Wednesday 12 December 2018

Hugely popular barndance returns this week

Country & Western returns again locally in a big way this Saturday (July 7) at the Kilmoon Barn Dance in Cushinstown Athletic Club.

Fans will be treated to the very talented and popular Mike Denver, Trevor Smith & Friends In Low Places -The Ultimate Garth Brooks Experience and DJ Mark Fallon taking to the stage .

Now firmly established on the summer calendar as one of those great nights not to be missed over 2,500 flock to the event every year from all the surrounding communities who so hugely support it with Cancer Research and local charities the beneficiary of everything raised on the night.

Indeed people travel from all over the Northeast and beyond to enjoy this great night.

Organised by the Fox & Kerins families the previous five barndances have seen an incredible €387,000 generously donated to charities such as Oesophageal Cancer, Drogheda Homeless Aid, So Sad the Cancer Unit in Drogheda.

This year NECRET and the Northeast Oncology and Haematology Unit in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital are again deeply appreciative to the organisers who will dedicate net two-thirds of ticket sales towards their core mission of improvingthe treatment and outcomes of people with cancer.

Spearheaded by one of Ireland's leading Oncologists Professor Bryan Hennessy who looks after the care of patients attending from counties Cavan, Louth, Meath, Monaghan and North County Dublin conducting and contributing to much needed clinical cancer research into new treatment methodologies is a critical part.

Tickets at €25 are expected to sell out fast. All ticket outlets can be viewed at

They can also be purchased directly from the the reception at the Oncology Unit in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital or by calling/texting Ciaran on 086 7773294

Fingal Independent