Just a little more than 3 weeks to the opening of Lucan Festival 2011, the festival was launched on Wednesday 24th of August by The mayor of South Dublin Caitriona Jones upstairs at Courtney’s. It was attended by many local businesses people, representatives from Lucan Garda, local organisations and politicians. Chairman Joe Byrne and Sandy McKenna our Press Officer spoke on role Lucan festival is playing in generating a greater cohesion between the new and old communities of Lucan and gave an overview of events in this year’s festival. Caitriona Jones the Mayor of South Dublin spoke on the strong community spirit in Lucan and how Lucan Festival was playing a vital role in fulfilling that. Attending guests were presented with a copy of the programme for this years events.
Entertainment on the evening was provided by Lorcan James who can be seen on the Village Stage on September 25. A special thank you, to Sane McGibbon and Courtneys Lounge for providing the venue and complementary drinks and finger food on the night. Thanks to Rachel Fox Photography, for providing us with great images of the evening.