Púca Festival (23-31 October 2021)

Púca is a major multi-location ten-day festival developed by Fáilte Ireland to celebrate Ireland as the home of Halloween.

Slane Castle Estate was one of the four hub locations. The festival included light installations and live artist events as well as a walking trail with themed lights, light sculptures and holographic dance. This involved about 12 separate locations around the courtyards, Castle front and estate…

A woman dancing with fire for the Puca Festival
People dressed up in costumes for the Puca Festival
Performers with fire for the Puca Festival

Quick Facts:

To be confirmed.

Entry Fee:
Fully ticketed event, purchased in advance through Púca Festival website. Ticketing by car and individual tickets for pedestrians.

Car Parking:
Distillery Carpark and nearby overflow carpark.

Changing room for performers supplied. Support on set supplied by Castle events team in temporary office. Queries handled through Castle office.

Office supplied for Púca team to work from.

Facilitated .

Food & Beverage:
Food Court in the Castle Courtyard, Browne’s Bar, Silver Fox food truck and Slane Distillery. Complementary pre-booked Feast of the Spirits evening dining event ran in the Castle.

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