List of Events 2nd August to 9th August 2013
Friday night August 2nd
Welcome home to all visitors – event to be held in the parish hall. Rambling House – stories, poetry, song, music and dance.
Saturday 3rd August
Morning: Village Walk led by Pádraig O’ Concubhair. Re-live the Ballylongford of your youth and that of your ancestors.
Afternoon: Photographic Exhibition – take a look back at school days, sports events, weddings. This exhibition will run for the week.
Evening Banquet at 7 pm in the Listowel Arms Hotel for visitors and locals alike.
Sunday 4th August
11.30 a.m. Mass for Immigrants
Mid-day Parish League – memories of great teams from the past and battles won and lost.
Afternoon: Platform Dancing – in the village. Local musicians will perform.
Monday 5th August
Bus Tour – Music and song to shorten the journey to Carrig, Saleen, Lislaughtin, Asdee, Holy Well and other interesting sites.
Tuesday 6th August
Video show – after a well earned lie in there will be a video show in the Parish Hall. John Lynch, a native of Kilgarvan, has over the years made many videos of life and events in North Kerry. You might see yourself cutting turf or saving hay or have a good time at the Fleadh Ceoil.
Wednesday 7th August
A ramble around Bally – with evening mass in the Abbey. An annual event.
Thursday 8th August
We all go to Carrigafoyle Castle – to recapture past times and be entertained by harpists and balladeers.
Friday 9th August
Opening of the local successful Oyster Festival – which will continue over the weekend finishing on Sunday night.