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Brigid's all set for Féile spectacular

FéILE Fever is gripping the old town. The host clubs have had the paint brushes out.

There's an extra buzz in the climate. The national Féile Roadcaster will be rolling into the capital in July.

All over the county, the build-up has well and truly started. And this Saturday, rather like the great Katie Taylor, there's a chance to secure a ticket to the big show.

The preparations at St Brigid's capture the mood, as their camogie PRO, Grace Dunne, relates. "The Dublin Féile is such an important event for the clubs and indeed for the girls themselves," states Grace.

"We are hosting the Division 1 section in Russell Park on Saturday and we'd love the local community to come along and cheer on our girls, and also all the other clubs. We will be showcasing the best of camogie talent in Dublin. The teams involved will be Lucan Sarsfields, Ballyboden St Enda's, St Vincent's, St Jude's, Na Fianna, Ballinteer St John's and ourselves.

"There will be tremendous skill on display and no lack of excitement. But we are also making it a family, fun day.


"There will be lots of fun for everybody. We'll have a tea and coffee stand, a barbeque, plus much more. It will be an action-packed day.

"Following the group games, we'll have the quarter-finals and the semi-finals, so there is much to look forward to.

"We'd love to spread the word for everybody to come along.

"All ages. It will be a very enjoyable occasion."

The Brigid's folk always know how to throw a party. And their open invitation to the good people of Blanchardstown and Castleknock is to be admired.

There will be a supercharged atmosphere at the venue.

And for the children involved, it will be memories for life.