We invite you to join with us in a Pause for Peace wherever you are. Venue:  Solas Bhride Centre, Kildare Time:  12.00 Mid-day St. Brigid of Kildare and the abbesses who succeeded her were renowned as […]

February 1st Lá Fhéile Bhríde: Customs and Traditions Associated with Saint Brigid

Solas Bhride Website

Gleaning wisdom from old customs and traditions to live more fully and sustainably while turning toward a future of greater well-being for ourselves and Planet Earth. Facilitators: Margaret Walsh, Brenda Kindregran Time: 2.30 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. Venue:  Solas Bhride Centre Cost:  €15.00 There are many stories to tell! Join us as we bring you […]

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Lá Fhéile Bhríde “Book of Kildare Art Exhibition” by Josephine Hardiman

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

The exhibition will be on throughout the month of February -  Solas Bhride Centre is delighted to host 'The Book of Kildare: The Brigid Pages' by Josephine Hardiman, an Art Exhibition featuring Brigid, in original Celtic calligraphy and Illumination. Josephine Hardiman is an Artist and Calligrapher from Co. Kildare. In 2016 at Kildare’s Medieval Festival in […]

Sacred Circle Dance

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

Join us as we celebrate Brigid’s story and values through dance movement. Venue: Solas Bhride Spirituality Centre, Tully Road Facilitators:  Terry Hennessy, Betty White. Admission:    €15.00 Circle dancing is an ancient tradition common to many cultures.  It formed part of special occasions and rituals. Sacred dance helps bring about harmony between body, mind and spirit […]

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Annual Celtic Lecture: Awakening – Brigid: Woman, Life, Legacy

Kildare Education Centre Friary Rd, Kildare town, Co. Kildare

Spring is a time of awakening.  Join Mario Corrigan and Rita Minehan as they explore the significance of Brigid: Woman, Life, Legacy. Mario Corrigan is Senior Executive Librarian with Kildare County Council. Mario has written and edited many books on the history of Co. Kildare and his hometown. He co-ordinated the Decade of Centenaries project […]

Walking Nature Meditation

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

Join the Solas Bhríde Team on a gentle walk through the centre grounds.

Vital Signs: Poems of Illness and Healing

Kildare Town Library Claregate St, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

A Lecture and Poetry Reading by Martin Dyar, with Music by Treasa Harkin and Mairéad Carroll. Venue:  Library, Kildare Town Time:    7.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. Martin Dyar grew up in Swinford, County Mayo. His first book of poems Maiden Names (Arlen House) was a books of the year selection in the Guardian and the Irish […]

Commemorating the Lighting of the Flame of Hope, Justice and Peace in 1993

Market Square Kildare Town, Kildare, Co. Kildare

30 Years: Commemorating the Lighting of the Flame of Hope, Justice and Peace in 1993 30 years ago a ame was lit by Afri and the Brigidine Sisters to mark the opening of an International Justice and Peace Conference titled: “Brigid: Prophetess, Earthwoman, Peacemaker” Presenter:   Afri (Action from Ireland) and Solas Bhride Time:      […]

Mass at St. Brigid’s Well

St. Brigid's Well Brallistown Little,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

Venue: St. Brigid’s Well Time: 10:30a.m. Car parking facilities are available at Solas Bhríde Spirituality Centre

Launch of The Golden Thread album by Anne Rynne

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

My name is Anne Rynne and I come from a ‘singing’ family. My parents were the first influence in my life when it came to singing. My father, Andy Moore, had a deep baritone voice and my mother, Nancy Power had a beautiful soprano voice.  My two singing brothers Christy Moore, and Barry Moore, aka […]

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First National Holiday in honour of St. Brigid – A Miscellany of Memories and Music

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

A Miscellany of Memories and Music Featuring personal reminiscences from the past 30 years of Feile Bride with local mucsicians providing a selection of musical interludes Presenters:  Solas Bhride Team, Poets and Musicians Time:            11.00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. Venue:          Solas Bhride Spirituality Centre Admission: FREE […]

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Customs and Traditions Associated with Saint Brigid

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Customs and Traditions Associated with Saint Brigid: Gleaning wisdom from old customs and traditions to live more fully and sustainably while turning toward a future of greater well-being for ourselves and Planet Earth. Presenters:                      Margaret Walsh, Brenda Kindregan Time:              […]

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Highlighting the European Brigid

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

Exploring the story of Brigid in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands Presenters:                  Catharina Eljs, Barbara Brosch Time:                            11.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m. Venue:                        […]

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Meditation at the Dawn of Springtime

Solas Bhride Centre Solas Bhride Centre & Hermitages, Tully Road,, Kildare Town, Co. Kildare

“If light is in your heart, you will find your way home.” Rumi. Join us in meditation from Solas Bhride as we look towards the light and renewed hope this Springtime. Presenters:                    Solas Bhríde Team Time:                      […]