Feile Bride 2008

St. Brigid's Festival is a week long series of events running up to Brigid's Day on the first day of February.

Various VenuesKildare Town

Event Details

  • Fri 25 Jan - Sat 2 Feb  2008

  • Venue Details
    Various Venues

    Kildare Town

Feile Bride incorporates a Peace and Justice conference in collaboration with Afri - Action from Ireland, workshops, and a candle lit ritual on Brigid's Eve at the well.

Friday, January 25th Drumming workshop Facilitator: John Bowker
Venue: St. Brigid's Primary School
Time: 7.30 p.m.
Admission: €12.00 Concessions €8.00
Early Booking essential: 045 521575 All ages welcome

Saturday, January 26th Afri Conference - "Seeing the World in a Different Way"
Afri Justice and Peace Conference will focus on the issues of the arms race. Is there an alternative way?
Venue: Derby House Hotel
Time: Gathering at the Flame in the Market Sq. Kildare at 1:00 p.m. Registration / Tea and coffee at 1:30 p.m.
Conference:2.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.
Admission: €25 Concessions €20 Booking by January 22nd.
Book by phoning AFRI on: Tel: 01-8827581 Fax: 01-8827576 AFRI
website: http://www.afri.ie/
email: afri@iol.ie

Seisiun Ceol, rince, agus craic.
Venue: Derby House Hotel
Time: 8.30 p.m.
Admission: €5.00

Sunday, January 27th Eucharistic Celebration at St.Brigid's Well
Time: 10.00 a.m. 11.15 a.m.

Tea/ Coffee / Aras Bhride
Time: 11.15 a.m.
Venue: Aras Bhríde Workshop - The Cosmic story in poetry, song and dance
Venue: Aras Bhríde
Time: 11.45a.m. - 1.15p.m.
Admission: €10

Monday, January 28th Afri "Education for Liberation" Day.
A day for schools in Midland Region.
Venue: Derby House Hotel
Contact: Clare, 045 883591

Tuesday, January 29th The Annual Celtic Lecture Hosted by Kildare Education Centre
"Brigid through the Ages" Prof. Mairin Ni Dhonnachadha, NUI, Galway
Booking through the Education Centre at 045 530200
Venue: Kildare Education Centre
Time: 8.p.m.
Admission: €10.00

Wednesday, January 30th A Night of Music
A Night of music with members of Kila, Celtic Shadows and Friends
Venue: Derby House Hotel
Time: 8.00 p.m.
Admission: €20.00

Thursday, January 31st Brigid's Eve Ritual at St. Brigid's Well
Assemble at 7.20 p.m. at Japanese Gardens' car park.

Friday, February 1st La Fheile Bhride – Imbolc - St. Brigid's Day
Visitors to the town will have the opportunity to experience hospitality and learn the craft of weaving Brigid crosses at Aras Bhride and Kildare Heritage Centre.
Venues: Aras Bhride (Parish Centre) & Kildare Heritage Centre. Kildare - Monastic City A gentle walk around the ancient monastic city of Kildare with Mario Corrigan
Assemble in the Market Square, at St. Brigid's Flame. Time: 1.30 p.m.

Saturday, February 2nd Youth Pilgrimage Day
Time: 2.30
Venue: Assemble at St. Brigid's Parish Church


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