Lughnasadh

(redirected from August festival)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Lughnasadh

(ˈluːnasa)
n
(Other Non-Christian Religions) an ancient Celtic festival held on Aug 1. It is also celebrated by modern pagans. Also called: Lammas
[from Old Irish]
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Tonkin Trainer: Patrick Prendergast 2nd, mile two-year-old maiden, Killarney, August 23 Time will tell how good or otherwise this opening juvenile contest at Killarney's August festival was, but the winner Kew Gardens scored in the manner of a nice horse and looks a smart middle-distance prospect, and the runner-up also shaped well on debut and looks sure to improve.
THE teak tough Kilcarry Bridge took centre stage as Killarney's four day August Festival drew to a close yesterday.
RATHVINDEN will be stronglyfancied to complete a chasing hat-trick in the Clifford Ground Care Limited Novice Chase on the final day of the Killarney August Festival.
Shaun McCarthy, from Tredegar, was narrowly beaten into second place when he took part in the Bag'em Baits August Festival at Worcestershire venue Larford Lakes.
Tenders are invited for August Festival For Supply Of Stone Dust Copra At Zone 08
Unlike the traditional Latvian June Fair, the August Festival invites the masters of Latvian arts and crafts who apply a variety of methods and materials, involving in their production of goods not only crafts skills, but also elements of technology development and modern design.
The Air Guitar World Championships takes place as part of the Oulu August Festival, which runs from August 4 to September 3.
The first will be at Luma by the Sea in Larnaca on Friday, the second will be part of the Lofou August Festival next Saturday.
The woman, whose age is unknown, had been looking for accommodation during last year's August festival season in Edinburgh.
But this weekend's four days of music at Sefton Park have proved that the new-look August festival, although still in its infancy, is far from a second-best option.
THE big betting race of the York August Festival is the Ebor, Europe's richest handicap, and once again we have a cracking but ultracompetitive heat with a maximum field.
BEACON Lady has become queen of Brighton this season and the locally-trained chestnut returned for a second victory in as many days of the August Festival.