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Courtown RNLI's fundraising committee to host Sea Sunday Family Day

Lifeboats News Release

Courtown RNLI's fundraising committee are to host a family fun day on Sunday 9 July on the North Pier in Courtown.

RNLI/Nicky Deacon

Blessing of the boats and a short ceremony recognising and remembering those who lost their lives at sea will commence at 2pm.

This will be followed by an afternoon of fun for all the family. There will be lots of stalls selling plants, books, bottles and cakes, strawberries and cream.

There will be music in front of the boat house and face painting for the children, plus a monster raffle with all proceeds going to the RNLI. Tickets will be €5 for three strips and the raffle will take place in the Taravie Hotel at 5pm.

Courtown RNLI's fundraising committee and volunteer crew look forward to welcoming everyone to their family fun day.

All proceeds raised will go to Courtown RNLI Lifeboat station.


RNLI/Nicky Deacon

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