Flame of Samhain festival, Athboy
Join us for an authentic retelling of the story of Samhain and how it has its ancient orgins here at hill of Tlachtga, now called the Hill of Ward near Athboy.
6pm - Athboy's Fair Green
The Gathering will begin in Athboy’s Fair Green, located on the Trim Road (20 minute walk from the Hill).
Here you can prepare for your journey with free Celtic facepainting.
NB: There is no access to the Hill for anyone who has not left with the procession from the Fair Green.
7pm - The Procession Begins
The procession begins to the Hill of Tlachtga, the centre of the Celtic world on Halloween, where the ripples of time can be seen on this night.
Suitable for ages 12+
Free cup of soup at the Darnley Lodge Hotel and the Lawrence Hotel, both in Athboy, after the event.