Tain March
and talk
set for
Ardee

Ardee Traders and Business Association Tain March committee members from left : John Caffrey, chairman, Alison Duffy, Niall Kerr, assistant secretary, Karen Duffy, secretary and Hughie O'Neill, vice-chairman at the statue of Cuchullain and Ferdia in Bridge Street Car Park, Ardee when they announced details of this year's march which will commence at Ardee Library on Friday next June 7th at 6.45 PM with a re-enactment of the Fight at the Ford followed by a march to Ardee Castle for a short history of the Tain by John Rafferty followed by a lecture by Paul Gosling
ARDEE Traders and Business Association are hosting the first leg of the Tain March on Friday 7 June.

ARDEE Traders and Business Association are hosting the first leg of the Tain March on Friday 7 June.

This year’s programme for Ardee consists of a re-enactment of the battle between Cuchullain and Ferdia.

This re-enactment will be held at the Market Square, beside Library at 6:45pm.

Afterwards there will be the march to Ardee Castle for a talk by John Rafferty on the Tain followed by a powerpoint presentation by Paul Gosling with maps and photos.

The title of the presentation is Where exactly was Ath Fer Diad.

He will propose that Ath Fer Diad is more likely to have been at Dawson’s Bridge than the site presently pinpointed.

After the presentation there will be refreshments served in the aptly named Ferdia Arms.

In conjunction with the Tain March there will lots of special offers and discounts throughout the town on 7 June for Ferdia Ferdia