An ancient Celtic feast marked by the lighting effects of bonfires and overall performance of various rites of purification.
your day where this feast occured, generally might 1.
the very first day of May (traditional style).
A festival associated with the heathen Celts regarding the first-day of might, in the observance that great bonfires were kindled. It still is present in a modified form in certain areas of Scotland and Ireland.
the very first day of might (traditional style); old Mayday, one of the four quarter-days (others being Lammas, Hallow-mass, and Candlemas) anciently observed in Scotland.
a historical Celtic festival or anniversary formerly noticed on Beltane or May-day in Scotland, as well as in Ireland on June 21st.