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Save the Date: ‘The Gathering’ – June 28th/29th!

Join us for a momentous occasion as we commemorate 260 years since the Cahans Exodus with a special event – ‘The Gathering’! Set to take place on June 28th and 29th, this historic event will welcome visitors from America and beyond to honor the legacy of the Cahans Exodus.

Event Highlights:

260th Anniversary Commemoration: Step back in time and pay tribute to the brave souls who embarked on the Cahans Exodus 260 years ago, forging a path of hope and resilience.

International Visitors: Join hands with visitors from America and around the world as we come together to celebrate unity, heritage, and the enduring spirit of our shared history.

Cultural Celebrations: Experience the richness of our heritage through captivating cultural performances, traditional music, and storytelling that bring the spirit of the Cahans Exodus to life.

Mark your calendars for ‘The Gathering’ on June 28th and 29th, a momentous occasion filled with remembrance, celebration, and the power of coming together. Stay tuned for more details!

Programme (subject to amendment)

Friday 28th   6p.m.  Welcome and brief service of thanksgiving

The Meal

The Exodus –  American and Irish  perspectives

Music by Stonewall (Ulster Scots)

Satuday 29th        Guided tour of Ballybay (Riverdale at 10.30)

Coffee on the way to Ballybay Wetlands

1st Ballybay (Cahans memorials are mounted here)

Light lunch in Derryvalley Hall

Sunday  11a.m.  All age family service in First Ballybay