Updated: 2012-08-20 14:24:03
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By: Charles McCarthy 
Twin Fest 2012

The National Twin Fest 2012 took place on Saturday 18 August 2012 in Keash, Co Sligo

The 3rd Annual Festival saw 178 sets of twins, along with 3 sets of triplets and 1 set of quads attend

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Last years Festival Princesses Grace and Zara Dinsmore return for the festivities
Last years Festival Princesses Grace and Zara Dinsmore return for the festivities
Least alike twins, Robert Lee and Sarah Jane Sweeney from Ballymote
Least alike twins, Robert Lee and Sarah Jane Sweeney from Ballymote
James and Thomas Stanley crowned Kings of Twin Fest by Patrick Ward and Angie Benhaffaf
James and Thomas Stanley crowned Kings of Twin Fest by Patrick Ward and Angie Benhaffaf
George and Martha Garvey release a Chinese lantern in memory of baby Katie
George and Martha Garvey release a Chinese lantern in memory of baby Katie
George and Martha Garvey with baby, present the Twin Fest Bravery Award to twins Rianna and Sadhbh Dempsey and mum
George and Martha Garvey with baby, present the Twin Fest Bravery Award to twins Rianna and Sadhbh Dempsey and mum
Some of the sets of twins at Twin Fest 2012
Some of the sets of twins at Twin Fest 2012
Patrick and Aiden Ward, organisers of Twin Fest sort the raffle prizes
Patrick and Aiden Ward, organisers of Twin Fest sort the raffle prizes
Angie Benhaffaf, Patron of Twin Fest
Angie Benhaffaf, Patron of Twin Fest
How well do you know your twin?
How well do you know your twin?
High speed fun
High speed fun
Catching up
Catching up
Sky High
Sky High
Fun on the bouncy castle
Fun on the bouncy castle
Act for Meningitis volunteers
Act for Meningitis volunteers
Jessica and Rebecca Killalea taking part in 3-legged race
Jessica and Rebecca Killalea taking part in 3-legged race
Lothar Muschketat with his Owl from 'Eagles Flying'
Lothar Muschketat with his Owl from 'Eagles Flying'
Triplets Caoimhe, Aisling and Sinead Hanley with mum Carol and brother Darragh
Triplets Caoimhe, Aisling and Sinead Hanley with mum Carol and brother Darragh
Working hard to raise funds
Working hard to raise funds
Cllr. Jerry Lundy with his wife Geraldine
Cllr. Jerry Lundy with his wife Geraldine
Abbie and Amy Byrne from Kildare
Abbie and Amy Byrne from Kildare
Noleen Davey and John Walsh
Noleen Davey and John Walsh
Twins Mia and Sophie with their sister Isobel in the middle
Twins Mia and Sophie with their sister Isobel in the middle
Kelly and Lauren Doherty
Kelly and Lauren Doherty
Dawn and Emma Cassidy from Leitrim
Dawn and Emma Cassidy from Leitrim
Battling it out
Battling it out
Connor Killalea hanging on
Connor Killalea hanging on
Bungee run
Bungee run
Ross and Robyn McCallion
Ross and Robyn McCallion
The only set of Quadruplets at Twinfest 2012, Mandia, Nicola, Sam and Michael Morris from Kilkenny
The only set of Quadruplets at Twinfest 2012, Mandia, Nicola, Sam and Michael Morris from Kilkenny
Keeping the kids entertained
Keeping the kids entertained
3-legged race
3-legged race
Adult 3-legged race
Adult 3-legged race
Winners of 3-legged race, Pamela and Chantelle Collins receive their medals
Winners of 3-legged race, Pamela and Chantelle Collins receive their medals
Ruth Kennedy and Therese Gibney, winners of the adult 3-legged race
Ruth Kennedy and Therese Gibney, winners of the adult 3-legged race
Jack and Brendan Hayes
Jack and Brendan Hayes
Jean Burke and Paula Owens
Jean Burke and Paula Owens
Lexie and Jesse Doyle from Coolaney
Lexie and Jesse Doyle from Coolaney
Aidan and Cathal Byrne
Aidan and Cathal Byrne
Hannah and Louis
Hannah and Louis
Belle and Jess Daly
Belle and Jess Daly
Jennifer and Ruth McHale
Jennifer and Ruth McHale
Laura and Éabha Bourke
Laura and Éabha Bourke
Eoighan Doyle, April Devlin and Kerry-Ann Murtagh
Eoighan Doyle, April Devlin and Kerry-Ann Murtagh
Ruth and Grace Carthy from Kildare
Ruth and Grace Carthy from Kildare
Caoilinn and Aoibheann Casey from Tipperary
Caoilinn and Aoibheann Casey from Tipperary
Rachel and Chloe McWeeney from Leitrim
Rachel and Chloe McWeeney from Leitrim
Tadgh and Barra O'Shea from Carrick-On-Shannon
Tadgh and Barra O'Shea from Carrick-On-Shannon
Four sets of twins in one family: Katelyn Roddy, Kathleen Scully, Ciara Schmidtmeier, Emme and Karen Gormley, Ronan Schmidtmeier, Nodie Nugent and Aimee Roddy
Four sets of twins in one family: Katelyn Roddy, Kathleen Scully, Ciara Schmidtmeier, Emme and Karen Gormley, Ronan Schmidtmeier, Nodie Nugent and Aimee Roddy
Megan and Ashley Durcan
Megan and Ashley Durcan
Laura and Rachel Reilly
Laura and Rachel Reilly
Simon and Elliot McDonnell sing at 'Twins Got Talent'
Simon and Elliot McDonnell sing at 'Twins Got Talent'
Beth and Michaela Hogan from Kilkenny
Beth and Michaela Hogan from Kilkenny
Jude and Sam O'Rourke from Roscommon
Jude and Sam O'Rourke from Roscommon
Orla and Aoife Stone from Dublin
Orla and Aoife Stone from Dublin
Oldest set of twins from Twinfest 2012, Nodie Nugent and Kathleen Scully
Oldest set of twins from Twinfest 2012, Nodie Nugent and Kathleen Scully
Twins who travelled the furthest, Thomas and James Stoneley from Hong Kong
Twins who travelled the furthest, Thomas and James Stoneley from Hong Kong
Most alike twins Conor and Ruadhán Leech with their mum and dad, Niall and Carol
Most alike twins Conor and Ruadhán Leech with their mum and dad, Niall and Carol
Raffle Draw
Raffle Draw
Princes of Twinfest 2012, Simon and Elliot McDonnell
Princes of Twinfest 2012, Simon and Elliot McDonnell
Twinfest Kings, Queens, Princes and Princesses
Twinfest Kings, Queens, Princes and Princesses
Mickey and Minnie Mouse
Mickey and Minnie Mouse
Tom Scanlon and his granddaughter Annie Mullen with their eyecatching display of 'Walk Of Life'
Tom Scanlon and his granddaughter Annie Mullen with their eyecatching display of 'Walk Of Life'
Claire Roche
Claire Roche
Sharon, Briena, Jenna, Martin and Abbie Mangan
Sharon, Briena, Jenna, Martin and Abbie Mangan
Hussain and Hassan Benhaffaf
Hussain and Hassan Benhaffaf