How It’s (tri-state) New York: The New Jersey Irish Festival is a tradition: this is its 42nd year.
How It’s Irish: Piping competition, Irish dance, vendors, more!
What better way to welcome in the soft summer weather with Irish Festival season. Here’s another one this Sunday at the Jersey Shore!
JUNE 10, 2012 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
6:00 am – 10:30 am Load in of bands, vendors, and set up.
11:00 am Mass Starts, Bagpipe registration begins by hanger (end of picnic area)
12:00 noon Festival begins, Bagpipe competition starts
12:20 pm Stage two Thomas Westley Stern Band starts playing
12:30 pm Stage One Willie Lynch starts playing
12:30 pm Start March with WWP, bugle guy, color guard,couple of Bagpipers and Kevin Westley (singer)
1:00 pm March from winners circle to Vip Area, Ceili tent opens and music starts with Pride of Moyvae
1:00 pm Patricia Murphy school of Irish Dance begins on new stage
2:00 pm Thomas Westley Stern Band finishes on stage two DeNogla School of Irish Dance begins on
2:10 pm Willie lynch finishes on stage one
2:15 pm Round the House band starts playing on stage two
2:25 pm The Pat Roddy Band starts playing on stage one
3:55 pm Round the House band finishes on stage two
4:00 pm Jennifer Lynn School of Irish Dance begins on new stage, Drawing for $50.00 50/50, Ceili tent
4:05 pm The Pat Roddy Band finishes on stage one
4:10 pm The Barley Boys start on stage two
4:25 pm Paddy and the Pale Boys start on stage one
5:00 pm Drawing for $5.00 50/50
5:50 pm The Barley Boys band finish on stage two
6:00 pm Paddy and The Pale Boys finish on stage one
7:00 pm Festival comes to an end and cleanup begins
Human Horse Race time will be announced.
Registration: 11am – 12 Noon
Competition (Grade 5): 12 Noon
Grade 4 to follow at completion of Grade 5
Grade 3 to follow at completion of Grade 4
Mass Band March down the homestretch with competition winners
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