The annual event organised by Jane Ryan, is expected to attract large crowds over this coming weekend.
Yesterday’s opening began with a Genealogy Exhibition hosted by Genealogist Cecile Mulcahy.
Amongst those in attendance was Shannon Rugby Football Club member, Munster and Ireland Rugby player Donnacha Ryan, pictured here with (left to right) Jane Ryan (Event Organiser), Karen Berry and Cecile Mulcahy.
Today’s events include an Arts, Craft and Gift Market from 11.00am to 3.00pm, a Genealogy workshop, readings by Donal Ryan, Man Booker Prize Long-listed nominee and author of “The Spinning Heart.”
St Mary’s Famine museum will be open to all visitors from 10.00am – 4.30pm on Saturday and from 1.00pm to 4.30pm on Sunday.
Tomorrow, Sunday, the big attraction will be the visit by the “Wolfetones,” to The Factory nightclub, in Hayes Hotel.
Picture courtesy G.Willoughby.