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Maura Lennon

St. Brigid’s Cross Making Workshops

Maura Lennon is a native of Faughart Parish and grew up just a few miles from St.Brigid’s Shrine.

Maura has been making St. Brigid’s Crosses since childhood and has a host of wonderful stories about visiting the Shrine and Hill of Faughart as a child and taking part in all the celebrations for St.Brigid’s Day over the last 50+ years.

Maura has been involved with the Brigid of Faughart Festival since it began.

At the festival Cross Making Workshops, her stories of Brigid’s life and the traditions associated with Her Feast Day around Faughart and Dundalk continue to fascinate and enthrall all who hear them.