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St Cronan's Church

Ballyquin

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Tuamgraney

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Féile Shamhna na gCrann ~The Samhain Tree Festival

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Féile Shamhna na gCrann is a “seed event” for a weekend forest gathering next year called Féile Samhradh na gCrann.

The aim of these events are to promote the preservation and restoration of Irish native woodlands and of forest culture in Ireland through exploring a variety of topics and to facilitate connection between people and their forests.

Féile Samhna na gCrann is a day gathering with events taking place in St Cronan’s Church in Tuamgraney, Co.Clare, in Raheen Woods and at The Brian Boru Oak tree.

It takes place on Sunday October 13th.

The schedule is as follows…

10am – Open for registration at St. Cronan’s Church.

11am-1.30pm – Guided woodland walk through Raheen Woods, ancient remnant of The Great Forest of Aughty with Andrew St. Ledger of The Woodland League. Meeting at St. Cronan’s Church.

12-1.30pm – Woodland trails and games for kids. Meeting at St. Cronan’s Church

1.30-2.30pm – Lunch Break with food options on site to avail of or local pub/restaurant Nuala’s Bar closeby.

2-4pm –Woodland crafts for kids outside St. Cronan’s Church

3pm-4pm – Ceremony and Song at The Brian Boru Oak – Paying homage to this venerable ancient tree. Standing in solidarity with forest people all over the world and sending prayers to the forests of the world in particular to the forests and people of The Amazon.

4.30pm-5.30pm – Storytelling with Eddie Lenihan in St. Cronan’s Church

6pm-7.30pm – Film screening of “Call of the Forest” with Q&A afterwards and introduction to “The Forest of Aughty” and “Forest in a Box” projects of The Woodland League.

8pm onwards – A candlelit evening of music in the church with performance from Zillah Francis, Branwen Kavanagh and All The Brave Hunters.

There will be a tea/coffee/chai & cake stall in the evening with delicious treats to enjoy.

We will also have a raffle with some great prizes on the day. Raffle tickets will be available throughout the day and the draw will take place before the music begins in the evening.

Any profits from this event go towards the running of Féile Samhradh na gCrann, a weekend woodland gathering next year.

This event will be a weekend of all things trees with workshops, talks, walks and demonstrations on a variety of tree related topics. We will share more information about this event on the day.

There are limited tickets available for this event

Tickets cost-

€25 for the full day or €10 for the evening of music

For other enquiries you can contact : siolnaseanoiri@gmail.com

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Ballyquin

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Tuamgraney

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