Loughglynn Music Festival
Community Centre Fundraising Event
August Bank Holiday Weekend 2017
Saturday Aug 5th - Monday August 7thst
Queen of the Woodlands 2010- Contestants
The Queen of the Woodlands competition will take place on Saturday night 31st July in Loughglynn Community Centre.
This year will see 12 beautiful young ladies competing for the title of “Queen of the Woodlands 2010”. The evening will begin for the contestants at 6pm where they will be hosted to a cheese and wine party and their formal interviews will take place.
At 9pm they will take to the stage to be interviewed by Gerry Glennon, compere on the night. At 12 midnight the winner will be crowned by last year’s winner, Niamh Ward and will receive a cheque from Anthony Cahill Super Valu, Castlerea, a beauty hamper sponsored by Mc Anennas Ballaghaderren, a portrait from Image Point Photography, Flowers sponsored by Loretta Bergin, Advantage Vogue, Ballaghaderren, as well as numerous other gifts.
The Queen of the Woodlands festival is part of the Loughglynn Music Festival which is one of the most popular summer music festivals in the west of Ireland. This year it has yet again only the top bands. Friday 30th July opening to Mick Denver, Saturday 31st night Queen of the Woodlands Competition at 9pm followed by dancing to the Conquerors. Sunday August 1st, dancing to Robert Mizzell, Monday August 2nd dancing to Jimmy Buckley. Late bar each night during festival. Special family rate before 11pm will apply for night of Queen of the Woodlands.
We would ask relatives, friends and neighbours of the girls to give them your support on the night.
Graphic courtesy David Mc Donnell, Image Point Photography,
Contestants on the night are as follows:
- Niamh Hynes, Leamore, Castlerea
Age 19 years, Student. Sponsored by Iron Images, Cloonarrow
- Imelda Scally, Loughglynn
Age 18 years, Student. Sponsered by James Creaton, Loughglynn
- Susan Igoe, Ballindrimley, Castlerea
Age 18 years, Student. Sponsored by Jim's Cleaning Services 087-7561177 (after 6pm)
- Michelle Hanley, Loughglynn
Age 18 years, Student. Sponsored by Tony and Ann Coleman Loughglynn
- Lauren Flanagan, Taughnara, Castlerea
Age 19 years, Student. Sponsored by Cllr Michael Creaton, Loughglynn
- Siobhan Dooney, Lisacul
Age 19 years, Student. Sponsored by Sean Creatons, Lisacul
- Sinead McGuire, Kiltomane, Lisacul
Age 19 years, Student. Sponsored by Tom Gordon, Builder
- Grainne Timon, Fairymount
Age 18 years, Student. Sponsored by Boland’s Bar Fairymount
- Ruth Connolly, Castleplunket , Castlerea
Age 19 years, Student. Sponsored by Ward's Taxi
- Clara Ganley, Errit, Gorthaganny
Age 18 years, Student. Sponsored by White House Hotel, Ballinlough
- Jane Rush, Grallagh, Ballinagare
Age 19 years, Student. Sponsored by Harpur Bros Plant Hire & Agri Contractors
- Clodagh Murphy, Ballinlough
Age 19 years, Student. Sponsored by Village Inn, Loughglynn
Queen of the Woodlands Committee:
Carmel Grady, Dympna Mc Donnell, Annette Morris, Mamie Creaton and Una Conway.
We would like to thank everyone who sponsored the contestants, sponsored gifts and all who helped us in any way to make this competition a success. We thank the judges and the compere who give up their time and wish the contestants the best of luck. Please come out and support them.
Thanks to the festival committee for putting on this enjoyable weekend for everyone.