Raft race a great success

Raft race a success
The always popular raft race in Blackrock proved once again to be a roaring success as the crowds flocked to the beach for the annual event. Eileen Guiney from the Blackrock Tidy Towns committee thanked all who attended as well as all of the event’s sponsors.
“Blackrock Tidy Towns would like to thank all who attended another very enjoyable Raft Race day on Bank Holiday Monday for their support and the support of our many Sponsors and without whom we could not stage this annual summer event by the sea and on the beach”
The results of the raft race and associated competitions are as follows:
1st The Irish Spikes
2nd Rock Celtic Coaches
3rd 27th Battalion Dundalk
SANDCASTLE COMPETITION:
Best Younger Children – The Beach Girls
Best Older Children – “The Happy Octopus” by OCR
Best Parent & Children – “Mermaid” by Freaky Felix & Cool Cian’s Beach Find
Best use of Beach material – “Butterfly, Bee and Flower” by Flower Power Team
Most Unusual/Innovative – “Brexit” by the Rainbows
SCHOOLS TALENT COMPETITION:
1st Lily O’Callaghan – St Fursey’s National School
2nd Mal and Finn Madine – St Oliver’s National School
3rd Eoghan O’Brien – St Oliver’s National School
POC FADA:
Under 10 Girls
1st Rachel Connor St Annes
2nd Aoife Carroll St Kevins
3rd Marie Gallagher Blackrock
Under 14 Girls
1st Mary Taffe St Kevins
2nd Alannah Voigt Blackrock
3rd Holly Murray St Brides
Under 10 Boys
1st Donnachadh Reidy Knockbridge 2nd Tiernan Bradley Naomh Moninne 3rd Ross Keenan Knockbridge Under 14 Boys
1st Tadgh Dowdall Naomh Moninne
2nd Aidan Fitzpatrick Knockbridge
3rd Luke Haughey Naomh Moninne

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