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Celeb couple to judge 25th Dawn Milk Ladies Day

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The 25th year of the Dawn Milk Ladies Day at the Killarney Races promises to be action-packed both on and off the track with a host of celebrities attending on Thursday, July 19. The style stakes are high this year with celebrity couple Una Healy and Ben Foden travelling from the UK to judge the fashion categories. The Best Dressed Lady will win a trip for two to Paris and a specially commissioned crystal vase. The Best Dressed Gent will receive a Trip to Milan for two and a specially commissioned crystal decanter.

Speaking at the launch of the Dawn Milk Ladies Day 2018, Una Healy said: “We were delighted when asked to be guest judges for the Best Dressed Lady and Best Dressed Gent at this year’s Dawn Milk Ladies Day at the Killarney Races. We are really looking forward to a day out at the races and very honoured to be part of this glamorous event. Ben is hugely into his racing and I’m even more excited to see all the style that will be on display.”

The Dawn Milk Ladies Day at Killarney’s five-day racing festival in July is renowned across the country as one of the most prestigious ladies day events on the fashion calendar in Ireland. A total of ten ladies and ten gents will be selected as finalists by the judges. Ladies and gents are advised to arrive early as Una Healy and Ben Foden will be selecting finalists on the racecourse from 1.30pm to 3.30pm.

John O’Sullivan, General Manager of Dawn Milk, commented: “Dawn Milk is delighted to sponsor Ladies Day at the Killarney Races. Dawn Milk are proud sponsors for the past 25 years, making it one of the longest ladies day patronages in Ireland. Top judges have been invited year after year and this year is no different. We are delighted to welcome Una Healy and Ben Foden. Top luxury prizes to the European style capitals Paris and Milan and specially commissioned crystal can be won by the most stylish lady and gent attending the Dawn Milk Ladies Day.”

The five-day Killarney July Racing Festival commencing on Sunday, July 15 in Ireland’s most scenic racecourse will combine the very best of horse racing with a fantastic festival atmosphere for all racegoers. Dawn Milk also sponsors the day’s racing on Thursday including the Dawn Milk Run Handicap Hurdle (€26,000), the Dawn Omega Milk Handicap Steeplechase (€11,500) and the Dawn Hi & Low Milk Beginners Steeplechase (€12,500).

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Ring of Beara Cycle launches school programme

The Ring of Beara Cycle is for kids too! As part of its commitment to make a positive impact on the local community, the Ring of Beara Cycle are proud […]

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The Ring of Beara Cycle is for kids too! As part of its commitment to make a positive impact on the local community, the Ring of Beara Cycle are proud to continue to with two great initiatives: its Kids’ Cycle and its sponsorship of the School Cycle Safety Programme.

The Ring of Beara Cycle will take place on May 25 with over 4,000 cyclists taking part. The event starts and finishes in Kenmare town, Co Kerry to complete either a 110km or 140km route encompassing the magnificent mountains, valleys and the rugged coastline of the Beara Peninsula.

Kids’ Cycle
Adults are not the only ones getting on their bikes on May 25 for the Ring of Beara Cycle. The event also has its very own cycle for children around the town of Kenmare. Not only does this give kids a chance to join in the days’ activities with their parents, but it’s free and a great way for kids to get outdoors and exercise in a fun and safe environment.
Open to any child in national school between third and fifth class and following a 2km route around Kenmare and a slightly shorter route for tinier ones, registration is from 9.15am in Kenmare town square. Parents and guardians are welcome to cycle with their children. All participants should bring and wear a safety helmet for the cycle.
School Cycle Safety Programme
Another community initiative from the Ring of Beara Cycle is the Cycle Right Programme, working with local schools to get kids’ up to speed on road safety and cycle best practices.
The Ring of Beara Cycle is working with Cycle Sense and Wheely Good Cycling Academy to deliver this 4-week programme to local schools in and around Kenmare and the Beara Peninsula.
Some 250 students across 8 schools are participating in this initiative, and the schools involved are: St John’s National School, Realt Na Mara National School , Lauragh National School and Tulloha National School in Kenmare, and on the Beara Peninsula: Scoil Chaitigheirn in Eyeries, Oir Cheann iNational School in Eyeries, Cahermore National School in Allihies, Scoil An Croi Ro Naofa in Castletownbere, Mhichil Naofa in Castletownbere, Adrigole N S in Bantry, and Trafrask Mixed N S in Ardrigole.
This initiative is normally paid for by the schools themselves but is now free for all the children taking part thanks to a generous donation by the Ring of Beara Cycle Committee that covers the cost of delivering the programme to these schools.
Cycle Right is the National Standard for Cycle Training and provides practical cycle safety and skills training through Department of Transport, the Road Safety Authority and Cycling Ireland. The aim of the programme is to promote cycle confidence on the road in increasingly complex scenarios delivered by qualified, registered trainers.
No stranger to giving back to the local community, not only does the Ring of Beara Cycle make a significant, positive impact on the local economy, it also encourages kids to enjoy themselves on their bikes and to do this safely with confidence.

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Browne’s Agri Open Day is a must-attend event

Browne’s Agri Open Day is always one that was marked in  Agri calendars as a ‘must-attend event’. This year’s event is taking place on Wednesday May 22 on their site […]

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Browne’s Agri Open Day is always one that was marked in  Agri calendars as a ‘must-attend event’.

This year’s event is taking place on Wednesday May 22 on their site in Castleisland.

The event was always renowned for getting great advice on the Agri topics of the day as well as a window into modern developments taking place in all aspect of Agriculture and country living.

The extending of the yard area will allow more space to be given over to even more exhibitors, ensuring all areas of agriculture, and rural life will be showcased on the 22.

There will be experts on hand to advise on Calf Rearing, Grassland management, Weed control, Drainage, Fencing , Shed and Yard Layouts as well as bee keeping, and helpful health advice.

“As well as the great advice, you will be ensured of great deals, great food, great craic and free entry to the many spot prizes that will be available on the day,” said general manager Denis O’Connor.

“All that is asked is your attendance and if at all possible, to make a small contribution to our chosen charity Pieta House.”

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