Category: Folk
Beltane in Ireland in 2024

About Beltane

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Dates of Beltane
2025 Ireland Thursday, May 1stBeltane
2024 Ireland Wednesday, May 1stBeltane
2023 Ireland Monday, May 1stBeltane
2022 Ireland Sunday, May 1stBeltane
2021 Ireland Saturday, May 1stBeltane
Summary
Beltane is a Celtic festival celebrating the start of Spring

Beltane is a Gaelic traditional festival held on May 1st, traditionally known as a quarter day - the halfway point between the spring equinox and the summer equinox.

Beltane is a Celtic word which means 'fires of Bel' (Bel was a Celtic deity). It is a fire festival that celebrates the coming of summer and the fertility of the coming year.

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