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Brigit’s Garden is inviting the public to make a Brigit’s cross for themselves and one for charity at a special event to celebrate St Brigit’s Day on Sunday (February 1).
A Straide woman, whose vibrant personality, enthusiasm for life and deep roots and friendships within her community and beyond, has inspired a century strong army of women to run in her honour at the West of Ireland Women’s Mini-Marathon on Sunday.
The late Hubert Butler once wrote a delightful essay called Influenza on Aran in which he examined the evidence for the early Irish saints. His title is explained in the first few sentences: “When I arrived in Aran by the Naomh Eanna at Kilronan I was sneezing and, by the time I had raced to St Enda’s Church at Killeany and seen the stone on which he had floated in from Connemara, I was feverish and coughing. I spent the rest of my time in bed reading the only two books on Aran and its saints that I could find, a big one by Mr O Siochain [Aran: Islands of Legend] and a small one by Father Scantlebury [Saints and Shrines of Aran Mor]”.
A 12-week integrated programme of health and well-being is being launched by Brighid Daly at her new centre in Renville Lodge, Oranmore.
Tuesday is February 1, the feast day of St Brigid, and the Galway City Museum will be marking the day with a series of events.
In Irish folklore, a house in which a St Brigid’s Cross is hung is a house protected from fire and evil, so why not get yourself such a cross and find out about its fascinating history this weekend.
Deeper Well, the Kerry-based band are lining up an intimate gig tonight (Friday) April 3 in the Springhill Court Hotel Kilkenny.