Rosegreen Festival events

This evening (Wednesday 29th) the Road Bowling Club which was only set up last winter, are to hold their first open tournament, starting from the bog cross on the Fethard Road at 7pm.

This evening (Wednesday 29th) the Road Bowling Club which was only set up last winter, are to hold their first open tournament, starting from the bog cross on the Fethard Road at 7pm.

On Thursday (July 30th) at 7pm in the community playing field a novelty hurling match will be held between Ballydoyle Racing and Rosegreen for the Tony Cahill Memorial Cup.

On Friday 31st, again at 7pm the 8 km Fun Run/Walk will take place from the village to Tullamaine cross and back again, (registration at the Community Hall from 6.30pm.)All levels, ages and abilities welcome, and refreshments will be available afterwards.

On Saturday August 1st, the Festival Mass - with the Queen’s Reception afterwards - will be held in the community hall.

Sunday August 2nd is the big day of the festival with the Field Day starting at 1.30pm. The time honoured event which has been in existence for nearly as long as the famous stables across the road, has never lost its appeal with lots of fun for all the family.

Special attractions on the day; the guided bus tours to Ballydoyle Stables will be available throughout the day to take patrons to visit the world famous Ballydoyle Stables. Contact Pat Cummins on 087/2204034 for further details. GAA fans can enjoy a hurling and camogie blitz, athletics, wheel of fortune, dog show, bouncing castles, zumo wrestlers, bottle stall and a monster auction,(which includes twenty five trailers of firewood). The curtain comes down on the festival on Sunday night the interviews with the Queen of the Green participants on stage commencing at 9.30pm followed by a night of dancing with music by the Doran Family. The new queen will be announced at midnight. (Any young ladies who arethe interested in participating in the “Queen Of The Green” please contact Pat Cummins).