This year's Blackrock Raft Race and Family Fun Day takes place on Sunday the 23rd of June, with all the ingredients for a great family day at the seaside. The following is the Programme of Events. Please note the earlier than usual Raft Race start time due to tide times.
11.30 Raft Race - 3 heats plus final (sponsored by Brendan Watters Insurances)
13.00 Family Treasure Hunt (sponsored by the Crowne Plaza, Dundalk)
14.00 Children's Fancy Dress (sponsored by Tiernan's Centra, Blackrock)
14.15 Coastguard Helicopter Display
15.00 Sandcastle Competition (sponsored by Tiernan's Centra, Blackrock)
15.00 Dundalk Concert Band Recital (sponsored by The Windsor Bar & Restaurant)
16.00 Pantomime Horse Race (sponsored by Dundalk Stadium)
16.30 Junior Poc Fada
16.30 Cricket on the Beach (with Dundalk Cricket Club)
17.00 Schools Talent Competition (with the Reynolds Academy of Performing Arts)
Face painting...Amusements...Sideshows...Bumper Raffle
Harry Lee is compere for the day, Kate Smith is race commentator, and the Admiral will be Joe McKenna.
To book a team of four for the Raft Race (€100), or a team of two for the Pantomime Horse Race (€20), contact Larry on 087 2642064.
All proceeds go to Blackrock Tidy Towns to help keep Blackrock beautiful.