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Hook Lighthouse

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October 2020

Feile Samhain

October 31 - November 2
Hook Lighthouse, Hook Head
Wexford, Wexford EIRE Ireland

Discover the history and mystery of Samhain from October 31st to November 2nd. At 2 pm and at 3 pm daily, a free Féile Samhain ritual will be showcased at Hook where age-old tales of Samhain will be shared by ‘Druids’  in the graveyard of one thousand ships, along with children’s entertainment with Captain Hook and Pirate Pat, there will be en opportunity to learn how to write your name in Ogham from the druids. Samhain Art with the resident…

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Spooky Tours

October 31 - November 2
Hook Lighthouse, Hook Head
Wexford, Wexford EIRE Ireland
€10

Special ghastly lantern-lead Halloween tours only for those who like the ghoulish and ‘sphooky’ will be on offer at 5.30 pm, 6 pm, 6.30 pm, and 7 pm. Venture into darkness as you ascend the 115 steps of the 800-year old lighthouse amid the graveyard of 1,000 ships and explore the ancient original keepers’. NOT for the faint-hearted. Pre-book  tickets: €10 per person.

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December 2020

Daisy Day

December 26 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Hook Lighthouse, Hook Head
Wexford, Wexford EIRE Ireland

A day of fun with a free ‘Daisy Hunt’ and games from 2 pm to 4 pm. Local history records show the old New Year custom of ‘penny for a daisy’ was carried out by children and large numbers of children collected the first flower and received pennies for them. Come and find a Daisy at Hook Lighthouse and enjoy a chocolate coin reward this St. Stephen’s Day.

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January 2021

New Year Sunrise Tour & Food Experience

1st January 2021
Hook Lighthouse, Hook Head
Wexford, Wexford EIRE Ireland
€45

Enjoy the first Sunrise of the year from the tip of the Hook Peninsula on a special Sunrise Tour and Food Experience. Visitors will be welcomed with a fresh bucks fizz and delicious breakfast buffet and then taken on a bespoke guided tour experience. Tours culminate in the enclosed glass watch-room with spectacular panoramic views of the rolling seas stretching before you. Pre-booking essential, tickets are €45 per person.

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New Year’s Day Arrow Ceremony

1st January 2021
Hook Lighthouse, Hook Head
Wexford, Wexford EIRE Ireland

A centuries-old tradition will take place on New Year’s Day at the 800-year-old Hook Lighthouse as the Dunbrody archers, will take part in a traditional “arrow ceremony”. The Dunbrody Archers and the Chairman of New Ross Council will participate in the ceremony. The age-old tradition dates back to 1687 when the Mayor and the corporation of New Ross Town Council claimed their authority over the Tower and waters by travelling to the point of the Hook and shooting an arrow…

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