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President Higgins lights up Bealtine at the Hill of Uisneach, in Ireland’s Ancient East

  • By Cooney Architects

One of our projects, The Uisneach Visitors Centre, welcomed President Michael D. Higgins on Saturday night; after signing the Visitor’s Book he  joined several thousand people from throughout Ireland and overseas on The Hill, where he lit the annual Bealtaine fire. President Higgins becomes first leader in almost 1,000 years to light fire on The Hill of Uisneach.

President Higgins Lights Up Bealtine at Hill of Uisneach in Ireland’s Ancient East (3) (1) (1)

Large Group Shot @ Centre
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Padraig Bracken (Building Contractor); Frank Cooney (Co-Architect / Project Manager); Marie McCormac (Failte Ireland); David Clarke (Promoter / Landowner); Angela Clarke (Promoter / Landowner);
President Higgins; Tom Farrell (Community Representative); Terence McCague (Westmeath County Council); Alan Hill (Project Advisor)

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President Michael D. Higgins & Manchán Magan

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