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Tailteann Nua Festival 2013

Monday August 26, 2013

A wide variety of Irish themed events and activities took place at the University of Limerick from August 3 - 5 as part of Limericks first Tailteann Nua festival. Inspired by the ancient Tailteann Games people came from all over the world to participate and compete in some of Irelands best known traditions.

Some of the weekends highlights included an exhibition of gaelic football with one of the UKs best teams against one of Irelands, an International Limerick Poetry competition which saw entries from over 16 countries, An international feis in the 1000 seater concert hall, A BBQ with Hermitage Green, Storytelling and some very rare tours of our special art and book collections.

Congratulations to Amy Maher from the Ryan School in Tipperary who won the inaugural Tailteann Nua Cup and congratulations to Cathriona Robinson, UK who won €1000 in the Bring Your Limericks to Limerick Competition.

The events team at UL would like to extend a special thank you to everyone who got involved to bring the festival to life.

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