17th annual Longford GAA race day launched

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John Nally, Paddy Collum, Michael Quinn and Robin Nally at the Longford GAA Race Day launch in Nally Bros Hyundai Garage in Ballymahon PICTURE DECLAN GILMORE

John Nally, Paddy Collum, Michael Quinn and Robin Nally at the Longford GAA Race Day launch in Nally Bros Hyundai Garage in Ballymahon PICTURE DECLAN GILMORE

The 17th annual Longford GAA Race Day, sponsored by Nally Bros Hyundai in Ballymahon, was launched recently in Nally Bros impressive showroom.

It is Nally Bros third consecutive year to sponsor the race day which is the main County Board fundraiser and since its introduction back in 2003, it has raised almost €1.6 million.

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Martin Nally said they were delighted to be associated with the event which takes place on Wednesday, May 1 - the day of the Coral Punchestown Gold Cup.

Chairperson of the Race Day organising committee, Martin Skelly pointed out that one of the most enjoyable features of race day is the fact that so many Longfordians who may be living elsewhere are provided with the opportunity to meet up.

Tickets for this year's event are priced at €150 per person or table of ten €1,500. Contact Martin Skelly (086) 804 0296, Eamon Reilly (086) 261 0556, Albert Cooney (086) 811 8580, Dublin Administrator Padraig Brady (086) 241 7560 for more information.