Brigit 2024: Dublin City Celebrating Women this Bank Holiday Weekend

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The third edition of Brigit: Dublin City Celebrating Women, returns this week from Thursday 1st February – Monday 5th February 2024 with the biggest programme to date, featuring 60+ thematic events taking place across the city. 

Founded in 2022 with the support of the Lord Mayor’s Office, steered and funded by Dublin City Council, Brigit: Dublin Celebrating Women, honours the Celtic goddess Brigit, who embodies inspiration, healing, magic, smithcraft, wisdom, poetry, protection, fire and earth. Beyond nature’s reawakening, it is a time for new ideas and growth. This celebration showcases women’s contributions, past and present, with a city-wide programme spotlighting women’s stories, underscoring their immense impact on society and heralding the arrival of Spring.

Key Events and Photo Opportunities:

  • Debut of the Brigit: Dublin City Celebrating Women Parade on February 5th at 4pm until 6pm, weaving through Dublin with an eclectic mix of strollers, skaters & performers.

  • Imbolc Fair at Meeting House Square on February 4th, showcasing creativity with traditional crafts and family-friendly workshops including Flower Crown and Bouquet Building with Flowerpop, Butter Making with Helen Finnegan, one-on-one poetry writing with Osaro of Fried Plantains Collective and more.

  • Family-friendly workshops and fairs at various locations such as the Museum in Bloom activity trail at Collins Barracks, the Féile Bhríde – History, Mystery and Magic tour at the National Botanic Gardens, or the St Brigid’s Day Fair at Richmond Barracks.

  • Walks, talks, and performances such as Women in Street Art Walking TourBríd – an Naomh agus an Bhean at the Rathmines Library, and Tara Nome Doyle in concert at the Goethe Institute.

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