YOUGHAL RFC in partnership with Youghal chamber of Tourism and the Youghal Vintners Association are set to host the 3rd Annual “Tag to Youghal” Festival from 10th – 12th August 2012. The festival kicks off on Friday evening where you can enjoy the lively atmosphere in the bars all weekend along the festival’s “Pubfest” live music & pub trail.
The tag rugby competition takes place over two days. With €2,000 worth of prize money to be won, this has already attracted a competitive entry from all over Munster which will provide two days of first class sporting entertainment.
The final of the tag rugby takes place on Sunday where there will be plenty of entertainment for everyone with pitch side music, food, underage tag games, bouncy castles, sheep patty bingo and much more… and entertainment followed by prize giving.
For those who need a break from the rugby, take a stroll around the town on Saturday evening 4pm -6pm and enjoy the busking competition, where you will be entertained by a variety of talented musicians, this will be sure to create a wonderful buzz and add to the excitement of the festival atmosphere for the weekend.
For the younger visitors there will be a crab catching & sand castle competition, so come along and try your luck. On Sunday 15th take a trip to Farrell’s Summerfield Bar from 1pm to 6pm to see a display of vintage cars, steam engines old time threshing, childrens entertainment, bungee run and bouncy castles. Later on, you can enjoy the craic in the bars in Youghal along the festival’s “Pubfest” music & pub trail
Be part of the Craic and come to Youghal for a great weekend of rugby and music entertainment
Further Info: Youghal Chamber; 024 92447
Youghal RFC in partnership with Youghal Chamber of Tourism & Development and the Youghal Vintners Association launched their second annual ‘Tag to Youghal Rugby Festival’ in Youghal Rugby Club, which will take place from 12th – 14th August 2011.
Following on from the success of the inaugural event in 2010 which drew teams from all over the country, this year’s event is set to be an even bigger and better spectacle, with €1000 worth of prize money to be won, and a festival packed full of music and entertainment built around the event.
Tag rugby has grown in popularity all around the country, with the most important rule about tag rugby being to have fun and enjoy oneself! Each team must have 2 ladies as a minimum with one female on the pitch at all times.
The ‘Tag to Youghal’ Rugby Festival kicks off for locals, tourists and visiting teams with a free open air concert by The Kieran Kramer Band, in Market Square from 7.30 – 9.30 pm, on Friday 12th August, and continues with the ‘Pubfest’ music trail throughout the town.
On Saturday 13th August, the tag rugby blitz gets underway in Youghal Rugby Club, in Frogmore, from 12 noon and continues through to – 7.30 pm. Pitch side music will be by ‘Diva Sensation’, plus expect food, and loads of fun competitions, all followed by prize giving ceremony. A series of events including a crab-catching competition and food & craft fair will feature in the centre of the town once again throughout the day. That evening ‘Gaga4Pint’; the Lady Gaga/Pink Tribute Band will take to the stage.
The weekend of fun continues on Sunday 14th August, with a vintage show at Farrell’s Summerfield Bar, and even more live music in the ‘pubfest’ throughout the town.
For more information on entry to the tag rugby competition, please contact Sean O’Neill on 087-0570202. Teams are limited, so get signed up! Further information on the fringe festival can be found by calling Youghal Tourism Office on: 024-20170 or by logging onto www.youghal.ie.
Contact: Youghal Chamber of Tourism & Development: 024-92447 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org