Cathal Buí Communitty Arts and Heritage Festival
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.