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Thursday 13 December 2018

Family fun day at St Peter's fair

A superb free celebration of family fun will take place at the St Peter's Church of Ireland Family Fun Day and Summer Fair, which runs from 12-4pm on Saturday July 14.

Parents will be able to take a trip back in time with their children thanks to an array of family fun games.

"We really wanted to do something different that families can enjoy as a whole," said Rev Iain Jameson.

"We think that children (and their parents) will really enjoy the opportunity of taking part in the sort of games that have endured through generations.

"There will also be jugglers and hula hooping from the Fabulous Holly and friends as well as music, face painting and a coconut shy.

"We will also have all the attractions that people love from our annual church fair, such as the cakes, plants, books and bric-a-brac stalls."

There will be a tea room alongside a barbecue, with all the ingredients present for a wonderful day.

St Peter's Church of Ireland is situated at the top of Peter Street in Drogheda and admission is free to the event.

Seapoint Golf Classic in aid of RNLI

The Annual Clogherhead Lifeboat Golf Classic will take place on Friday July 13th at Seapoint Golf Club, Termonfeckin, Co Louth.

This is a 4 Person Team Event and the entry fee is €240 per team. Tee off is between 11am and 4:30pm and Tee times can be reserved by contacting Padraig Rath on: 041-9822830 / 087-6784912

Kilsharvan blessing

Blessing of Graves in Kilsharvan Cemetery will take place on Friday, 13thJuly at 7:30 pm.

Lourdes Pilgrimage

The Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2018 will take place from September 12th -17th and will be led by Bishop Smith. The fare is €749 for full board and inclusive of insurance and travel taxes (single supplement €180). To book, contact The Presbytery 041-9827384.

Boyne festival at Townley Hall

Each summer the Boyne Music Festival brings great musicians, poets and artists together for an exciting weekend of concerts, talks, workshops and other special events. Works of chamber music combine with art song and jazz for dynamic programmes that find a unique and intimate resonance within the storied walls of Townley Hall in Drogheda.

The sixth Boyne Music Festival will take place from the 3rd to the 5th of August. It will include performances by Rita Manning, Paul Cassidy, Jacqueline Thomas, Aisling Manning, Julie-Anne Manning, Dorottya Lang, Deirdre Brenner, Robin Panter and the Chris Laurence Quartet. There will be a poetry reading by Peter Fallon, tours of Townley Hall and the surrounding area, a concert featuring rising young artists and a workshop for children.

For further information see www.boynemusicfestival.com.

Blessing of the Fishing Fleet in Clogherhead

The annual Blessing of the Fishing Fleet will take place on Saturday 11th August at 3 p.m. at Port Oriel Harbour.

Drogheda Independent

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