Other Notable Dates and Festivals
An on-going project for Anne Newman who shares these contributions describing traditions from Ireland and around the world that add value to our local Tara Celebrations seasonal experiences.
Ember Days - 3 days at the start of each season
"Lenty, Penty, Crucy, Lucy" - remember this rhyme and you will be continuing a long tradition.
January to March
Celebrations include Burns Night in Scotland, St. Brigids' Eve with it's many traditions and customs and an explanation of the mysterious and dangerous Ides of March
April to June
From April Fool's Day to St Peter and St Paul
July to September
All dog's have their Day... and this one is in outer space....
October to December
From the end of Harvest to Winter Solstice, Christmas and New Year's Eve there are plenty of Feast Days and celebrations - remember Stir Up Sunday and prepare for St. Lucia's Day