All set for wonderful Fethard Festival

Fethard Festival returns this coming weekend to celebrate ‘The Gathering’ with a fantastic selection of family events that will guarantee a great weekend’s entertainment.

Fethard Festival returns this coming weekend to celebrate ‘The Gathering’ with a fantastic selection of family events that will guarantee a great weekend’s entertainment.

The festival will take place from Friday, June 21, to Sunday, June 23, and will also incorporate the Medieval Town Wall Festival and Parade on Sunday, June 23.

Friday’s Events

Open Day at Holy Trinity National School

Whether you’re ‘Home’ or ‘Away’ the pupils and staff of Holy Trinity NS invite you to join them in school between 11am and 12.30pm on Friday, June 21, as part of the Fethard Gathering.

Musical Recital

At 2pm the staff and pupils of Holy Trinity National School will assemble at The Square for some song and dance, where you are also invited to come along to celebrate the start of this year’s festivities.

Monster ‘25’ Game

If you like playing cards Fethard Ballroom is the place to be where you can enjoy a game of Monster ‘25’ with some of the keenest card players in the locality. The game takes place on Friday night, June 21, starting at 7pm.

Fun Run/Walk

Fethard Athletic Club will hold a 5K Fun Run/Walk also on Friday starting outside the Tirry Community Centre, Barrack Street, at 7pm.

Registration €10 each will commence from 6pm at the Tirry Centre.

Battle of The Bands

All our young and not so young music lovers are invited to attend a ‘Battle of The Bands’ in our Festival Marquee, by the Convent Community Centre, on Friday night from 7pm to 10pm.

Last chance to enter the ‘Rose of Fethard’

The ‘Rose of Fethard’ will take place in Lonergan’s Bar on Friday from 9pm onwards. This event, hosted by ex-Tipp hurler, Declan Fanning, will select a ‘Rose of Fethard’.

If you would like to join the other Roses taking part, there is still time to do so by contacting Roseann on (052) 6131447 or call to Lonergan’s Bar.