… were then carried around the village to singing and elaborate pageantry. …

More Photos or use tags on the right. Reaction to the 2010 Festival Emergency services, local authorities, tourism bodies and, most importantly, festival goers hailed the returning Celtic festival at Uisneach as a triumph. With OAP?s and children granted free entrance to the event, there was an unrivalled mix of generations on the hillside, soaking up what the Irish Independent …

Bealtaine

More Photos or use tags on the right. Beltane or Beltaine (play /?b?lte?n/) is the anglicised spelling of Old Irish Bel(l)taine or Beltine (modern Irish Bealtaine [?b?al??t???n??], Scottish Gaelic Bealltainn [?b?al??t???n?]), the Gaelic name for either the month of May or the festival that takes place on first day of May. Bealtaine was historically a Gaelic festival celebrated in Ireland, …