Sponsored Raft Race

The Woodenbridge Paddlers will hold their sponsored Raft Race on January 26 starting from the Woodenbridge at 1.30pm.

The Woodenbridge Paddlers will hold their sponsored Raft Race on January 26 starting from the Woodenbridge at 1.30pm.

Race registration will take place at 1pm. Prize winners in Senior, Junior and Scouts sections Junior and Scouts Rafts require one adult on board. Entry fee is €35 per raft. This event will aid the Woodenbridge Community Alert and the Killermogh Church Window Fund.

There will be a raffle afterwards in Bobs Bar.

A Raft Building evening for all interested will be held on Saturday next January 18th at Newtown Mill @ 2.00pm. For more information contact 0872395357.

The Woodenbridge Paddlers set up home at the Wooden Bridge which spans the river Erkina in the townsland of Ballybooden which lies equal distances from the villages of Durrow, Cullahill, and Ballacolla.

The club have held many fundraising events which have aided many organisations including The Cuisle Centre, Dove House,People with disability in sport, LOFFA, People In Need, Harps Camogie Club, The Makebelievers and Friends of Simon.

Other events held during the year include the juvenile regatta held in conjunction with the Durrow Festival and The Boat Challange.