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Public Meeting for Kinsale Clipper Stopover Carnival Parade

12th May 2010
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Public Meeting for Kinsale Clipper Stopover Carnival Parade

The Kinsale Carnival Parade is planned as part of the Clipper Stopover weekend on Sunday 4th July and organisers are looking for the people of the town and surrounding areas to be part of the big welcome and attend a meeting in Actons Hotel on Thursday May 27th.

“We’re going to be sailing 4 giant ships through the streets of Kinsale and need you to get involved. We’re looking for people of all ages to participate: to be the waves, the sailors, and the colour, that will make this a wonderful afternoon of carnival mayhem, joyous dancing and loud partying through the town of Kinsale” says Organiser, Moray Bresnihan.

“If you’re interested in getting involved please come down to Actons Hotel between 6 – 7pm on Thursday 27th May for more information, to sign up and meet the crew.

It’ll be fantastic fun so be sure to get yourself down there. We’re open to all ages and groups. If you can’t make it along but still want to get involved, telephone on 021 427 0475 or email [email protected]

Kinsale is the first landfall in Europe for the Clipper Round the World Yacht Race and the town is hosting a Kinsale Clipper Stopover Carnival to welcome the participants. The Carnival will take place from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th July 2010.

The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race is a ten-month event during which a fleet of identical racing yachts cross all the world's major oceans and visit ports on six continents during the 35,000-mile race, around the planet. The race is due in Kinsale on the first weekend of July, the first European stopover, so let us all ensure that it’s no one will forget.

The Kinsale Carnival is sponsored by Cork County Council, Cork City Council and Failte Ireland. 

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