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Borrisoleigh Gathering Festival is set to take place on Oct 4th, 5th & 6th. Over the past several weeks a busy team of volunteers have been working away on organising the festival. It is sure to provide a wonderful opportunity for residents and visitors alike to experience all that is great in Borrisoleigh. Whether you are a current resident, a visitor from overseas or living in any part of Ireland, you are guaranteed to have a fantastic time. Enjoy some local drama in the town hall and enjoy music and dancing on the streets. Bring the kids to the family fun day. Take a trip down memory lane with an historical walking tour of the town. Enjoy the wonderful views and fresh mountain air on a guided walk of the Devil”s Bit Mountain. Meet Ireland’s Strongest Man! Test your ability to score a goal on Tipperary Goalkeeper Brendan Cummins. Try your hand (or feet!) at Sean Nos Dancing. View and buy a large sample of local food and craft products. Welcome the Team of “63!
Musicians entering the busking competition can register on the festival website.
Fun filled days for everyone in Borrisoleigh on Oct 4th, 5th & 6th. Visit borrisoleighfestival.com for further details or join us on Facebook and Twitter.
Events over the weekends include:
Friday 4th 8pm – Official opening by special guest in Marian Hall. Borrisoleigh Drama Group – Spreading the news
Saturday 5th 11am 3 hr. walk of Devils Bit loop 11am Sean Nós Dancing work shop 12pm Craft Fair in Square 2:30pm Down memory lane / historical walk around the streets of Borrisoleigh 8:30pm Variety Concert in Square
Sunday 6th 12pm-4pm Busking Competition 1pm Family Fun Day including bubble soccer, score goals past Brendan Cummins, Ireland’s strongest man display, Tug of war, sheaf toss, BBQ and lots more Local entertainment in Square and celebration honouring the Juvenile North Hurling Champions of 1963.