Cathal Buí Communitty Arts and Heritage Festival

Things to do in County Cavan Enniskillen, Ireland - Cathal Buí Communitty Arts and Heritage Festival - YourDaysOut
Blacklion, Co. Cavan, BT93, Ireland
Jun 25, 2018, 1:00:00 AM - Jul 2, 2018, 1:00:00 AM
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The Cathal Buí Community Arts and Heritage Festival 2018 will run from Wed 25th June until Monday 2nd July in the village of Blacklion, Co.Cavan

The festival is a celebration of the poet Cathal Buí Mac Giolla Ghunna who was born nearby.

He composed many poems or songs that are still sung in Gaeltacht areas. His best known p is ‘An Bonnán Buí’ – The Yellow Bittern.

Since 1998 a festival commemorating Cathal Buí has been held in Blacklion, Co Cavan.

As well as promoting the arts this festival celebrates all aspects of our local heritage – from prehistoric times right up to the present day. The festival takes place annually in late June/early July.

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