Updated: 03/08/17 : 13:58:40Printable Version
Plans are well underway for the 5th Annual Des Flynn Tractor Run on Sunday 20th August 2017. In it's first year it attracted 128 vehicles and this has grown to just over 300 vehicles in 2015 and 2016 making it the biggest Tractor Run in Connacht.Since it's inauguration in 2013 a total of €19,385.00 has been raised for The Irish Heart Foundation and Castleconnor Defibrillator Fund.
In addition to providing the funds for ongoing training and maintenance of the existing defibrillators in Castleconnor, the funds raised has enabled the purchase of an additional defibrillator in February this year. This defibrillator has been erected in Killanley, just 100 metres from the cemetery.
Registration takes place on the day from 12 noon - 1.45pm. Registration fee €20.00. The route departs Castleconnor Community Centre and passes Des's home place in Carragun, on through Main Street Enniscrone and back to the Community Centre via
Frankfurt and Castleconnor Church. Route takes approx. 90 minutes. Refreshments, music, face painting and football on the big screen follow in the Community Centre. John Judge, Anthony Price, Roger Cawley, Christina Flynn, Maureen Flynn, Eddie Flynn
The family and friends of Des would like to thank everyone for their continued support. This has been a fantastic community effort and a great day for local families and the farming community.The 5th Annual Des Flynn Tractor Run will take please this year on Sunday 20th August.
Please come out once again and show your support. Any queries to (087) 2450116.