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Borrisoleigh Festival

July 201617th


Borrisoleigh Festival

The All Ireland Churn Rolling Competitors show off their skills

This year’s Borrisoleigh Festival takes place on Sunday July 17th. There is a packed day of activities with something for all the family.

The day kicks off with a ‘Bush n Briar’ walk, registration is in the Community Centre, beside the Church, at 8.45am. There is live music with local musicians on the square after Mass.

At 12.30 there is 1916 themed parade through the town, starting from Shanahan’s Centra down to McDonagh Square.

After the opening ceremony at 1pm, the current Tipperary Rose and presenter of Tipperary County Matters on Irish TV, Fiona O Sullivan, will be presenting the prizes to the winners of the children’s Art Competition. This is followed by Line Dancing with Suzanne at 1.30pm. Social dancing is with Phil Maher at 3pm in the Square also.

The Boom Boozlers group will entertain children from 2pm to 4pm in the Community Centre.

The Taekwando group will put on an exhibition at 5pm in the Square. There is a treat in store for 80s rock lovers as ‘Sleaze n Cheese’, an 80’s rock experience featuring hits from Bon Jovi, Guns N Roses, Journey, Van Halen, ZZ Top and many many more will play from 5.30pm -7.30pm.

After you’ve rocked your socks off, the extremely popular churn rolling returns for a second year to Borrisoleigh Festival. Participants from The All Ireland Churn Rolling competition taking place in Tipperary Town the previous day will on hand to display their talents. To take part in the churn rolling you will have to have completed training. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for details of training sessions.

The day will be concluded with music in the Square from 9pm by the wonderful group Ebony, who are renowned for their musical talents and getting the crowd going.

Be sure to come along for a great days entertainment.

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crowds gathered for churn rolling

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