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Tickets €10 (per event) (plus €1.50 booking fee per ticket)

The festival celebrates Brigid of Faughart as Ireland’s matron Saint and pre-Christian Celtic Goddess and her birthplace of Faughart, where the story of Saint Brigid began.

Brigid’s Symbol and Customs Workshop
Saturday 3rd February | 10:30am – 12:00pm | Tickets €10 (+ €1.50 booking fee per ticket)
Learn to weave the iconic Brigid’s Cross and the Crios Bríd, (Brigid’s belt) – ancient symbols of Brigid and share stories of Brigid’s days past. All ages welcome. With Roisin Cotter and Maura Lennon. All materials provided.

My Brat Bhríde Workshop
Monday 5th February | 11.30am – 1:30pm | Tickets €10 (+ €1.50 booking fee per ticket)
In this workshop, which is suitable for all ages, Rita O’Loughlin will demonstrate how to make a Brat Bhríde. The Brat Bhríde (St Brigid’s Cloak) is an Irish tradition of decorating scarfs which bring blessings and protection to the wearer. You will have the chance to make your own Brat Bhríde and there will be plenty of embroidery hoops, wool and needles available. Please bring along one of your own scarfs which you will decorate yourself. We welcome and encourage everyone to make and gift a Brat Bhríde.

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