ENJOY Cowboys and Heroes Family Fun Day in aid of Make A Wish Ireland on Monday 3 June. The best performers in country music will be there on the day with names such as Nathan Carter, Mike Denver, Derek Ryan, Robert Mizzel, Declan Nearney, Philomena Begley and many more. The many exciting activities include the wishes workshop, tractor run, balloon making, line dancing and lots more! As it is a charity event a “pay what you can” policy will be applied on the gate. Make A Wish Ireland’s mission is to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions.
CELEBRATE the 2019 Vhi Womens Mini Marathon which takes palce on Sunday 2 June. In 1983, the inaugural event had 9,000 women entering and reached a record attendance in 2014 with over 41,000 women taking part. The event has grown in popularity as women have taken more interest in their own health and fitness. A staggering one million women have entered the event over its 36 years. Hundreds of charities are also big winners. The women decide themselves which charity they will support and many local causes gain vital funds from the event. It is now the largest one-day charity event in the country. Entry fee is €25, visit ww.vhiwomensminimarathon.ie to take part.