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Longford Summer Festival 2015

Summer is to be celebrated in style in Longford this year with the ‘Longford Summer Festival’ showcasing a wealth of top quality food, fashion, gardening and artisan exhibitors.

Connolly Barracks

3rd July to 5th July 2015

Taking place in the grounds of Connolly Barracks, lower Main Street, Longford, this three day summer festival will kick off on the Friday evening at 8pm with music by the ‘The High Kings’ . This phenomenal Irish Folk band who have been wowing audiences all over the world with their incredible versatility and multi-instrumentalist skills since 2008. Tickets for the show cost €20, and will be available shortly from www.entertainment.ie and at the gate.

Saturday and Sunday daytime showcases Food, Fashion, Gardening and Artisan stalls from all around the country. There will be dedicated sections for a ‘Garden and Plant Fair’, Food Festival exhibitors, a ‘Fashion District’ with boutique fashion shows, crafts and art exhibitors, and a dedicated childrens entertainment area with 2 shows daily. Cookery demonstrations will be given on both Saturday and Sunday by professional chefs Louise Lennox and Gary O Hanlon. Musical entertainment will be provided by local talents Celtic Chique and Kat Mahon as well as others. Tickets for the daytime events cost €5 for adults /€3 seniors and children under 12, and is payable on the gate.

Evening entertainment begins at 8pm each evening, with a great line up of country music stars, including Nathan Carter who is sure to draw crowds of adoring fans on Saturday evening and Sunday evening giving space to some of Irelands finest female music stars, Sharon Shannon, Frances Black and Mary Coughlan. Full bar facilities available on site.

So come along and celebrate summer in style. Full details on each days programme is available on the dedicated website www.longfordsummerfestival.com so keep checking in for regular updates. Application forms for those wishing to exhibit/participate in the event are also available on the website.

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This Laois International Golf Challenge is an Annual Event that takes place every year.It is a joint Tourism / Golf initiative which is organised by a voluntary committee and supported by the seven golf clubs in Laois. The event has been running for more than ten years and each year grows from strenght to strenght.
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