Over the June Bank Holiday 2016 from the 2nd to the 5th June, Kilcoole Heritage Group are planning a major festival of commemoration and celebration.  This is in recognition of the major part this small village  played in the acquisition of  arms for the Rising (in August 1914).

Some of the events planned include:

Bob Monteith Summer School  :  Talks, Craft demonstrations, exhibitions and workshops : Markets  :  Tea Rooms  : Vintage cars, Rural and Urban Social History, Museum of artifacts, re-enactments, theatre and above all the inclusion of  the community in traditional dress.

This  festival is part of the official 1916 commemoration series of events

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