Two fun filled events to take place in Pallaskenry

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Viking Fest and local market poster

Danger the Vikings are coming! On Saturday 7th April & Sunday 8th April to Salesian Secondary College.

Come and enjoy the Viking Fest & Local Craft’s Market where you will see plenty of fight re-enactment, Viking clothes, jewellery and interact with Vikings going about their daily life. Jofur Drengir Viking association will be showcasing different Viking cultures, Crafts, full contact combat and more. Multiple Viking associations from all parts of Ireland and Northern Ireland will also be taking part in the events. The Vikings will be setting up their camp on the Salesian ground so the public can get the full experience of being a Viking.

Salesian Secondary College have also invited many local craft businesses to showcase their wares. Opening hours are Sat from 12pm to 6pm and Sunday 9am to 3pm. Entry fee €10 per car (2 adults & 2/3 children) or walk in €4 per adult and €2 per child.

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This year the Parents’ Association of the Salesian Secondary College has also decided to organise a cycle to fundraise for the school. The focus this year is on raising money for the school’s new Autism Spectrum Disorder Programme. The cycle will take place on the 22nd of April comprising two west Limerick routes of 45 or 80 km. The event is for anyone over the age of 16 and will cost €25 (€20 if a member of Cycle Ireland) payable on the day at the school.

Salesian Cycle Challenge

With the emphasis on being active these days, the committee is also providing the local community with the chance to get back on their bikes by joining the ‘Couch to 30k’ programme. This will begin on February 24th for 7 consecutive Saturdays (10a.m.-12 noon) at a cost of €25 (insurance included) in conjunction with The Hub Cycling Club. Bike, helmet and hi-vis jacket essential!

If you require more details, please don’t hesitate to contact the Parents Association at [email protected]