Mountain fest in Rosenallis headline

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Mountain fest in Rosenallis headline
Express Reporter news@leinsterexpress.ie @laoisnews

All roads lead to Rosenallis this weekend for the annual Festival of the Mountain.

The big event takes place on Sunday, July 3 at 1.30pm.

The day long festival has something for all the family.

Rock on Paddy will entertain the crowds and there will the usual, very popular competitions.

The Queen and King of the Mountain is sponsored by Clonaslee Pharmacy, Bonny Babies, Glamorous Granny sponsored by WH Deverell Oil. The Wheel of Fortune and Dog Show sponsored by Glanbia.

There will be children's races and Tug-of-War with the mens team sponsored by WR Shaw and ladies team sponsored by Tom Poole, Zetor and Megabounce.

The event also features Sheep Shearing, Primary school art competition and much more.

Chairperson Seamus McDonald said the committee were looking forward to this year's festival.

“We had a great day last year and we are working hard to make the festival a great success

“We are a family and community event that has been going strong for over 50 years, and we hope that people come out on the day and support us while having some old fashion family fun. Come and enjoy the day the Rosenallis way!”

“Refreshments will be provided by local ladies. Seamus finished by saying.

There will also be special guests including Kevin Lalor Fitzpatrick.