Battle of the Boar MacQuillan & McDonnell Wedding Banquet 7:00pm – 10:30pm

Event Details

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  • Venue: Ballylough

This is the wedding banquet re enactment of the wedding between the McDonnells and the MacQuillans during the mediaeval period. The McDonnells have been coming to Ireland as hired soldiers to fight FOR the MacQuillans, they now decide to stay in Ireland and take over the MacQuillan Castle on the Coast – DUNLUCE. Warring starts between the McDonnells and the MacQuillans, and finally an agreed marriage is arranged between the two clans to take place at Ballylough Castle. Participants are welcome to bring along an instrument and dress in mediaeval costume. Food is BBQ, and there is a bar. Tickets are £15, and can be brought through eventbrite and through the Bushmills & District Community Association.

The wedding does not end well. The bride still walks today around the Ballylough Castle when someone is about to pass away.

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