The line-up for Fethard’s Gathering Festival (June 21-23) has been announced as follows: Friday. 11am-12:30pm: National School. Open day,(in the School Grounds). 2pm-3pm: Musical Recital, (in the Town Square). 7pm-10pm: Monster 25 Game, (in the Ballroom), Organised by Sean Spillane. 7pm-8pm: Road Race-Fun Run: 3 runs around the town plus 2 sprints. Organised by Athletic Club. 7pm-10pm: Battle of the Bands (in the Marque). Organised by FB&TC Ltd. 9pm-12:30pm: The Rose of Fethard, (in Lonergan’s) Organised by Roseann Carroll.
Saturday. Sat June 22nd: 11am-4pm: Country Markets. (in the Town Hall & Main Street, Organised by Fethard, Nenagh, Cahir & Portumna Country Markets. 3pm-3:30pm: Unveiling of Mrs Hughes Monument at the Town Hall. 4pm-5pm: Book Signing in the Town Hall. 10am-5pm: Quilt Display in the Town Hall. Organised by ICA. 11am-1:30pm: GAA Boys-Blitz-underage (GAA Park). Organised by Fethard GAA. Juveniles. 12:30pm-1:30pm: GAA Girls-Blitz-underage at the GAA Park. Juveniles. 12:45pm-3:00pm: Dog Show in Fethard village organised by Pat Culligan. 5pm-7:00pm: Tag Rugby Blitz in the Community Field, Organised by Rugby Club. 7pm-12:30am: Barbeque and Dance ‘Twilight Picnic by the Wall’, (in the Marque at Convent Community Hall). Music by 20th Century Gold. Sunday noon-1:00pm: Duck Race (in Clashawley) Organised by Niall Higgins. 1pm-5:30pm: Kiddies Fun Park (adjacent to the Medieval Wall) Organised by FB&TC Ltd. 1pm-5:30pm: Highland Games-Semi-Final Competition (adjacent to the Medieval Wall) Organised by Brian O’Meara. 1:30pm-6pm: The 7th Fethard Medieval Walled Town Festival (Adjacent to the Medieval Walls) Organised by the Historical Society. 6pm-7pm: The Magnificent 8-Pub Challenge, Cowboy activities starting at Gaule’s and finishing outside Lonergan’s on the Rodeo Bull, Street Music: Wig Wam Glam Band, Organised by Roseann Carroll. 8pm-12pm: Tipperary Ballroom Dance (in the Ballroom) Music by Liam O’Sullivan.