A Thank You From Borrisoleigh Festival

Borrisoleigh festival committee would like to thank everyone who helped make the festival weekend a success. We would like to thank our main sponsor Ryan’s of Camden St. and all the businesses who took out adverts in our booklet. Thanks to Phil Maher for his help also with the book. We would like to thank the Gardaí especially Garda Martina Kelly for all her help, support and advice leading up to and during the festival. To all the stewards and helpers in the community centre and with the BBQ a big thank you for all your help. Thanks also to Brian Farrell. Thanks to those who helped Declan put up and take down the lighting. A word of thanks also to Fr. Liam Everard for allowing us to use the church grounds for the children’s entertainment and to the community centre committee for the use of the centre. May we take this opportunity to wish Fr. Liam the best of luck in his new parish.

A Thank You From Borrisoleigh Festival

Bush and Briar Ramblers at the Borrisoleigh Festival

We would like to thank all the musicians who entertained us so well over the weekend. Thanks to Johnny Maher for providing the trailer for the stage again this year, to Ebony for the sound equipment, to Sheila Ryan, Tipperary Rose for attending, and to Paddy Dolan, our new mayor for his lovely singing to Tipperary Rose. We would like to wish Sheila the best of luck in the Rose of Tralee.

Thanks to Bush & Briar Ramblers for providing the lovely scenic walk on the Sunday morning, to Suzanne & the line dancers for their entertainment and to those who took a stall at our food fair. Thanks to everyone who helped out with the children’s entertainment, Borrisoleigh Bouncy castles, Pet Party, Matthew Ryan DJ, to the transition year students who helped out and to the parents who supervised the disco. Thanks to C&C for sponsoring the water and to Clean Ireland for sponsoring the bins.

A Thank You From Borrisoleigh Festival

Chloe with a rat at the Borrisoleigh Festival

A huge thank you to everyone who participated in the International wheelbarrow extravaganza. We were overwhelmed with the number of entries and the great work that was put into them. Thanks also to our judges Pete & Jane Smyth and Liam Young.  Thanks to Stapleton’s nurseries and Byron shoes for sponsoring prizes.

The winners of the competition were;

  • Best homemade wheelbarrow Oliver Higgins
  • Best use of recycled materials Micheál O’Hagan ….. Bench Barrow
  • Best artistic creation              Toni O’Regan …………Toni fairy village
  • Best floral display              Tina Lyons
  • Best use of Technology              George Ryan

Thanks to everyone who came out and enjoyed the weekend and we hope to do it all again next year. Keep an eye on our facebook page for updates.

 

 

A Thank You From Borrisoleigh Festival

Tomas with a spider at the Borrisoleigh Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Katie Shanahan at the Borrisoleigh Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sleeze n Cheese at the Borrisoleigh Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Pat Costello at the Borrisoleigh Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dufrane at the Borrisoleigh Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Mangles Badgers at the Borrisoleigh Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Childrens entertainment at the Borrisoleigh Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bouncy Castles at the Borrisoleigh Festival

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Thank You From Borrisoleigh Festival

Ned Kelly Orchestra at the Borrisoleigh Festival

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