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Saturday 22 September 2018

Battle of Oulart hill tour and equinox sunset

By Sara Gahan

7 BATTLE OF OULART HILL TOUR: There will be a tour of the Battle of Oulart Hill to coincide with the Autumn equinox sunset at Tulach a'tSolais Sunday, September 24, from 1.30 p.m. until 7.30 p.m. This is an extraordinary weekend for Oulart, as people from far and near will visit the relics of St Therése and the Little Flower of Jesus. The tour will start at 5 p.m. at Cleary's yard-gate, site of McGawley's Hotel in '98. Brian Ó'Cléirigh will be the guide for the detailed look at what was going on in the village prior to the battle and the battle itself. By 6.30 p.m. the tour will have reached Tulach a' tSolais, where visitors can experience the Equinox Sunset. The sun will begin to enter the passage-way around 6.30 p.m.

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