Latest Laois Event: Mountrath goes for tropical Hawaiian theme for fundraiser

Latest Laois Event: Mountrath goes for tropical Hawaiian theme for fundraiser

Mountrath goes back to 1980’s for fundraising disco

The Mountrath Festival Committee are bringing the 80s back for a fun Hawaii themed disco. Eddie Kirwan’s marquee will be turned into an 80s Hawaii getaway on Saturday 19th of August to help raise funds for new Christmas lights for the town.

The Mountrath Festival Committee 

The Committee headed by local Cllr James Kelly expects a massive turnout on the night with DJ Paul K taking to the decks ”The Mountrath Festival Committee fundraising drive continues with an Carribean styled disco in Eddie Kirwans on Saturday 19th August.The commitee really appreciate the support of the community as all monies raised go towards Mountraths Christmas lights. We are always seeking to improve our Christmas Lights in the town and with the great work of our committee and the support of local businesses we will continue to do so.’ Cllr James Kelly Chairperson said and added ‘We were delighted with the response we received last year, the whole community came out to support us. It takes alot of money to upgrade and keep our Christmas Lights every year and we have plans for new lights in new locations but we can’t do it without our community contineous support.’ 

DJ Paul K

The 80s disco is a ticketed event tickets cost €15 with a raffle planned for the night with lots of prizes.’What could be a better way to raise funds for our Christmas Lights then to have a Hawaiian inspired 80s disco. Hawaii Five-0 meets Mountrath.’ Julie Bennett PRO said and added ‘Organising events like these are hugely important, not only do the raise vital funds but they bring our community together. We look forward to another great night for everyone-doors open at 9pm so get there early.’

Some of our committee members and DJ at our 80s/90s disco last year

‘If you still haven’t got your tickets you can still buy some in Centra and Spar in Mountrath-but hurry you won’t want to miss out.’ Julie Bennett added.