All systems go for Edenderry's newest festival

Justin Kelly

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All systems go for Edenderry's newest festival

All systems go for Edenderry's newest festival

The final touches are being made to the brand new Edenderry Festival, bringing music, colour and entertainment to the streets of the North Offaly down.

From July 5-8, organisers are offering a jam packed schedule full of events, local bands and family entertainment plus an international busking competition.

Kicking off the festival on Thursday, July 5, Elvis the Musical, starring Greg Traynor will shake up a marquee outside Larkin's pub at 7pm.

Attention turns to the 'gig rig' in Edenderry Town Square on Friday, July 6, with the likes of The Four Twenties, Street Theatre and Rualie Bualie set to perform open air sets.

On Saturday, July 7, there will be family entertainment from 2-5pm around the town, plus a visual arts trail to excite the senses for young and old.

The gig rig once again rolls into action at 7.30pm on Saturday, July 7 with The Filthy Casuals performing live. There is a Festival Dance from 10pm till late at Larkins Marquee on Saturday.

The festival will wrap up on Sunday, July 8 with live music from the gig rig in the square from 2pm with pennyroal Tea live at 5pm. 

You can visit www.facebook.com/EdenderryFestival/ for more information. 

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