BALLYDEHOB SUMMER FESTIVAL – THIS WEEKEND 12th – 21st AUGUST

  The week long Summer Festival in Ballydehob is here. Check out the details on the many and various events from guided walks to crab fishing. get yourself a program or check out the facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/Ballydehob-Summer-Festival-Incorporating-Old-Boats-Festival-1622135664736604/ Opening Parade.   Live Music.  Vintage Vehicles.  St. Fachtna’s Silver Band.  Car Boot Sale.  Dog & Pony Show.  Tennis Tournament. Pub Talent Competition.  Charades.  Street Sports.  Children’s Disco. Table Quiz.  Parade of Boats.  Firework Display.    Family Fun Day.  Crab Fishing.  Guided Walks.  Chipper.  BBQ.  And many more activities. Please see printed programmes in circulation for full details.   Registrations for Tennis Tournament. Gerard Coughlan  0868508131 All other registrations and enquiries to Barry O’Brien 0863872821   LAUNCH OF “MIZEN MINING” BROCHURE Thursday 18th. August 2016. Bank House. 8.30pm. Bank House, Main St. Ballydehob. Compiled by one of our residents, Eugene McSweeney and funded by Ballydehob Community Council. This production marks the opening of our new Mizen Gate Tourism Centre at Bank House, Main St. Ballydehob. A celebration of our Mining Heritage is long overdue and now is an excellent time and opportunity to “put it right!” An occasion not to be missed!!!   HERITAGE WALKS – SUMMER FESTIVAL With Eugene McSweeney. Wednesday 17th. August 2pm. Walk to Kilbronogue Wedge Tomb. Time: 2 3/4 hrs. return. Meet at Bank House, Main St. Ballydehob. Please wear boots or rough trainers. Thursday 18th. August 2pm. Drive to Dunbeacon and walk to Stone Circle and Standing Stones Time: 2 1/2 hrs. return. Meet at Bank House, Main St. Ballydehob. Please wear boots or rough trainers. Friday 19th. August 2pm. Walk to visit Cappaghglass Copper Mine site. Time: 2 3/4 hrs. return. Meet at Bank House, Main St. Ballydehob. Road walk so no special footwear.