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32 teams registered so far for Blackrock Raft Race

32 teams registered so far for Blackrock Raft Race

The official launch of the Blackrock Raft Race took place in The Clermont Arms in Blackrock yesterday evening.

This year’s event takes place on Sunday June 17th at 2.30pm with 32 teams so far registered for the event, which has a capacity for 35 teams in total.

As well as the race itself there will be a range of fun events for all the family on the day including amusements, a raffle and face painting.

The day gets underway at 1pm with a performance by the New Orleans style Dixieland Jazz Band. This followed by the raft race at 2.30pm. There will then be a Sandcastle Competition and Junior Poc Fada at 4pm at the same time as a recital by Dundalk Brass Band.

The event then concludes with a schools talent competition at 4.30pm.

The teams signed up so far include:

  • The Neptune
  • The Bayview Inn
  • Duffy Chartered Engineering
  • Fine Living
  • Short Cuts
  • Martin Food Equipment
  • Arrowsmith Construction
  • Fane Community Group
  • Mullens Blackrock
  • Mullens Dundalk
  • Uncle Toms Cabin
  • Joe Traynor Butcher
  • Little Oaks Pre-School
  • Park Café
  • The Brake
  • The Clermont
  • Café Acqua
  • Sherry Fitzgerald
  • Blackrock Athletics Club
  • St Fursey’s school
  • St Oliver Plunkett’s school
  • Centra Blackrock
  • SuperValu Fairways
  • Treet and Green
  • Fabweld Engineering
  • Prizm Financial Services
  • Dromiskin Tidy Towns and CE Scheme
  • South Beach Medical Centre
  • Lennon’s Gastropub
  • Mace Blackrock
  • St Francis National School
  • Van Dijk Architects

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