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St Bridget’s Day Traditions on Inis Meáin


The Folklore Society of Ireland Annual Lecture 2023

This bi-lingual lecture, co-hosted by MoLI and An Cumann Le Béaloideas Éireann / The Folklore of Ireland Society, focused on St Brigid’s Day Traditions on Inis Meáin. The lecture was given by journalist and broadcaster Aedín Ní Thiarnaigh who has carried out extensive fieldwork and research on Inis Meáin on the celebration of St Brigid’s Day. Ní Thiarnaigh explored Inis Meáin’s unique landscape and its effect on the people and culture, as well as looking as traditions such as the Brídeog and rare variations on the St. Bridget’s Cross.

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