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Headfest gets ready to rock Headford

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The August bank Holiday weekend will see Headford host the first Headfest community festival.

Drama group to stage show in Headford

Cortoon Lavally Drama Group are back on stage this Saturday night with the fantastic show Habeas Corpus.

A Christian heritage lost in ivy

Last Easter Sunday, I was privileged to attend a dawn Mass, near Cong, on the Lough Corrib shore. About 300 people stood close to a blazing fire, as daybreak slowly lifted the darkness revealing the wide expanse of water, its wooded islands, and in the distance, the mountains of the Maam valley. It was perfectly silent and peaceful. Fr Ray Flaherty welcomed us with these opening words: ‘It was here many saints like Meldon, Fursey, Brendan and Feichin made their homes of peace and prayer. There are many sanctuaries scattered today in ruins along the shores of this lake, silent ruins where the soft tones of bells and the church’s solemn chant floated over the waves...’

Cake sale

The Headford Musical Society is holding a cake sale on Sunday September 20 from 12pm to 2pm to raise funds for the December 2009 season.

 

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