Whoa! Averaging 66,000 Unique Weekly Readers! 

Local News

A spectacular start to the Auld Lammas Fair

1 Mins read
Enjoying the Lammas Funfair at Ballycastle. PICTURE KEVIN MCAULEY/MCAULEY MULTIMEDIA
BT Coleraine

The first ever Auld Lammas Fair fireworks display provided a spectacular start to the event this year.
The seafront area in Ballycastle was packed with thousands of people on Sunday night as the skies lit up to mark the arrival of Ireland’s oldest Fair.

The Causeway Coast and Glens’ biggest social gathering of the year certainly lived up to its name, as huge crowds enjoyed the build up to the two traditional Fair days.

The Mayor of Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, Councillor Joan Baird OBE said: “The Auld Lammas Fair has an enduring appeal which has lasted now for centuries. We are delighted to see the continued development of the event, and the unique fair atmosphere was enjoyed by so many on Sunday evening. The fireworks certainly provided a memorable opening to this year’s event which is such a significant part of Ballycastle’s social fabric.”
The Auld Lammas Fair traditionally takes place annually on the last Monday and Tuesday of August.

As the event has evolved, these two days are preceded by a weekend packed with events and activities.
This year’s fair featured the Naturally North Coast and Glens Artisan Market at the seafront and an enhanced agricultural experience at Fairhill Street.

11380 posts

About author
An article that is attributed to the Causeway Coast Community Team has either involved multiple authors, written by a contributor or the main body of content is from a press release. Got a news-related tip you’d like to see covered on Causeway Coast Community? Email us - [email protected]
Related posts
Local News

Man is accused in relation to alleged Christmas Day incident

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppA 73-year-old Portrush man denies charges in relation to an alleged incident on Christmas Day last year. Derek Ridley, of Knox Park,…
Local News

'USA gun' importation charge: Case file not due to be with prosecutors until next year

1 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppA PROSECUTOR says a full file in the case of a man charged with attempting to import a gun from the United…
Local News

Ballymoney man who was 'deliberately coughing' near till in Coleraine Subway outlet at start of covid pandemic avoids jail by 'hair's breadth'

3 Mins read
FacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsAppA MAN who was “deliberately coughing” around the till area at a ‘Subway’ outlet at Coleraine’s Riverside Retail Park at the time…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *