Imbolc Festival 2017 – ‘Milking Of The Goat’ Festival

Imbolc Festival 2017 or ‘Milking of the Goat’ Festival is organised by the Slieve Bloom Association. Now in its 5th year, this years Festival will take place on Sunday 5th February. The meeting point is Cadamstown Car Park, County Offaly, leaving at 2pm sharp for the Bracket Stones on Spink Hill. Imbolc Festival Imbolc Festival […]

Slieve Bloom Christmas Dinner Party

The Slieve Bloom Association are holding their annual Christmas Dinner Party on Friday 9th December in the Community Hall, Rosenallis at 7pm. The cost is €20pp for a 3 course meal. Raffle tickets available on the night for a chance to win some great prizes. The Association welcomes both members and non-members to take part […]

Slieve Bloom Association 1916 Exhibitions Tour – Saturday 17th September

The 1916 Exhibitions Tour is a day tour visiting numerous 1916 exhibitions in Dublin. Every year the Slieve Bloom Association hosts an Annual Tour. As this year marks the Centenary of the 1916 Rising, the Slieve Bloom Association are hosting a 1916 Exhibitions Tour on Saturday 17th September. The bus will depart Kinnitty at 8:30am […]

Bealtaine ‘May Bush’ Festival 2016

A large group gathered in Rosenallis on Sunday the 1st May for Bealtaine ‘May Bush’ Festival. The festival, hosted by the Slieve Bloom Association, celebrates and revives an ancient Irish custom; the May Bush. Traditionally the May Bush was erected and decorated with colourful material, ribbons, flowers and garlands made from painted egg shells. This […]

Cllr. Carol Nolan Elected First Female Chairperson Of Slieve Bloom Association

The 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Slieve Bloom Association was held in the ICA Hall, Mountmellick on Thursday 28th January at 8:30pm. The Slieve Bloom Association, who celebrated 40 years in existence in 2015, strives to preserve and promote the Slieve Bloom region. Sinn Féin Local Councillor and General Election Candidate for the Offaly/North […]