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||Fethard Festival Family Fun Day
This year’s Fethard Festival Family Fun Day will take place on Sunday, June 17, with the usual fun of the fair by the Town Wall park, with live music and lots of stalls! Other events will include the traditional Fancy Dress Parade which will commence at 2pm from Fethard Ballroom,
||Abymill 30th Anniversary celebrated with a gathering of friends
On Saturday, May 26, 2018, Abymill Theatre celebrated its thirtieth anniversary, and to mark the occasion, a special gathering was held in McCarthy’s Bar on the following Thursday night, May 31, where all involved in any way came along to celebrate this milestone with the Abymill Board members.
A large number of locals associated with the Abymill, Fethard Players and Hogan Musical Society, gathered informally to reminisce over the past three decades of theatrical life in Fethard.
||Fethard Duo to compete in Punchestown Charity Race
The Punchestown Kidney Research Charity Race 2017 now has two local entrants. In recent days, Áine Phelan, Derryluskin, got the call-up to compete in this year’s event. This means that she and Mary Jane Kearney will fly the flag the Fethard in this renowned charity race. A fundraising drive has been setup on Justgiving.com Aine is delighted to be able to support this very worthy cause and any support received would be greatly appreciated. Aine will ride Jack Blue.
||Music program prevents teen addiction
A pioneering approach to drug and alcohol education that uses pop music videos was recently launched in the Patrician Presentation Secondary School in Fethard to the Second and Transition Year students.
||Fethard & District Rugby Club
Wonderful dry weather was the order of the day for Fethard minis who travelled to Thurles for an enjoyable morning of rugby.
||Fethard girls do well at Hip Hop
Well done to Fethard girls who won trophies at the All-Ireland Hip Hop dancing championships, which were held last Sunday at the City North Hotel, Gormanstown, Co. Meath.
||Clodagh highly commended in the EPA Wetlands photo awards
Congratulations to Clodagh Blake whose photo of the ‘Marsh Fritillary Butterfly’ was one of the ‘Highly Commended’ photographs at the EPA Wetlands photo awards in Wexford. The photography competition was organised by Wexford Country Council in partnership with the EPA Irish Ramsar Wetlands committee.
||Fethard Junior Youth Club back up and running
FUSE - Fethard Junior Youth Club is up and running again on February 20, and each Thursday night from 7pm to 8pm. Aimed at children in 4th, 5th and 6th classes, we provide safe surroundings for your children to socialise, make new friends and participate in activities.
||Sonny Condell for Crocanoir, Mullinahone
The Crocanoir concert series for 2014 will kick off on Saturday, February 22, with singer songwriter Sonny Condell. Sonny has been an integral part of the Irish music scene since the early 1970s, a musical career spanning 35 years, from his heady days with ‘Tír Na nÓg’ which landed him on the biggest stages in the world, to the truly fantastic ‘Scullion’.
||National awards for Grove Horse Trials
Grove Horse Trials, established in 2001 in running competitions for Eventing Ireland, has been honoured with two awards in the last ten days.