Arklow This Week
Rose of Tralee launched in Arklow
The search is on for the next Wicklow Rose in the county heat. This competition is launched on Friday.
The Arklow Bay Hotel played host to the event and have all ready saw a number of contestants signed up. The winning Rose will follow in the footsteps of Wicklow Rose Jane Harrison who did the country proud last year.
This year’s selection event will take place on Sunday June 25th at The Arklow Bay Hotel where all the contestants will appear on stage fighting for there place. All entrants will be interviewed by a judging panel prior to the selection night.
The selected Rose will represent the Garden of Ireland County at the International Rose of Tralee Festival in August.
To enter simply email firstname.lastname@example.org
Or contact Lyn : 083 4631611 Pete : 087 8141272 Steve : 086 2505791
Clean – up day
Tidy Towns are asking shops, businesses, schools and residents to come out and clean, weed, paint and pick up litter anywhere and everywhere. Let’s make a difference by transforming your local area. Saturday June 17th is Arklow Community Clean up Day.
The aim is to make Arklow town beautiful and is also in preparation for the National Tidy Towns judging.
If you are organizing a clean-up contact Sandra Hall on 086 0274884 or email email@example.com
Also see facebook Arklow Tidy Towns for information
A Superhero Wicklow 5k, 10k run/walk and half marathon will take place on Saturday June 17th in aid of our Lady’s children’s hospital, Crumlin
Registration starts at the Beehive restaurant at 11 a.m. and the run starts at 1.00 p.m. Superhero dress-up optional.
Entries online is also available at popupraces.ie 5k €12, 10k €17 and a half marathon €55 for a family.
All entry fees go up €2 on the day and €5 on the family rate. A sponsor card deal is also available; anyone who raises €30 can enter for free.
Sponsorship of €80 will guarantee a free family entry.
Everyone will get a medal on the day following by a band in the car park, face painting, puppet show and bouncy castle.
More information or sponsorship cards contact Wayne at 0862005652 or firstname.lastname@example.org