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May 10th, 2014

There will be no festival this year folks, taking a wee break. There will, however, be lots going on around Thomastown for the june bank holiday weekend including Cat Laughs Comedy gigs, live music, and more. Another new festival worth checking out in July is The Light Colour Sound festival in Shankhill Castle, Co Kilkenny…….Have a great summer y’all!!

June 17th, 2013

1st Place – Joan McGuinness, winning the 2 weekend passes for the Groove music festival in Wicklow. Have a fantastic time Joan.
2nd Place – Lorraine Mc Cabe, winner of the stay in Mount Juliet with breckkie & dinner included. Hope you have a very luxurious time.
3rd Place – Tom Cleary, winning the €50 Supervalu voucher
4th Place – Katarzyna Baverek, winner of a beautiful pair of Earrings by Eva Lynch.
5th Place – Ian Quinn, winner of a lovely vintage cup & saucer set from Yesterdays Antiques.


Photo Competition 2013 – Winners

1st Place – My Dentures Don’t Fit to Good by Harry Reid
2nd Place – Look at me by Ann Walsh
3rd Place – One Foggy Morning by Sabrina O’Brien
Under 16 Winner – Busy as a Bee by Molly Kelly

Congratulations to Harry, Ann and Sabrina who each won a beautiful piece of Jerpoint Glass and Molly who won a 2 hour Master Class in Digital Photography.

Please forgive my shoddy photographs of photographs, they really don’t do justice to their fantastic work.

A special Thank You to Jerpoint Glass and Dylan Vaughan who sponsored the photo competition prizes. Thanks to all our raffle prize contributors also.

May 31st, 2013

Goatsbridge Trout Farm Ltd. 2013

Guided tours at Goatsbridge Trout Farm

Goatsbridge Trout Farm was established in 1961 and is now a thriving family business where we take huge pride in producing farm fresh, premium quality Irish trout.

We produce truly local products from start to finish. We are passionate about the philosophy of ‘farm to fork’ so our customers can enjoy a taste & freshness that is second to none.

Come to see how our trout farm works and learn the history of the business. Have a lovely walk around and see if you can spot the little juvenile fish that we got on the farm!

Tours day and time:

-Tour lasts 45 minutes.

– Cost per person is 5 €.

– Max 15 people per tour.

Day Time


11:00 am


12: 00




Your guide will be Ger! Please phone Ger at 086 2544906 to book your visit.

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