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May 24, 2013

The Gathering; Samhain

Brigit's Garden is joining in The Gathering 2013 with an event to celebrate Samhain!

Celtic spirituality is undergoing a resurgence internationally, attracting individuals and groups with a connection to Ireland. The Celtic Spirit Gathering will be an exciting opportunity for some of these to join with Irish people for a 3-day event, timed to coincide with the old Celtic festival of Samhain or Halloween. There will be a daytime programme of workshops on a variety of themes and keynote talks by experts from Ireland, Scotland and the USA. Evening events will be based on Samhain traditions with traditional music, story-telling and a community bonfire, all held in the unique surroundings of Brigit's Garden.


Accommodation Close by

(for Friday and/or Saturday night)

In Roscahill Co. Galway- 5 mins drive from Brigit's Garden

Rockfield House B&B, www.connemara-galway.net 091 555586

In Oughterard, Co. Galway: 10 mins drive from Brigit's Garden

Camillaun Lodge, www.camillaun.com 091 552678
The Boat Inn, www.theboatinn.ie 091 552196 (family rooms from €78)
Ross Lake House Hotel, www.rosslakehotel.com, 091 550109
The Connemara Lake Hotel, www.theconnemaralakehotel.com 091 866016
Oughterard Hostel, www.oughterardhostel.com 091 552388

There is plenty of other accommodation listed at www.discoverireland.ie Follow links for accommodation and search for Moycullen or Oughterard.

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Slán go fóill :)*

Location

Driving along the N59 from Galway city you will pass through a small town called Moycullen. Follow the festival traffic signs.

A few kilometres after this you will reach the small village of Roscahill. You will then see a brown heritage signpost on the left hand side of the road with Brigit's Garden name on it pointing to Turn Right. Take this right and the entrance to Brigit's Garden is on the left approximately 2km from this turn (after the community centre and church on the left hand-side).

For those using GPS or Google Maps, they may direct you turn right at Connemara Motors but it is more efficient if you continue onwards with the festival traffic signs.

GPS Coordinates for Brigit's Garden:N: 53.38558   W: 9.2131

Please pay attention to the signs for the overnight carpark and day carpark during this event.


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