Dundalk Stadium Gathering event

'Land of Legends Race Day' launched

Published 24/04/2013 | 05:20

DkIT students for Gathering
Ciara Cox (DKIT), Katie Horigan (DKIT), Tim Mullins (Chair of An Tain March), Dougall (The Irish Wolfhound), Owen Whelan (Cuchulainn), Michael McCabe (Business Support Manager Louth County Council), Emma Meehan (Dundalk Stadium), Adrian O’Sullivan (Tourism & Business Support Louth County Council), Claire Foley (Queen Maeve), Claire Moriarty (DKIT), Emily Whyte (DKIT).

Dundalk Stadium along with DkIT's fourth year Public Relations students launched their legendary Gathering event 'The Louth Land of Legends Race Day' which takes place on Friday May 3rd.

Cuchulainn, Queen Maeve and Dougall, the Irish wolfhound, were at the reception to annouce details of Dundalk Stadium's mythological themed event to coincide with The Gathering 2013 and to promote County Louth and all it has to offer. Joining Cuchulainn and Queen Maeve was Adrian O'Sullivan,Tourism and Business Support Louth County Council, Michael McCabe, Business Support Manager, Louth County Council, and Tim Mullins, chairperson of An Táin March. Friends and family from near and far are invited to gather at Dundalk Stadium for the event on May 3rd which promises to be an unforgettable night of mythical merriment.Take a journey through time at the Stadium's 'Mini Museum' providing a glimpse into the past of traditional Irish culture and heritage. Experience the spectacle that is An Táin March and enjoy entertainment of set dancers and traditional Irish music gracing the Stadium.

Doors open at 5.pm with horse racing commencing at 5.50pm and freyhound racing taking place at 9.40pm. Dundalk Stadium's 'Louth Land of Legends' marks the final dual race fixture until 12th July 2013. Options to pay in on the night or book a table are available.

A team of DkIT's fourth year PR students are working alongside the Stadium to promote The Gathering Ireland and showcase the very best of what Louth has to offer.

Dundalk Stadium is offering the chance to win tickets to 'The Louth Land of Legends Race Day' by simply answering this question and providing your contact details to the Stadium via jean@dundalkstadium.com

Question: What was Cuchulainn's birth name?

For further information on 'The Louth Land of Legends' at Dundalk Stadium please visit: http://www.dundalkstadium.com and Dundalk Stadium Facebook Page for updates.

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