The Wicklow Regatta Festival is well underway as the Regatta Queen was chosen on Saturday night, Speaking at the event Joanne Costello said;
“We’re happy to announce that The Wicklow Regatta Festival is now well under way and it’s great to be back! We’re delighted to crown the new Regatta Queen Alex Ludgate this evening and we’d like to thank the finalists Leah Kavanagh and Holly McGee for entering as well our outgoing queens, Casey Kelly and Angelica Einstein for their work since 2018! It’s great to have the tradition continue. We would like to thank our sponsors for the Regatta Queen contest, JJ Jewellers, Niall Andrea and all the girls at Care Plus Pharmacy Wicklow, SarahMarie Howes of Pretty and Pampered, Christina Clarkin of MX-3 and Eoghan Whelan and the staff of the Jailers Rest Cafe.
This is a community based festival and the small committee are all volunteers who give up their time and skills for free for the benefit of the community. We try to make as many of our events as possible free to attend and are totally reliant on donations to stage them. It can be a tricky situation as we can’t book acts or services until we know how much money we have. To that end we rely heavily on donations, sponsorship and the festival program so we would encourage to you buy it! Don’t forget the program also gives free entry to two draws! With the move away from cash we’ve had to look at fundraising online so thank you to everyone that contributed to our online donation page: https://bit.ly/3z4dRfd
We’re constantly looking at ways to enhance the festival by adding new events and we’re always open to suggestions, or to work with local clubs and organisations, insurance permitting! Volunteers and helpers are always welcome so if there is an event that you would like to help out with let us know.”
Keep an eye on our social media and website – wicklowregtta.com, for updates on what’s happening in the coming days.
If you would like to contribute towards the running of this year’s Wicklow Regatta Festival, please just click the following link to make a donation – thank you for your support: https://bit.ly/3z4dRfd