Celebrating St. Brigid’s Day 2016 at Millstreet Library

The annual wonderfully creative St. Brigid's Crossmaking Workshop took place in the Library on Friday, 29th Jan. 2016 coordinated by Michelle O'Keeffe and Librarian Breda. Here we view the splendid crosses made by the very enthusiastic participants. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
The annual wonderfully creative St. Brigid’s Crossmaking Workshop took place in the Library on Friday, 29th Jan. 2016 coordinated by Michelle O’Keeffe and Librarian Breda. Above – the recently painted St. Bridgid Statue at St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet.   Below we view the splendid crosses made by the very enthusiastic participants. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

3St. Brigid Crosses Workshop at Library 2016 -6004St. Brigid Crosses Workshop at Library 2016 -600Over the years very dedicated people such as Breeda Kelleher and the late Teresa Tangney provided excellent instruction on the making of the traditional St. Brigid’s Crosses.  St. Brigid’s Day is celebrated on Monday, 1st February 2016. [read more …] “Celebrating St. Brigid’s Day 2016 at Millstreet Library”

Lá Fhéile Bríde – St. Brigid’s Day on Sunday 1st February 2015

To celebrate St. Brigid's Day 2015 Breeda Kelleher (pictured here on left today at Millstreet Library with Breda and with Denis J.Kelleher) arranged to make some 100 miniature St. Brigid Crosses for distribution at Mass. Breeda has been doing this wonderfully kind gesture for many years as did the late Teresa Tangney with a group of voluntary Helpers.  Millstreet Church has not just a very impressive large statue of the Saint but also an exquisite stained glass window.  Click on the images to enlarge.   (S.R.)
To celebrate St. Brigid’s Day 2015 Breeda Kelleher (pictured here on left today at Millstreet Library with Breda and with Denis J.Kelleher) arranged to make some 100 miniature St. Brigid Crosses for distribution at Mass. Breeda has been doing this wonderfully kind gesture for many years as did the late Teresa Tangney with a group of voluntary Helpers. Millstreet Church has not just a very impressive large statue of the Saint but also an exquisite stained glass window. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)

St. Brigid4Remembering St. Brigid's Day 2015 in Millstreet -8005Remembering St. Brigid's Day 2015 in Millstreet -8002Remembering St. Brigid's Day 2015 in Millstreet -8001Remembering St. Brigid's Day 2015 in Millstreet -800The original symbol of RTÉ Television was in fact the [read more …] “Lá Fhéile Bríde – St. Brigid’s Day on Sunday 1st February 2015”