INTERNATIONAL FORGE-IN THE MAJOR MAGNET ON BIG WEEKEND FOR NORTH MONAGHAN

24 June 2011 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The International Forge-In Festival that will attract some of the world’s leading artist blacksmiths and a large retinue of aficionados to Monaghan Town over the forthcoming weekend is but one of a number of outstanding attractions taking place in the North Monaghan area.
Scotstown on Sunday is the focus for the National Road Racing Cycling Championships, with some of the leading exponents of the sport in the country being put to the test over a challenging 175 km circuit. Emyvale Cycling Club have also instigated an exciting programme of events for the weekend ahead.
Contingent to Monaghan celebrations of the ‘art of the anvil’ will be a major busking festival, with some of the country’s top street musicians gathering in Monaghan Town to entertain the large crowds that are anticipated to assemble in the main thoroughfares of the county capital.
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