National Trails Day
National Trails Day in Marlfield meant a visit to the Glenbawn trail head no. 69, also known as The Rock, last Sunday. Brendan Hogg led the walk from Sandybanks by Marlfield House and out onto the public road at the farm, where the speed of passing traffic is a frightening experience. Brendan had markers with yellow flourescent jackets out in front to indicate to motorists to slow down but these efforts were mostly ignored. The walk accessed the trails at the first gate and a very enjoyable three hours walking was had, with a short picnic break at the Wren’s Well by the river Suir before the zig-zag loop back on top. Work is still ongoing on the trails but it is nearly completed, all by voluntary labour, with help and guidance from Coillte where appropriate.
Mass will be celebrated in St. Patrick’s Chapel, Marlfield at 9.30am on this Sunday, 14th October at 9.30am.
The Marlfield Village Dance will be held on Friday night, 19th October in the Park Hotel. The music is by the Carrick Bróg and a mighty night is planned.
The Mayor, Cllr. Billy Shoer and his wife Mary will be guests of honour and the results of the annual garden competition will be announced, with the presentation of the Wallace Ducks and the O’Connell Crystal to the winning gardens.
The committee are selling tickets locally at present and your support is requested, as this is the committee’s only fundraising venture.