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Lúnasa Festival
Thursday 05 August 2021 07:00pm Sunday 29 August 2021 
 
 
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Thursday 05 August 2021, 07:00pm
To Sunday 29 August 2021
 

The annual Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival is undeway with an incredible variety of events taking place up till the end of August. Everything from Bus tourst to Exhibitions to walks to retreats to workshops, and of course plenty of music and crack.

Check out the events below and click for more information.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – LINEN AND LACE EXHIBITION
5th August – 7pm Exhibition Launch, 6th August – 11am -4pm, 7th August – 11am – 4pm
Derrymore House, Newry Road, Bessbrook BT35 7EF
The South Armagh Lace Collective and the Clanrye Lace Group invite you to join them for a unique collaboration our rich heritage of textile making in South Armagh and Newry as part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – PATH REPAIR VOLUNTEER DAYS ON SLIEVE GULLION
Every Thursday in the month of August, 10:00am-3:30pm
Top carpark on Slieve Gullion Drive, Slieve Gullion Forest Park, Drumintee Road, Meigh
The Ring of Gullion Team and Mourne Heritage Trust are offering the opportunity to get hands on experience of mountain path maintenance as part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – DANDER IN BESSBROOK
6th August, 11.00am-1:30pm
Derrymore House, Newry Road, Bessbrook BT35 7EF
Join Gullion A Tours for this special Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival tour of Bessbrook, including a special linen exhibition in Derrymore House.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021- DALLYING THE BORDER BUS TOUR
7th August, 8:30am-6:30pm
Cityside Retail & Leisure Park, 100-150 York Street, Belfast, BT15 1WA
Escape the hustle and bustle of Belfast, with Gullion A. Tours, and come for a dally on the border through the ancient Barony of Orior.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – FEEDING YOUR SENSES WALKING AND FOOD EXPERIENCE
7th August, 10:30am-2:30pm
Ravensdale Forest Park, Mountpleasant, Co. Louth
This is the perfect sensory slow experience where you will feel restored, re-connected and re-energised as part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – RECENT ARCHEOLOGY INVESTIGATIONS IN SOUTH ARMAGH ONLINE TALKS
9th-12th August 7:30pm-8:30pm
Online
A series of online talks providing an update on the archeology research which has taken place in south Armagh over recent years as part of the Ring of Gullion Partnership work. 

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – A STROLL UP CARRIVE – IT’S HISTORY AND SECRET PATHS
11th August, 2:00pm-4:30pm
Ti Chulainn, 2 Bog Road, Newry BT35 9TT
Come see the beauty of Carrive and its secret paths! 

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – OF GRANITE ART EXHIBITION BY ROGHA
Launch Evening Friday 13th August, 7-9pm 14th-31st August 10:00am -4:00pm
The Round House, Bluebell Lane Glamping, 49 Tullymacreeve Road, Mullaghbawn
BT35 9RE

Of Granite is an exhibition of new work by ROGHA, a collective of artists and makers living and working in south Armagh as part of the Ring of Gullion Lúansa Festival 2021.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – LAZY GALLIVANT OVER GULLION BUS TOUR
14th August, 10:00am-2:00pm
Tourist Information Centre, Slieve Gullion Forest Park, 89 Drumintee Road, Meigh,
BT35 8SW

Explore the highlights of Slieve Gullion mountain with Gullion A Tours whilst letting the minibus take care of all that arduous climbing.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021-KILLEAVY CAMINO
14th August 10:00am-5:00pm
Plaster, Hill of Faughart, Co. Louth
We will walk in the footsteps of one of Ireland’s first female saints, Moninne as part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – DRAGONS IN THE HILL’S ART COMPETITION EXHIBITION
14th August 2:00pm-4:00pm
An Tobar Wellness Centre & Social Farm, Silverbridge Road, Silverbridge, Newry
To see the full array of outstanding entries and the winners, join us for prize giving, refreshments and a guided walking tour.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – INTRODUCTION TO FORAGING
14th, 21st  or 28th August 2:15pm-5:00pm
Bluebell Lane Glamping, 49 Tullymacreeve Road, Mullaghbawn BT35 9RE
Re-discover the ancient art of foraging. Edible ‘Weeds’ and Medicinal wild plants once used by our ancestors at Slieve Gullion’s foot.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – POTTERY WORKSHOP – MAKE A PLANT POT WITH MARY COWAN
15th August 2:00pm-4:00pm
Bridge Street Studios, 97 Bridge St, Townparks, Dundalk, Co. Louth, A91 YE10
In this workshop participants will make 2 succulent/cactus plant pots using slab building techniques, texturising with natural forms such as pods, seeds and shells with artist Mary Cowan as part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – GAP OF THE NORTH WALKING TOUR
18th August 11:00am-1:00pm
Faughart Old Graveyard, Hill of Faughart, Dundalk, Co Louth
Enjoy a linear historical walk through time, exploring the borderland hinterland through the prism of the sacred and secular.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021-THE ART OF FOREST BATHING EXPERIENCE
19th August 10:00am-4:00pm
Bluebell Lane Glamping, 49 Tullymacreeve Road, Mullaghbawn BT35 9RE
Deepen your connection to nature and harvest your creativity, during this special Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival Forest-bathing Retreat.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – HERITAGE LACE MAKING & AFTERNOON TEA
20th August 1:00pm-5:30pm
Killeavy Castle Estate, Ballintemple Road, Killeavy, Newry.
Cottages to Castles: Heritage Lacemaking in South Armagh & luxury Afternoon Tea at Killeavy Castle Estate as part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – CREATE AND CRAIC PAINTING EVENT WITH DIANE MCKEVITT
20th August, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Garvey's Bar & Restaurant, New Road, Silverbridge, Newry.
Artist Diane McKevitt will guide you step by step to create your painting with lots of fun and giggles along the way!!

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – CELTIC BOWL WOODTURNING WORKSHOP WITH PÁDRAIG CARRAGHER
21st August 10:30am-5:30pm
Bluebell Lane Glamping, 49 Tullymacreeve Road, Mullaghbawn BT35 9RE
With Pádraig as your tutor, come and immerse yourself in this full day woodturning workshop as part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival 2021.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – WALKING THE POETS TRAIL TO URNEY
22nd August 2:00pm-4:30pm
Larkins Pub, Forkhill, BT 35 9RP, Newry 
With Venora as your guide walk through tranquil lush countryside to the ancient Urney graveyard, showcasing the life of Peadar O’ Doirnin.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – FUSED GLASS EXPERIENCE WITH TRACEY MCVERRY
22nd August, 10:00am-4:00pm
White/Rock Glass Studio, 11 Whiterock Road, Newtownhamilton, Newry, BT35 0AW
Reconnect with your inner creative in this full day, immersive fused glass experience as part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival!

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 –BIODIVERSITY PROJECTS IN SOUTH ARMAGH ONLINE TALKS
23rd-26th August, 7:30pm-8:15pm
Online
A series of online talks providing an update on the biodiversity research which has taken place in south Armagh over recent years as part of the Ring of Gullion Partnership work.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 – CREATURES OF THE NIGHT TALKS
27th August 7:30pm-10:00pm, 28th August 9:30am-11:00am
Derrymore House, Newry Road, Bessbrook BT35 7EF
Join us for our Creatures of the Night Talks in the beautiful setting of National Trust's Derrymore House, Bessbrook, Newry part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021 -THE LOST SONGS OF THE BORDER – SONG WORKSHOP
28th August 2:00pm-5:00pm
Bluebell Lane Glamping, 49 Tullymacreeve Road, Mullaghbawn BT35 9RE
Come and learn some of the recently restored songs of the South Armagh, Louth and Monaghan border areas in this 3 hour song workshop.

LÚNASA FESTIVAL 2021-SING FOR YOUR SUPPER – MUSIC AND SONG SESSION
29th August, 8:00pm-11:00pm
Bluebell Lane Glamping, 49 Tullymacreeve Road, Mullaghbawn BT35 9RE
Come and share in music and song at 'Sing for your Supper', an evening for musicians and singers by Oriel Events in conjunction with Bluebell Lane as part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival 2021.

Come and share in music and song at 'Sing for your Supper', an evening for musicians and singers by Oriel Events in conjunction with Bluebell Lane as part of the Ring of Gullion Lúnasa Festival 2021.
Location Ring Of Gullion (Various Locations)
 
 
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