Eileen Aroon 2005 Winners 


Festival Queen

Participants – Claire Atkinson; Louise Byrne; Lisa Deacon, Shona Hayes; Vanessa Kehoe and Tracy Nolan who was chosen as our Miss Eileen Aroon 2005

Particular thanks to all sponsors, adjudicators and Ladies Committee for their continued hard work. 

Battle of the Bands

Participants - Bathing Ape; Avila; Stake Out and The Motives.

Winners – Best Original Song - The Motives with White Kids

- Overall Winner Stake Out 

Live and Loud Rock Bands Showcase

Bunclody Rocks, Stake Out and Avila – well done to all!

Pub Theatre

Pat Connaghton, Niall O Muiri, Fran Stephenson, Denny Finn, Eamon Cowman, Marie Dunne, Catherine Finn, Josephine Byrne, and Pat Cowman and all the back stage crew – excellent entertainment. Hope it will become an annual event!

Children’s Days

Enjoyed by all. Mural painting in Meadowlands, face painting, Fancy Dress, Disco and FUN. Who could ask for more. Thanks to all who made both days such a success. 

Dog Show.

45 entries! Marvellous for a first attempt. Very well organised. Thanks to Marika Mahon and all who helped her, especially the judges that travelled from Gorey and of course the sponsors. It was Marika’s baby from the first. We are looking forward to next years Dog Show already!

Family Fun Cycle.

Very well supported. Thanks to Majella and all who helped and took park. Thanks to sponsors.

Five a-side-street Tug of War

Participants – Meadowlands, Redmond’s, Kehoe’s, and Lennon’s

Overall winners - Lennon’s; runners up Kehoe’s

Thanks to Donie Kinsella, Eilish Kavanagh and Paddy Murphy and all who took part and helped in any way.

Car Treasure Hunt

Winners – 1st Larrissey family; 2nd Heather Deacon-Rothwell; 3rd Stephenson family.

Thanks to sponsors - Esso, Pat & Eilish Connaughton and all who took part.

Monster Concert.

First Annual Eileen Aroon Concert- great night’s entertainment in Meadowlands.

Enjoyed by all.

Thanks to Kitty Mahon, Helen O’Grady, Tom Mahon, all who provided the entertainment, or helped in any way to make the night such a success.

Pub Quiz

Participating teams – Millrace, Sinnott’s, O’Connor’s, Lennon’s, Kehoe’s and overall winners Redmond’s.

Thanks to all who took part and who supported the Pub Quiz to Gerry & Rory Kinsella, Meave Martin for their help and Liam Martin for his continued support of this popular event.

Pub Talent

Participating pubs – Lennon’s, Redmond’s, Meadowlands and Kehoe’s

Thanks to all the participants who provided such wonderful entertainment and the adjudicators Dick Gibson and Jim Byrne .

Winners – Best Act Patrick Davitt (Meadowlands)

Best Compère Michael Kehoe (Meadowlands)

Runners Up Kehoe’s

Overall Winners Meadowlands