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Spring Equinox Festival 2016

This year the Spring Equinox Festival will be celebrated on  Saturday the 19th and Sunday the 20th of March. It’s the “return of the light” to the Loughcrew Cairns as the sun is set to light up the historic tombs.

Dawn Ceremonies begin at 5:45 am on both days at Carnbane East. Breakfast will be available at Loughcrew Gardens Coffee Shop on each day.

There’s loads on for everyone over the two days. On Sunday in Loughcrew House at 9.30 am learn how to  make flower essences with Aine Maire Ni Mhurchu. Following on from this at 11.30 am learn the tools of divination with Regina Ni Dinn in the Loughcrew House showrooms.  At 2.00 pm assemble at the Loughcrew Gardens Coffee Shop for the Loughcrew Lake Walk – with local Tour Guide Malachy Hand. It is a looped walk for approximately 2 hours,  Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for a hill walk. For a full list of what’s on offer see the images below.


Spring Equinox Festival Saturday Spring Equinox Festival Sunday


Fingers crossed we have a clear sky on both days!