Anticipation is building ahead of this year’s St. Brigid’s Day celebrations. With a host of events and activities taking place across County Kildare, you’ll find something for everyone to enjoy.
Tagann ‘Beacon of Hope’ ar Hill of Allen do Lá Fhéile Bríd
Into Kildare has lined up a series of events and celebrations to mark St Brigid’s Day. Among the highlights of ‘Feile Bhride’ in Kildare will be the lighting of the Hill of Allen on January 31st, when the tower at the top of the hill will be immersed in a white light to symbolise hope for the new year.
This is the third time that the Hill of Allen will be illuminated, the lighting up will take place from 6pm to Midnight on the 31st January to mark the ‘eve’ of St Brigid’s Day and will remain lit up on 1st February.
Pause For Peace
Into Kildare, the Tourism Board for County Kildare and Solas Bhríde Centre & Hermitages have joined forces and launched a global ‘Pause for Peace’ movement which will take place on 1st February 2023, St. Brigid’s Day. Pause for Peace will see the residents of County Kildare calling on people all around the world to stop for a minute’s silence at 12.00 noon (local time) on the day. Read more about Pause For Peace anseo.
Féile Bríde – 2023
In it’s 30th year, Féile Bríde is a wonderful week long celebration hosted by Solas Bhríde Centre & Hermitages CLG, in collaboration with Into Kildare, Kildare Library, Kildare Heritage Centre, Kildare Education Centre, and others. The week is a mixture of reflective and fun events to honour Ireland’s most beloved female saint, St. Brigid of Kildare. See the full programme of events taking place anseo.