Glenasmole to play host to Dancing at the Crossroads

By Mary Dennehy

THERE’LL be dancing at the crossroads this Saturday from 7pm till late in Glenasmole.

The unique event, which celebrates the area’s rural traditions and heritage, is back for another jig or two, with an open invitation extended to the wider community.

Glenasmole Ceili 2018 compressor

There was a lot of dancing at the crossroads during last year's event 

The free event boasts fun, conversation and some damhsa, with local children also staging a special Irish dancing performance. Adults and children are also encouraged to dress up in pre-1930s clothes, such as pinny aprons, shawls, waistcoats and capain’s – with ‘best dressed’ prizes up for grabs.

Alongside a lot of music and craic, there’ll be ice cream stalls, burger and chips, tea, coffee and crêpes available on the night.

A monster raffle to support the re-development fund for the Glenasmole Community Centre is also on the cards.

Traffic restrictions will be in place, with Cunard road being closed at 5pm for the event.

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Dancing at the Crossroads 2018

However, a free shuttle bus, to and from the event will service both sides of the valley, and pick people up at their gate.

To arrange a lift call Fergus Walsh on 086 2660260.

Dancing at the Crossroads will take place in Cunard this Saturday, July 20 from 7pm until 2am.

For further details on the event, which is being organised by the Glenasmole Community Centre and the Ceili Group, call 087 3748411 or 083 8970203.

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