The first time I heard of Chapelizod, I had no idea where it was. When I was told it was along the Liffey, on the other end of the Phoenix Park, I thought it sounded far, very far.
My involvement in Chapelizod Festival began last spring when I heard that the Festival was in danger of becoming just a weekend event or of even being scrapped altogether.
The unique historical beauty of Chapelizod is something we all enjoy, day in and day out, but it seems the area also “possesses” something else which is quite hard to ignore. It has a mysterious aura, a certain darkness, some … Continued
This year by the skin of teeth we held the 19th year of the Chapelizod festival, for a few weeks it was touch and go if we would hold a festival this year, we settled on a one day combined … Continued
The Committee would like to thank all who supported the quiz which is vital to the Fundraising efforts. Cash prize winners contacted by phone. Non-cash prize winners , please contact Leonie.email@example.com to arrange collection. Prize Winners 1st €300 Mary Brennan, … Continued
A great afternoon was had – well done to all who entered – all the work rehearsing & preparing was evident in the great show for all the audience. A very big thank you to Niall, MC for the evening … Continued
Many thanks to Jerry O’Reilly and the Góilín singers for a lively night’s entertainment in the Villager (formerly “The Trap ” when the Harte family was in residence). It is always refreshing to see the breadth of singers and lyrics … Continued
Very close competition between the tables who all did really well with challenging questions. Congratulations to our winners. Winners Ivan Janota Darragh Clarke James Cromie (Ginger snaps) Runners up Siun Keating Isobelle Kane Mark Clarke Aine Kinsella
Thanks to all who entered – everyone went to a lot of effort. Once again the entries were of a really high quality in all the categories which made the work of the judge very difficult. A big thank you … Continued
What a bountiful array of colours was the over-riding comment by the judge at the 2012 competition and we would like to thank all the children from St Michael’s School, Knockmaroon and St Patricks’ N.S who did such wonderful work. … Continued
If you have a few hours free at any time during the festival please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org All help much appreciated
Leonie will be sending a note to the schools to ask children for submissions. We hope the standard will be as good as other years and would encourage everyone to take part in this fun event. As usual there will … Continued
Hi there, Thought it might be timely to give update on plans for 2012. There will be a much reduced festival as there are simply not enough volunteers to help with the organisation and events. Notwithstanding , we are hoping … Continued