THE Annual St Patrick’s Day Festival will be held in Coppeen on Monday March 17th.bandon-2013

This year’s event will include a grand performance from Terelton Macra Na Feirme who were this years finalists in the all Ireland Macra Na Feirme National Capers competition.

The festival will have a packed program of events which will include musical performances from Coppeen School children, Newcestown Comhaltas, a set dancing display by Castletown set dancers and Castletown choir. The festival will be opened by Geraldine Barrett, who is a member of Kilmeen Macra Na Feirme and the current Queen of the Land.

The parade will start at 3pm at the school, with the usual keen competition for the best float; which will include substantial prize money for 1st 2nd and 3rd places and the Sergeant Tim Sheehan trophy for the best overall winner. So come early to be part of a great day.