May Bush

Mullaghbawn, Co. Armagh

Mullaghbawn, Co Armagh

By Pádraigín Ní Uallacháin


Flowers over the threshold and May eve fire. May songs, Amhrán na Craoibhe (The Garland Song) and Thugamar féín an samhraidh linn - songs from Oriel are sung around the bonefire.

About this custom

It is not a community event. It is a household event which has continued through the generations.

Where does this take place?

Every May Eve to date

Where does this take place?

Mullaghbawn, Co Armagh


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