The First Loughcrew / Oldcastle Spring Equinox Festival takes place this year on Friday evening 21st March and Saturday 22nd March with a dawn ceremony at Cairn T on the Saturday followed by all day and evening events. We are currently accepting submissions from any groups or individuals interested in participating in the programme of events. Submissions welcome for the following: to give talks or workshops on Druidry, Shamanism, Wicca etc talks on archaeology, history and mythology, workshops including meditation, yoga, chant, toning or any type of holistic therapies, individuals seeking to work as holistic therapists or tarot readers, poets musicians and storytellers, or groups or individuals interested in participating in the dawn procession and ceremonies. Please email Treasa@sacredsites.ie by Monday 10th February with an event proposal including costs, expenses, space and facilities needed and relevant experience. Thanks. Treasa
No restricted access to cairn from festival, no charge to cairn, OPW
guides will be present on each of the days from Thurs to Sunday.
Festival events are educational added value events to celebrate
occasion and most would be free perhaps small cover charge for some
depending on cost associated. Non profit making experiential tourism
to promote area in general and the town of Oldcastle will host
majority of events and campsite for weekend use.