Summer Festival – Confirmed Programme

We are pleased to confirm the following events as part of our Festival 2016 programme, in this 45th Anniversary year of our Association:

Thursday 21st JulyGarda Band Gala Concert in Donaghmede Shopping Centre at 6.30pm, courtesy of the Centre Manager Pat McCabe and arranged with Coolock Community Garda. Once again, join us early for an evening of great entertainment (as always!) with the Band of the Garda Síochána.

Saturday 23rd JulyDog Show. The ever popular Dog Show returns again this year, starting at 1.30pm on Saturday afternoon in Donaghmede Park.

Sunday 24th JulyFamily Fun Day. The fun begins at 1.00pm in Donaghmede Park, with events for all the family, including:

1.00pm to 5.00pm: bouncy castles, miniature golf (new for this year!), sports activities, tug-of-war, face painting

2.30pm: Sherry Troupe of Irish Dancers

4:00pm: Rock band concert, organised by Ronan Byrne of ‘Lir’, accompanied by guest musicians.

Fun Day music and announcements by PH Sound.

Reminder: No alcohol allowed at festival events in Donaghmede Park. Please do not litter the park. Please obey the advice and instructions of Gardaí and volunteer stewards. Children must be accompanied and supervised at all times.

Wednesday 27th JulySenior Citizens Mystery Tour. This is a ticket only event, and is now booked out. Contact a Committee Member to put your name on the waiting list.

(Save the date: Gala Dinner Dance, 24th September – more details to follow).

Volunteers are needed to ensure the success of all events. To get involved, please contact the DERA Committee.