BANK HOLIDAY AND FAMILY FUN DAY AT SUNNY KILBEGGAN
Kilbeggan Races is on next Bank Holiday Sunday starting at 2.50PM and for once all weather forecasts indicate that it will be fine weather. This is the ideal meeting to attend for all comers and all ages with just the right amount of activities taking place.
The Kilbeggan Knighthood Festival is taking place from Friday 31st May to Sunday 2nd June when it will culminate in the arrival of the new Lord & Lady to the races and 18th century outfits of the gentry & peasants will mingle in the crowd. FreshRe and Na Fianna will provide live Entertainment in the sunshine plus the Voice of Ireland’s John Gaughan will make a special guest appearance. The place will be hopping in the heat with competitions & giveaways on the day.
FAMILY FUN DAY
It is also Family Fun Day with a Family Discount Package of € 20 for 2 adults and 2 children under 18. All the entertainment is then free for children including bouncing castle, large super slide, obstacle course, a great 2 hour magic show, colouring competition, face painting, Mickey Mouse & much more. Come early and enjoy the fun at your ease. The meeting will now be taking place on good ground with a 7 race card including 2 sponsored hurdle races, Bloomfield House Hotel, Mullingar are sponsoring a € 10,500 hurdle race for mares and J.P.McManus id sponsoring the Martinstown Handicap Hurdle of € 10,500. They should provide two interesting & exciting races for punters. All the ingredients are now present to make a great day at the races for families, teenagers, regulars or someone who just wants to meet new friends.
The great poet William Makepeace Thackeray wrote that “a good laugh is sunshine in the house” and there should b plenty of laughter at Kilbeggan next Sunday and lets have some sunshine not just in “the house” but under blue skies at about the starting time of 2.50PM.
For further information contact Paddy Dunican, Manager, The Racecourse, Kilbeggan, Co. Westmeath. Phone (057) 9332176 or Fax (057) 9332125.