As Púca Festival 2023 comes to an end, we invite you to gather at the Fair Green in Athboy, a town steeped in Halloween tradition, for the spectacular ‘An Lasadh Suas’ (The Lighting) closing ceremony.
In this symbolic event, a procession led by a master of ceremonies will carry the Tlachtga flame, igniting fire sculptures representing Tara, Loughcrew, Tailteann, and Uisneach. Each landscape’s story will be shared, culminating in the lighting of ‘An Lasadh Suas,’( The Lighting ) setting light to your thoughtful messages, symbolizing ancestral connections to help guide us through this winter.
With the Púca flame ablaze, the celebration continues with music and revelry, inviting Irish diaspora and friends to join in the global merriment. Don’t miss ‘An Lasadh Suas (The Lighting) which culminates the 2023 festival, as we bid farewell to another enchanting year. This event begins in the Fairgreen, Athboy on Tuesday, 31st October 2023 at 5.15pm. Note this is a free, non-ticketed event.
To find the closing ceremony and further details about parking, venues and other events in Athboy, download your copy of the Púca Festival Map of Athboy below!
Púca Festival Athboy Map