Weekend Programme of Events in Loughmacrory

Lough Opening Brochure Side A

From the Opening Weekend Celebration Brochure, with Clar for Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th June 2014

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The full programme of events taking place as part of the ‘Opening Weekend Celebrations’ have been well publicised at this point but here now listed is the full programme which will get underway on Saturday morning with the Ulster One Wall Handball Championships and the Fish Festival.

There will be a host of Special Guests in attendance on the day and these will include Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness, who will tour the facilities from 11am-12pm on Saturday 28th June. President Elect of the GAA, Aogán Ó Fearghail, will be in attendance for the official naming of ‘Páirc an Locha’ while MLA Michelle O’Neill, Minister for DARD will officially launch the new Development Project. Carál Ní Chuilín, MLA, Minister for DCAL, will also be in attendance while at the handball for the day will be GAA Handball President, Willie Roche, and President of the World Wallball Association, Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Overall, large crowds are anticipated for what will be a very special day in the community of Loughmacrory and everyone attending should note that there will be no parking available over at the facilities and that the Chapel Car Park and old football field will be used for the majority of parking on this occasion.

Saturday 28th June 2014

9.30am: Ulster One Wall Handball Championships begin

10.00am: Angling Event, Fish Fest, begins

11.00am: Arrival & Tour with Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness

1.30pm: Commencement of Football Blitz, Under 10 Boys and Girls (Loughmacrory, Carrickmore, Errigal Ciaran & Ceapach)

2.00pm: Tour of Activities plus Exhibition of Community Activities & Development, displayed in the Loughmacrory GAA Clubrooms, presented by St. Teresa’s PS, Loughmacrory. The Exhibition will be open throughout the weekend.

From the Opening Celebration Weekend Brochure, Side B

From the Opening Celebration Weekend Brochure, Side B

3.15pm: Official Opening Ceremony at the New Stand

Fáilte, Declan McAleer

Cllr Sean Begley, Chairman Omagh DC

Carál Ní Chuilín, MLA, Minister for DCAL

Aogán Ó Fearghaíl, Uachtarán Tófa C.L.G.

Minister Michelle O’Neill, MLA, Minister for Agriculture & Rural Development (unveiling of Plaque)

 4.00pm: Aogán Ó Fearghaíl, Uachtarán Tófa C.L.G., Official Naming of Páirc an Locha

7.30pm: Open Air Mass at New Stand

9.00pm: Music & Entertainment inGAA Clubrooms

Sunday 29th June 2014

10.00am: Angling Event, Fish Fest, continues

10.30am: Ulster One Wall Handball Championships continue. Major finals from 3pm.

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