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Written in English

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The Ould Lammas Fair in Ballycastle from The Glynns, journal of Glens of Antrim Historical Society. The book was praised by George Bernard Shaw, although Mark Twain, who read it on a. Coordinates. The Auld Lammas Fair is a traditional fair held in Ballycastle, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, every year on the last Monday and Tuesday of is associated with the Lammas harvest festival.. The fair has been running for nearly years, dating back to the 17th century. Various goods are traditionally sold at the fair. In other places where Lammas Fairs are held, the date is much nearer Lammas Day than in the case of Ballycastle. The ordinary monthly fair in August, held on the second Tuesday, is sometimes called the first Lammas Fair, and it is thought that the festivities connected with the "Ould Lammas Fair" are held nearer the end of the month because of.   The “Ould Lammas Fair” is one of the oldest fairs in Ireland and has been held without interruption for more than three centuries. Its roots can be traced back to the early inhabitants who migrated to Ireland after the end of the last ice age, 11, years ago. The name Lammas is derived from the word Lughnasagh [Lughnasa].

Ould Lammas Fair Local letters Marconi and Ballycastle Reasons for the harbour Leaflets & events Giant's Causeway on Google books They were put together in a hard backed book and published by the Glens of Antrim Historical Society in Unfortunately this is now out of print, but second hand copies can be obtained quite easily.   (slang, Ireland) old, aged, long-established "The Ould Lammas Fair takes place in Ballycastle, Co. Antrim on the last Monday and Tuesday in August. It's one of the oldest fairs in Ireland"[2] "But, begonnies, in three months I was able to send home for the ouldest little girl--she was only nine years of age."[3] "maybe they'd come round you to play wid. Lammas Day (Anglo-Saxon hlaf-mas, "loaf-mass"), also known as Loaf Mass Day, is a Christian holiday celebrated in some English-speaking countries in the Northern Hemisphere on 1 August. The name originates from the word "loaf" in reference to bread and "Mass" in reference to the primary Christian liturgy celebrating Holy is a festival in the liturgical calendar to mark the. establish a collection of information and experiences of The 'Ould Lammas' Fair. From fact to fiction, stories or images, old newspaper articles or mementoes kept of The 'Ould Lammas' Fair, we would love you to share them with us. For further information or to send in .

Auld Lammas Fair (cancelled) Please be advised that this event is now cancelled due to COVID (Coronavirus). 20/05/ get a thrill on one of the many fun fair rides available or simply take in the atmosphere and local banter as thousands roam the streets of Ballycastle. Date. Aug - Aug Location. Portrush Contact. Auld Lammas Fair: Can you help build an archive of photos and stories? While the traditional Aul Lammas Fair in Ballycastle won’t be happening this year, Ballycastle Community Development Group and Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council are asking for . Each year, thousands of people visit the Ould Lammas Fair in Ballycastle, County Antrim. Dating back to the 17th century, it’s the oldest fair in Northern Ireland. Book a Room in this '5 Star' rated B&B Bushmills near the Giant's Causeway. A great Hotel alternative only 15 mins from Portrush! Call: 44 (0)28 The Ould Lammas Fair Ballycastle. The Ould Lammas Fair is Ireland’s oldest traditional market fair. Lots of .