Return of Thurles Silver Band to Bollington After 31 Years

Back L. to R. Siobh�n Maher, Michael Loughnane, Mary Dempsey, Bernie Fitzsimons, Pat Dunne, Dinny Carroll, Marie King and Mich�al Loughnane.Front L. to R. Dean OBrien, Alex Murphy, Fiona Connors, Rachel Curran, Sin�ad Gleeson, Catherine Gleeson and Aoife Gleeson.
The Band played at the Garden Fete in the Presentation Convent on Sunday 26th in preparation for its trip to Bollington on July 5th, 6th and 7th for twinning celebrations, travelling with Alice O’Connell and Thurles Urban Council members.

The Band played at the Garden Fete in the Presentation Convent on Sunday 26th in preparation for its trip to Bollington on July 5th, 6th and 7th for twinning celebrations, travelling with Alice O’Connell and Thurles Urban Council members.

It is 31 years since the band was there for twinning celebrations in 1982. Back then the members were between 9 and 16 years old, accompanied with some adults. At the moment the band are rehearsing with a selection of Marches, Waltz Melodies, Jazz Selection and other tunes.

Band practise on Monday nights at 7pm . Everybody welcome.