CRUINNIU NA MBAD, KINVARA

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We still have time to go to Kinvara for the last day of the Cuinniú na mBád of this year.

This are Sunday´s activities:

SUNDAY THE 18TH OF AUGUST/FAMILY DAY: HIGH TIDE 15:38. 

10:00               “Guided shore walk by IWDG, Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark for adults and children. Meet at tent on the Pier.

12:00                Open Air Mass at the Pier Head followed by blessing of the Boats.

13:00                Launch of new Bad Adhmad (wooden currach), started by the late Saor Bad Colm Mulkerrins and finished by his son Joseph, in Maonis Carna.

13:00                Start of “FAMILY DAY/CHILDRENS VILLAGE” on the Green. Face painting. Inflatable Slides/ Bouncy Castle fully supervised and insured. Provided by City Limits.  Fancy Dress at the Green. This year’s theme “Sea Creatures”.

13:15                Skippers Meeting on the Pier, Kinvara.

15:00                Hooker race from Kinvara for the ‘Colm Mulkerrins Trophy’.

15:15                Leath Bhad Race from Kinvara.

15:30                Parade of Sails Kinvara Sailing Club.

 15:30 – 18:30   “The Rascals and An Anu” (a local Folk group) live on Stage outside the Pier Head.

18:00                Draw for the ‘ORIGINAL PAINTING’ by local artist Mark Dwyer for this  year’s Cruinniú na mBád poster which depicts the Hooker ‘The Mount’  with Bádoir Dudley Grealish waiting to sell His turf at Kinvara Quay.

18:15                Presentation of all racing prizes and raffle prizes on the Pier.

20:00                Music and Craic in the pubs See listings on back page.

All times are approximate and subject to change

Besides, Mark Dwyer’s Exhibition of ‘oil on canvas’ paintings “Kinvara in the 1950s” will run until the 31st of Aug. at Murphystore, the Quay, Kinvara.

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