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22 August 2010


Heritage Week 2010

You are invited to the Launch of the
Ballycommon Canal Renewal Group
Saturday 28 th August
Events (at Campbells Bridge, 250m from Ballycommon House, towards Tullamore) will include:
2.30p.m. onwards – Canal Boat 107B will be open for general viewing including displays of material including historical artefacts pertaining to The Grand Canal, in particular the Ballycommon / Kilbeggan branch.
6.30p.m. onwards – the multimedia displays will commence including
the premier of a short film showing the raising of the barge 45M from Lough Derg.(This was the boat used by Dick Warner during the filming of his series ‘Waterways’) and various items of old film footage and artefacts.
All other boats welcome & easy access by road .
These exhibitions are free of charge.
7.30 – 9.00pm A fundraising BBQ with traditional Irish music running, also at Campbell’s Bridge. Book/buy your tickets by telephoning those below:
Gerry Ferry 087 7415210; Bernadette Quinn 087 2616020;
Tim Meehan 086 8045244
Tickets for BBQ €6 (Family concession prices available)
(In the interest of Health & Safety all children must be accompanied by an adult)
These events are being run in conjunction with:
Inland Waterways Association (Offaly Branch)
The Heritage Boat Association
Kilbeggan Harbour Amenity Group
Last Updated ( 22 November 2010 )
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