Creggan Bealtaine Event Rescheduled for Tonight

Published: 3rd May, 2023

Creggan Bealtaine Event Rescheduled for Wednesday 3rd May

Organisers behind Creggan's Bealtaine celebrations have announced that the event has been rescheduled and will now take place tonight.

A spokesperson for Féile said 'So much work has gone into the planning of this event by local sports groups, schools and community organisations. Due to adverse weather conditions forecast for Thursday night, we have made the decision to reschedule the event. Glorious sunshine is forecast for tonight while tomorrow night's forecast is wet and windy. In the interests of the enjoyment of participants and residents, the event will now take place tonight.'

The Bealtaine parade will leave St Mary's Youth Club, Fanad Drive at 7.30pm tonight and proceed through the streets of Creggan. The parade route is as follows - Fanad Drive - Central Drive - Linsfort Drive -  Inveroe - Lislane Drive - Iniscairn Road - Fanad Drive - Broadway - Leenan Drive - Greenwalk.  A spectacular music and fire display at Greenwalk will bring the event to a close. The fire display is due to begin at 9.30pm.

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