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MIGHTY WINGS FOOD FEST Bray Seafront From 10 a.m.

The might­i­est, hottest, fin­ger-lickin’ chicken wings on the east coast re­turn at this two-day food fes­ti­val in Bray. There will be four pop-up wings shops, a bar­be­cue pit area and the WingARoo ‘Spin a Wing’ wheel, along with a street food an craft mar­ket, street theatre and live music.


The Carnew show is back with the cream of the crop across a num­ber of com­pe­ti­tions. As usual, there will be a range of classes for live­stock, poul­try, horses and ponies, fan­tas­tic en­tries in bak­ing, crafts, art, pho­tog­ra­phy and flower com­pe­ti­tions, and an ex­plo­sion of tal­ent on dis­play across all the ju­nior sec­tions. The show­grounds will also be packed full of all the usual at­trac­tions, in­clud­ing the dog show. Ad­mis­sion: €5 for adults, chil­dren go free.

SUM­MER FUN DAY Dr Ryan’s Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Grey­stones Noon to 3 p.m.

Bring all the fam­ily along to this sum­mer fun day fea­tur­ing a range of ac­tiv- ities, in­clud­ing bouncy cas­tle, hook a duck, face paint­ing and the chal­lenge of guess­ing how many sweets are in the jar.

FAM­ILY FUN DAY Poulaphouca House, Bless­ing­ton From 2 p.m.

An ac­tion packed fam­ily day out to raise funds for a new res­cue boat for the Bless­ing­ton lakes. There will be Ire­land’s big­gest slide, a fun fair, bungee tram­po­line, live bands and games for chil­dren. Separately, a night of music will get un­der way from 8 p.m. Fam­ily tick­ets cost €20 while all-day tick­ets or evening tick­ets are also €20.

CARNEW SHOW AF­TER PARTY Um­ri­gar, Carnew 7 p.m.

With a bar­be­cue and live en­ter­tain­ment, this fundraiser in the mar­quee for the Carnew and Dis­trict An­nual Show is the per­fect way to un­wind af­ter the hus­tle and bus­tle of show day. Ad­mis­sion: €10.

THE WRIT­ING LIFE: CARLO GEBLER The Mer­maid Arts Cen­tre 8 p.m.

The first of a new se­ries of in­ter­views with writ­ers be­gins with Wick­low na­tive Car­low Gebler, who spent his early years in a house over­look­ing Lough Dan, in conversation with lo­cal writer Philip St John. Dur­ing the in­ter­view, Gebler will ex­plore the im­pact of place on his vi­sion, the ad­van­tages and dis­ad­van- tages of hav­ing two renowned writ­ers for par­ents, and how he has pro­duced over the last 35 years one of the most im­pres­sive, mav­er­ick and wide-rang­ing bod­ies of work in Ir­ish literature. Tick­ets, cost­ing €12/€10 con­ces­sion, are avail­able from www.mer­maid­arts­cen­ or by call­ing 01 2724030.

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