Friday July 20th
The day kicks off withGardener’s Worls, now in its 11th year, a great place to relax and meet old friends and after lunch you can enjoy the comedy, music, dancing & chat in the Town Hall at “Live At 2”, which this year is a country music special as we welcome Crossmolina native, Kevin Martin, back to his home town to launch his new book “A Happy Kind Of Sadness – A Journey Through Irish Country Music”. While your in town today enjoying the festival events please support and give your encouragement to the participants of the 12 hour skipathon organised by the North West Fitness Academy all in aid of Crossmolina Boxing Club & “Jack’s Wish To Walk”.
The younger members of the community are catered for at Elsie’s Art Workshop in the National School and later in the evening Murray’s Fun Fair will be open at the Car Park and there will be a Youth Disco in O’Malley’s for 1st, 2nd & 3rd years starting at 9pm.
The Trader’s Race has been scrapped this year and we welcome in its place, Live Pig Racing, a n evening of fun for all the family on Chapel St., place your bets and share in the prize money if your pig is in top form and the craic should be ninety with MC Frank Forde.
There is plenty of nightime entertainment, the ladies are catered for in O’Malley’s with a gin & tonic reception and cocktails be Crossmolina’s own, Padraic McNamara, music in The Thatch is by Niall & Andrew and on the west side of the river you can dance the night away to Ireland’s newest country star, Matthew O’Donnell & His Band live in the Upper Deck. Maughan’s Bar have music by Shane Ruane and well established Poker Classic takes place in Cawley’s Of Rakestreet – something for everyone.
Matthew O' Donnell & His Band
It’s “Fiver Friday”, look out for any business displaying the logo and grab your Fiver Friday bargains as you shop local and support the businesses that support your festival.
Browse through the Fiver Friday offers listed opposite and remember some businesses will have more instore, what a great day to spend in town enjoying the festival events, meeting friends, shopping local and saving yourself some money as well – ENJOY FIVER FRIDAY!
FIVER FRIDAY LOGO
Cawley’s Rakestreet – Two Cans for €5
Christy’s Bar – 50c Off All Drinks Purchased
Elsie’s Beauty Salon – Spray Tan €15 – Image Express Facial €15
3 In 1 Eyes€5 Off -€5 Off the 5th customer to get a treatment done
Hiney’s Londis – Various Offers Instore including
2kg Whole Chicken €5 : 1kg Back Bacon Joint €5 :
420g Sirloin Steak, reduced from €7.49 to €5 :
Raspberries, Strawberries & Blueberries, 2 for €5
Hopkins Butchers – €5 Specials & 5% Off Everything
Kevin Connor Sales & Service – 5% Off All Repairs
Liam Cawley Hardware – €5 Off All Boots & Wellingtons
Maughan’s Bar – Fizzy Tulip Cocktail 2 for €5 : 2 Shots €5
Max Tyres – €5 Off Every Voucher Purchased
Molloy’s Pharmacy – 15% Off Everything (excl. prescriptions & codeine products)
Mulhern’s Gala – Coffee & A Roll for €5
Nigel Tolan Butchers – Various Offers Available
O’Malley’s Bar & Grill – 5% Off All Food Served
Philip Munnelly Hardware – €5 Off Sandtex Magnolia Exterior 10ltr. Paint
Quinn’s Chemist – Spend €50 Get €5 Off (excl. medicines & veterinary)
Stick’s Bar – Vodka & Red Bull €5
The Thatch Bar – Offers Every Hour All Day