Annual Gola Festival kicks off this weekend

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NATIVES and visitors are invited onto the beautiful island of Gola off Bunbeg, Gaoth Dobhair, this weekend for the island’s annual festival. No matter what the weather, Gola is always worth a visit.

Gola Island Festival 2013 Programme

Saturday, July 27
2.00 Official Opening
2.30 5k Race/walk on Bealach na Gaeltachta – Slí Ghabhla
3.30 Exhibitions at an ‘Teach Beag’;
Original Gola Island Art and The Census of Gola Island 1911
4.00 Poetry Reading and Story Telling


Sunday, July 28
Sightseeing trip around the islands of Gola, Umphin, Inis Meain and Inis Shirrer. Depart Bunbeg Pier, 10am, Cost €30 to include boat trip, lunch agus guided walk.

12.00 Guided walk on Bealach na Gaeltachta- Slí Ghabhla
2.30 Official Opening of Port a Chruinn Pier
3.00 Festival Mass at Pier
4.00 Rowing exhibition with Cumann Curach GhaothDobhair

Gach eolas: Coiste Forbartha Ghabhla 086 7979336 / 087 4134244

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