Council confirms building light-ups for the month of May

28th April 2022

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Fermanagh and Omagh District Council will illuminate Enniskillen Castle and Strule Arts Centre, Omagh on selected dates throughout the month of May.

Both buildings will be illuminated red on Sunday 1 May to mark international workers day.

On Wednesday 4 May both buildings will be illuminated yellow to mark Dying Matters Awareness week where communities across the country will come together to talk about death, dying and grief. For more information and to learn about support available visit – www.hospiceuk.org. On Friday 6 May both buildings will be lit up yellow at the request of Oak Healthy Living, Lisnaskea, to mark the Darkness Into Light walk, part of a number of walks taking place simultaneously across Ireland to show support and give the gift of hope to those impacted by suicide and self-harm.

Enniskillen Castle and Strule Arts Centre will be illuminated blue on Thursday 12 May to mark International Nurses Day.  This Nurses’ Day recognises the incredible work and the difference nurses make to patients’ lives across the UK. On Sunday 15 May both buildings will be illuminated purple at the request of Huntington’s Disease Association Northern Ireland.  Huntington’s can cause changes with movement, learning, thinking and emotions.  For more information visit – www.hda.org.uk

On Tuesday 17 May both buildings will be illuminated blue to mark world Neurofibromatosis Awareness Day.  The last light up for May will take place on Sunday 22 when both buildings will be illuminated Green in recognition of Action for Brain Injury Week.

Fermanagh and Omagh District Council illuminates buildings to recognise days of significance to groups within the wider community. The Council also illuminates buildings in support of a particular campaign, charity or initiative.