Congratulations to the Loughros Point Rowing Club who took home five cups at the Mountcharles Regatta on Sunday last!
Great Day at the Garden Fete
The Garden Fete took place at the Rectory recently. A great crowd attended and everyone enjoyed the many genius and recreational activities organised for the day. This is always a special day in the life of the Parish and congratulations to all involved.
11th Annual Bluegrass Festival a Huge Success
The ever popular Bluegrass Festival which took place last weekend was a huge success.
Congrats to Pat McGill on having organised another great Bluegrass Festival. Crowds from far and near came to enjoy the best in Bluegrass music with Jeff Scroggins & Colorado and the McLain Family being outstanding and capitaviting the hearts of all.
25 years since ‘Secret of Roan Inish’ filming
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the filming locally of the ‘Secret of Roan Inish’, Downstrands Family Resource Centre are offering a ‘one night only’ screening opportunity to see this lovely film.
Come along and view this wonderful story, see who you can recognise from the local characters that took part, and the landscapes around Rosbeg.
Admission is by donation, and all funds raised will go to the Counselling Service organised through the Downstrands FRC.
A lovely evening of family entertainment is guaranteed.
Venue: Dolmen Centre, Thursday 2nd August @ 7pm
The committee of the Duchas are asking for articles and stories for this years edition which will be on sale in December. Send articles to firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Basket Weaving Classes
Eugene Byrne, famous basket-weaver from Teelin, will be making and teaching basket weaving in the Heritage Centre on Friday 10th August, 11am-4pm. Free drop spindle classes will also take place.
Booking essential. €40 for the day including rods which will be supplied.
For more information phone Colm: 087 3222910
Annual Blessing of the Graves
The Blessing of the Graves will take place at 2.30pm on Sunday August 5th at the graveyard adjacent to the Church of the Holy Family, Ardara.
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