Táin March to arrive in Dundalk this Saturday
The Táin March will arrive in Dundalk this Saturday on its final leg.
The march began in Co Roscommon on May 19th and has made its way through Cloondara, Longford, Ballinalee, Granard, Ballymanus, Crossakeel, Teltown and Rathkenny before arriving into Moorehall Lodge in Ardee earlier today where a re-enactment of the epic battle between Cuchulainn and Ferdia took place.
The Táin March is a fun, family event, held annually to celebrate the Táin Bo Cuailgne (The Cattle Raid of Cooley), Ireland’s most famous saga, and the warrior champions Cuchulainn and Ferdia.
It will leave Ardee on Friday at 9am, travelling through Tallanstown and Louth Village before arriving in Knockbridge at 2.30pm.
It will then leave Knockbridge the next morning, Saturday June 3rd at 9am, travelling through Rathiddy and Castletown before arriving in Dundalk at 1pm where a re-enacted battle will take place at the Market Square.
It will then leave Toberona in Dundalk on Sunday morning June 4th at 9am, travelling through Faughart, Kilnasaggart, Jonesborough and Ravensdale before arriving at the Lumpers pub in Ballymakellett at 4pm.
It will then complete its final leg on Bank Holiday Monday June 5th when it departs the Lumpers at 9am before travelling through Carnawaddy, Clermont Cairn and on to Omeath where it is expected to arrive at around 3pm.
Bank of Ireland proudly sponsored this year’s event with all fund raised going towards the Jack and Jill Foundation.