HOOLEY IN THE HEATHER FESTIVAL

07 June 2019 19:00 – 09 June 2019 23:30
Location: Knockatallon

HOOLEY IN THE HEATHER

Dates: 7 - 9 June

Venue: Knockatallon

Friday 7th June - Comedy play "Who's getting waked in the Heather" in the Sliabh Beagh Hotel, doors open at 8.30pm, curtain at 9pm with dancing afterwards to Aaron McDermott. 

Saturday 8th June - "Sliabh Beagh 20km Challenge"
The 20K Challenge will commence at 10am. Events ran throughout the weekend are going to both Suicide Prevention and to the local community development to complete works at the playground and picnic area in the village.  The 20km self guided walk is graded as moderately difficult through the beautiful Sliabh Beagh Mountain area with it’s blanket bog, numerous lakes and panoramic views of Monaghan, Tyrone and Fermanagh. For added fun, we will have timed clock if you wish to test yourself, or if not, you set your own goal and enjoy the scenery! Teams of five can enter, with prizes for the first team/fastest man & woman home

It is essential that all participants on the Challenge have suitable clothing, footwear and equipment to wear on the walk. Water stations will be available at check in points on the Challenge but it is advisable that you bring your own along also. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the Sliabh Beagh Hotel for all participants. 

Saturday 8th June - Dancing to "Declan Nerney" & his band

Sunday 9th June - The annual Bonfire Sports and Dog Show starting at 3pm - There will be bouncy castles and slides, races for all ages, face painting, ice cream, outdoor music, a dog show and fun farm.  A football skills competition is being organised for the kids and soccer tournament for the adults! Finishing off the festival weekend with music by "One for the Road" in the Sliabh Beagh Hotel starting at 8pm.

There will be events to suit all ages - Everyone welcome