K-FEST CULTURE NIGHT 2021

Killorglin native Michael Houlihan makes 45-minute presentation on remaining calendar customs, their origins and what they mean to us today.

Féilí na Bliana – A Celebration of Killorglin’s Calendar Year

Present-day Killorglin is part of a 1000 year-old-story that finds part of its expression in its remaining calendar traditions. Each year customs are enacted, many of which are shared across Ireland and a few that are exclusive to South Kerry. The Irish marking of time has always been unique, whether coming from the Celts, pastoral and farming practices or religion. Killorglin native Michael Houlihan will make 45-minute presentation on remaining calendar customs, their origins and what they mean to us today.

Date & Time: Friday September 17th, 6pm – 6.45pm (Doors 5.30pm)

Address: Blacksmiths Yard, The Old Forge, Killorglin (entrance via O’Shea’s Lane on Langford Street)

Ticket Info & Covid:It is free entry and no advance tickets are required. It is being held outdoors with covered areas for inclement weather. Limited to 48 seats, all Covid-19 restrictions will be enforced. Keep socially distanced, table-service only and wear masks when going to the toilets.

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