Ballamon Bull Festival raises €8,000
AN AMAZING €8,000 was raised at this year’s Ballamon Bull Fest barndance.
The second annual fundraiser, which was organised by the Kilrush-Askamore GAA Club, was held to raise funds for the Jack and Jill Foundation.
Held on the farm of Amanda and Harry Murphy the barn dance and barbecue was widely supported by the local community and also the wider district.
One of the organisers, Tomas Kenny, said the night had been a huge success and the volunteers who helped make it so can be very proud of how it turned out.
‘This was the second year we have held this and we would like to thank Amanda and Harry in whose farmyard it was run,’ said Tomas.
The Kilrush Askamore GAA club committee are very grateful to everyone who helped out on the day and donated to the charity Jack and Jill Foundation.
The Ballamon Bull Fest included a barn dance and barbecue with music provided by Electric Green and Trademark, while Anthony Donohoe was the DJ on the night.
A number of visiting musicians also performed while the catering end of things was taken care of by the Wildflower Café from Beechdale Garden Centre in Clonroche, Candy’s in Carnew and O’Neill Dry Cure Bacon.
Back: Eamonn Kinsella, Joe Kenny (Coiste Secretary), John Donohoe (Treasurer), Tomás Kenny (Secretary), Martin Hayden, Mick Kenny. Front: Amanda Murphy, Joanne Doyle (The Jack & Jill Foundation), Harry Murphy, Frank Doyle (Chairman).