LOCAL GOOD CAUSES TO REAP €50,000 BENEFIT FROM MONAGHAN COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL

2 August 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Charities and good causes in the Monaghan area will receive €50,000 as a result of the recent Country Music Festival in the county capital town, it was revealed on Friday last. The impressive sum – which brings the total charitable benefit generated by the festival since its inception to over €0.25 million – was announced at a function held in the Westenra Arms Hotel as a token of appreciation to the more than 120 voluntary stewards who assisted in the smooth running of the 2018 event, which took place from July 12-15 last. Julie Brannigan of the festival organising committee told the Northern Standard that Friday’s function was the committee’s way of conveying an expression of thanks for the voluntary effort, knowledge and expertise that the stewards had placed at the event’s disposal this year, and which had played a large part in…

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