Castleisland Business & Community Expo – It Won’t be Long Now

Castleisland Community Centre in the townland of Tonbwee at 2-48pm this afternoon. Imagine it at opening time of 5.15pm. ©Photograph: John Reidy
Castleisland Community Centre in the townland of Tonbwee at 2-48pm this afternoon. Imagine it at opening time of 5.15pm. ©Photograph: John Reidy

As the Fox said when he had his tail cut: ‘It won’t be long now.’

There it is. Castleisland Community Centre looking its best and in a state of readiness for the rapidly approaching Castleisland Business & Community Expo.

There is a palpable sense of community spirit as people help each other out in erecting stands,  drawing in boxes of this and bags of that as this evening’s 5.15pm opening time approaches.

Twice today already I’ve seen the biggest rainbows I’ve ever had the privilege of being that close to – and I hadn’t a drop of drink since the night of the fair.

Another Great Night

It looks like being another great night and the stands are big and impressive and Castleisland is coming out to show itself off.

If you think you’ve no business being there, think again. The people with businesses there will need you to taste their wares and provide feedback. It’s a community thing and there will be lots of entertainment. So do get down there between opening time of 5.15pm and 8.45pm. You’ll be glad you did.

A Reminder of the Running Order for the Night:

Business & Community Expo, Castleisland Community Centre, Friday, November 4th. 5.15pm to 8.45pm

5.15pm Welcome – Paddy Garvey, Branch Manager, Bank of Ireland.

Cutting of the Ribbon and official opening of the event by Miriam O’Callaghan.

5:30pm St. Patrick’s Secondary School Music Group: Art O’Mahony, Jack Walsh, Shay Walsh and Danny Browne.

5:50pm Entertainment ‐ Bellecanto Stage School.

6:15pm Guest Speaker – Miriam O’Callaghan, Presenter of Prime Time, RTE.

6:35pm Networking and Let’s Connect with Miriam O’Callaghan.

6:45pm Entertainment – Presentation Secondary School Traditional Music Group and Dancers.

7:10pm Entertainment – Grace McCarthy, Castleisland Community College.

7.30pm Entertainment ‐ Micheál and Bríd O’Shea.

8:00pm Fashion Show – A Taste of Fashion in Castleisland -The Fashion Capital of Kerry.

8:45pm Close and Entertainment by Castleisland Choir.

Fun for all the family / Goodie Bags and Spot Prizes.

Take this opportunity to visit the 100+ Exhibitors

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