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June 26, 2020

St. Mark’s Annual June Fest Duck Race 2020

St. Mark's Annual June Fest Duck Race 2020 took place behind closed doors last Saturday in aid of Hoped Charity & The Bridge Camphill Community. We were thrilled to hear that the incredible staff in St Mark's Special School received permission from An Garda Síochána to hold a private duck race along the River Liffey. They scaled the numbers back…
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June 26, 2020

June Fest Kids Quiz

June Fest Kids Quiz 7.00pm, Saturday 27th June CALLING ALL 8 - 14 YEAR OLDS! June Fest Quiz this Saturday - ONLINE (45 mins duration) To enter go to www.myquiz.org and enter the code 437668 Prizes to be won for The Art N Hobby Shop, GameStop and Sundae Scoops! Rounds will include books, TV, Film, games and general knowledge. For…
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June 15, 2020

Newbridge Swifts Survey Walk with Wild Kildare

Wild Kildare will be hosting a walk this Thursday 18th June 2020 at 8.00pm to help with this years Newbridge Swift Survey. Meeting at entrance to Whitewater Shopping Centre (no equipment needed). Social distancing rules will be in place and we advise all participants to wear masks, gloves and use hand sanitiser. Swfits: Every year we welcome back Swifts to…
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June 15, 2020

June Fest Presents Lockdown Chats #1 with CelticCon

June Fest Presents Lockdown Chats #1 with CelticCon June Fest Newbridge presents Lockdown Chats Live through Zoom Webinar – 8.00 pm, 17 June 2020. Also available on June Fest's Facebook and YouTube platforms. ZOOM LINK - https://zoom.us/j/98802805342 The first chat in the series, in association with CelticCon Midlands Comic Convention, will see author, Mario Corrigan, and illustrator, Dave Butler, discussing their…
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June 11, 2020

June Fest Presents Mix & Fairbanks Live Stream

Delighted to announce Kildare duo, Mix & Fairbanks will be live streaming from a secret location this Friday as part of June Fest Online. As festival season has been cancelled, we are bringing you the next best thing. Tune in this Friday at 8pm, turn the music up and get into festival mode from the safety and comfort of your…
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June 4, 2020

June Fest Online Quiz Survey

As we take a break from our Online Quiz, please take a moment to fill out our survey so we can improve the platform in future https://s.surveyplanet.com/yIDIgOXIo Many thanks, June Fest Committee
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June 1, 2020

June Fest’s Bumper Online Quiz

June Fest's Bumper Online Quiz #6 (Code: 354778) To celebrate what should have been our opening week to June Fest 2020, we are hosting an extra-long quiz to mark the occasion on Thursday 4th June! We’ll have bonus rounds, lots of prizes to be won and a few extra giveaways just to mark the occasion. If you enjoy our quizzes,…
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June 1, 2020

June Fest 2020

Today would have marked the start of June Fest 2020 with our annual Family Fun Day. We look forward to the days when we can celebrate our community together again. Community is something that we champion all year round but for the month of June we like to shine a light on the great groups and individuals that make our…
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May 25, 2020

Kildare Art Collective Launch New Online Project – ‘Art Feeds…’

Kildare Art Collective Launch New Online Project - 'Art Feeds...' Art Feeds.. has begun! As part of June Fest's Online Festival, we are delighted to be teaming up with Kildare Art Collective to launch their new collaborative project - 'Art Feeds...' Make sure to check out their Facebook and Instagram page for regular updates over the next few weeks. -----------------------------------------------------------------…
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May 25, 2020

June Fest’s Online Quiz is back!

June Fest's Online Quiz #5 (Code: 289365) We are back with the June Fest Quiz #5 this Thursday at 8pm. (28/5/20) Lots of prizes up for grabs! Please share this event with your family and friends. --------------------------------------------------------------- You can join our online quiz through your phone, tablet, laptop or PC. For any returning players having issues joining, click 'Logout' (top…
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May 25, 2020

June Fest Live Talks – Protestants in the Irish Volunteers, the IRA, and the Free State Army by Dr Conor Morrissey.

June Fest Live Talks - Protestants in the Irish Volunteers, the IRA, and the Free State Army by Dr Conor Morrissey. This talk will be live on the June Fest Facebook page and Zoom Link - https://zoom.us/j/92763396891 From the late 19th century, until the end of the Civil War, Protestant nationalists were a distinct group within what was a mainly…
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May 12, 2020

History of Newbridge: Buildings, Businesses & Architecture

Given the current restrictions due to COVID-19, June Fest 2020 is working on a range of online events and projects to foster community engagement and enjoyment. The June Fest Management Committee is currently working on a project that documents the history of businesses in Newbridge down through the years. Local photographer, Martin Connelly, has recently taken photographs of all business premises in…