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The Shantalla Residents Association are proud to announce the launch of the first Shantalla Festival Weekend, incorporating the traditional 5-a-side tournament held annually in the Sliding Rock Park.
The Shantalla Festival Weekend will be held May 26th – May 28th and will include local musicians & history, barbeques, a 5-a-side-tournament and kids entertainment. Local musicians booked for the weekend includes Greg Cotter, Liz Coleman, Bernard McNamara, Alfie & Gary Horneybrook, Gerry Staunton and many more. The busiest day of the weekend will be Saturday with the 5-a-side tournament taking place during the day, Galway Community Circus providing kids entertainment and the prizegiving taking place in the Sliding Rock Bar in the evening. Sunday will see a talk by local historian William Henry and the premiere screening of a documentary about local resident Vincent Forde.
All funds raised will go towards supporting the local community employment scheme and the activities of the residents association.
Speaking at the launch, Shantalla Residents Association Chairperson Oliver Burke said: “We are looking forward to a great weekend where we can meet our neighbours, make the most of the fantastic Sliding Rock park, and enjoy the best entertainment Shantalla has to offer. We hope that our community and friends of our community will have a great weekend.”
Pictured at the launch in The Sliding Rock Bar were Niall O'Tuathail, John McDonagh, Ollie Burke, Trevor Sherry, Aidan Hoare, Alan Mulholland and Dixie Devlin.
|Date Created:|| 09 May 2017||