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Sunday – 28th May 2023

May 28, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Festival – Programme of Events: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED.

Sunday Line up is as follows.

The festival of events highlights for Main Coverage on Sunday, May 2023 28th from 10 am to 5 pm, and is the actual date of the original Battle.

click on the map for the relevant pins for events.

Time: – 10 am-12 pm;

Where: – Mainstreet at Market Square

What: – Displays of art, period dress, and weaponry from local artifacts/memorabilia of the 1798 era are being sought.

2.00 pm Outdoor Mass @ Chapel River Mass Rock, Newtownmountkennedy. (Starting at Abwood) (South Entrance).
click on the map for the relevant pins for events.

2.30 pm March of Pikemen & Women from Mass Rock to Kiladreenan Church for Ecumenical Service
(at the old Topoil garage at the top of the town (South entrance)

3.00 pm March of Pikemen & Women from Kiladreenan Church to Newtownmountkennedy Main Street (South entrance)
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4.00 pm Battle re-enactment with 100 actors engaged for a gun battle to be engaged with the pikemen & Women (Main street – accessible from North or South entrance of town)

4.30 pm Conclusion of the activities with refreshments and wind down (Go to our local hotels – the Parkview Hotel on the mainstreet/the Druids Glen Hotel 10 min drive away)


May 28, 2023
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Paid for by The Newtownmountkennedy Tidy Towns Association.