HARVEST FESTIVAL:The County Longford Harvest Festival and Working Field Day will once again be held in Lanesboro on Sunday 28th August at the Glebe, Rathcline. It will take place between 2pm and 6pm. Features of the day will be Horse draw Reapers, Vintage Tractor-drawn reapers and Binders, Combined harvesters, Threshing Display, Craft Display, Home Cooking, Dog Show and a host of other events. Last year the festival came back to Lanesboro and it was a great success. This year promises to be even bigger and better. It is a day not to be missed. Proceeds from the day will go to Lough Ree Sub Aqua Club and other local charities. Admission is only €10 with children going free and there will be free parking.
GAA DRAW: The Rathcline GAA club’s draw to help defray the cost of running the clubs day to day business will take place on this Saturday night in Adie Farrell’s Swan Tavern at 11pm. There are two wonderful opportunities to win All Ireland tickets along with other cash prizes. The first prize is two premium stand tickets for the mouth-watering All Ireland Hurling clash of Tipperary and Kilkenny – a match the world wants to see- and €100 spending money. Second prize is an equally mouth-watering prospect of two premium tickets for the All-Ireland Football Final and again €100 spending money. Third prize is €100, fourth prize again is another €100 and fifth and sixth prize is €50 each. Tickets are priced at €2 each or 3 for €5 and they can be brought in O’Brien’s shop or from any member of the club executive or club players.
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