This weekend will see the annual Blue Jeans Country Queen Festival held in Athboy, Co. Meath between May 31st and June 3rd. Contestants from all over Ireland will compete for the title of Blue Jeans Queen which will be awarded to the eventual winner of the competition.
Nora Ryan of the Nenagh Macra na Feirme Club will represent her club and the North Tipperary region in the event. She is hoping that many will travel to support her on the fun filled weekend in Athboy. She remarked “It is a privilege to represent Nenagh and North Tipp Macra at this years Blue Jeans festival”. The North Tipperary county executive would like to wish Nora the very best in the competition. The festival organisers will be attempting a world record on June 1st to have the Worlds Biggest Mosaic made out of Blue Denim Material. If you would like to get involved or just learn more visit the festival website at www.bluejeanfest.com. Saturday evening last saw the culmination of months of planning by North Tipperary and Offaly Macra to host a mock wedding. The ceremony and reception were held in Roscrea Rugby club and we’d like to thank all who participated and attended for making it such a great night. We’d like to thank the mock bride and groom; Tara and Michael and all of the other participants who put on such a fine show. Also a word of thanks to Roscrea Rugby club for providing the fine venue and to the committee who organised the event made up of members from both North Tipperary and Offaly