Monday, 18 June 2018 03:38

Ireland's Fairs

Ballycastle's Ould Lammas Fair   Originating in the 17th century this event occurred at Dunanyie Head, now known as Castle Point where Silver Cliffs Holiday Park is situated. Some say that the fair started out as a sheep market, others say that it originated when Sorley Boy McDonnell ordered a celebration for his nephew. Either way it grew and migrated as Ballycastle has developed in later years. It is now most famous for it's 'Dulse' - edible seaweed that has…