A Ritual Celebration of Brigid and the Festival of Imbolc May Coyle, originally from the West of Ireland, has lived in North Louth for many years. She has been a spiritual teacher for over 30 years using art, music and dance to free the spirit to celebrate life in all its wonder. She has a particular interest in ancient Ireland and how her stories, myths and artifacts can re-awaken us to the beauty of our being. May is an Aura-Soma Colour and Sacred Dance Teacher. May has been part of the Team leading the Ritual Celebration of Brigid and the Festival of Imbolc at the festival closing ceremony for several years.
St. Brigid’s Cross Making Workshops Una Casey has lived in the parish of Faughart all her life and is an award winning weaver of St.Brigid’s Crosses. Una learnt to make the traditional cross from rushes as a child, but over the years has made crosses from many different materials including straw and paper. Una is well known for her workshops in Cross Making and has taught children and adults all over Ireland how to make the wonderful symbol of St. Brigid. Una has an amazing collection of St.Brigid’s Crosses dating back to the 1950s, which she displays at her workshops.