Eigse weekend in Newcastle

To commemorate Seamus O Maolchatha and Liam O Lubaigh, Eigse will take place from Friday Sunday, June 28 to 30 in Newcastle.

To commemorate Seamus O Maolchatha and Liam O Lubaigh, Eigse will take place from Friday Sunday, June 28 to 30 in Newcastle.

Both were native Irish speakers from the Newcastle breac-Ghaeltacht.

Events will include schools prize giving, heritage talks and walks, family cycle, concert with the all-male choir from Ring, sean-nos singing workshop, Tai Chi, aifreann in Newcastle and Ballybacon.

A tree will be planted in Goatenbridge at 12.30pm on Sunday to commemorate Liam O Lubaigh. Brochures available locally, information 0872405061.