On the night of 14/15 April 1912 Titanic meets her mortal enemy – an iceberg.
Next Saturday night, April 14th, the Leitrim Lounge and Bar is holding a night to pay tribute tio the hundreds of passengers and crew who perished on that same fateful night 100 years ago. Music will be provided by local group, the Bandits and the committee of the 2012 Round Ireland SailFest will be present to accept donations towards our upcoming Festival in June.
The Bandits have a loyal following in the area and are popular in the pubs and at weddings etc. Check out their facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Bandits/184916328216540 to hear some of their music. Come on down to hear them playin’ great music and havin’ great craic from 10.00pm, no cover charge on the door.
The 2012 Round Ireland SailFest is building up momentum now towards the event which takes place from the 22nd to 24th June 2012. Running in conjunction with the Round Ireland Yacht Race, it is aiming to put Wicklow well and truly on the tourism map by providing a wide variety of free entertainment for all age groups. Building on the phenomenal success of the 2010 event, the committee are fundraising to make this years event bigger and better. Any help you can give, will be welcome. Our Car Draw tickets are available through several outlets around Wicklow at €10 each.