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Join Macra at the Dogs this Weekend

23 November 2015
Join Macra at the Dogs this Weekend

Macra na Feirme are hosting an exciting night of betting, music and craic this Saturday, the 28th November in six Irish Greyhound Board venues, Curraheen, Cork; Galway; Limerick; Mullingar; Newbridge, Kildare; and Kilcohan, Waterford. Macra’s ‘Social Night at the Dogs’ will include entertainment at each venue on the night as well as “after parties” for Macra members.

After Party Details

Limerick: After party in McGettigans, Limerick City. There will be a competition for the best dressed male and female. Fogarty's Pharmacy and Limerick Macra will have a hamper for the winners.

Cork: Entertainment will be provided at the greyhound stadium by the Kieran Kramer band. There will be a prize for the 'best dressed' male and female which will be kindly judged by Queen of the land Christine Buckley and runner up Mags Kelleher.

Newbridge: Afterparty takes place in Blue Room of Time Venue, Naas. All Macra members have free entry to Time and private area with our own DJ, bar and smoking area. Kildare Macra have also secured a b&b deal in the Osprey Hotel (same premises as Time) which is 160euro for 2 people sharing. Ask for Helen or Liz in reservations when booking. Prizes for the Most Stylish Man and Woman will win gift sets from Gerry Browne Jewellers in Portlaoise as well as a €50 voucher each for Kildare Village.

Waterford: Sinnotts Bar in the city centre will be the place to off load all your winnings on the night! Entry is free and we can boogy until the small hours. Prize for Most Stylish Man and Most Stylish Woman on the night will be three months membership each of the Tower Hotel's leisure facilities.

Galway:  The Quays bar will be the place to be where we've organised a reduced entry fee of only €5 (usually €10) to get in to the band playing there if we are there before 11.15 ...and we'll even have our own reserved area. Super prizes have been confirmed for Most Stylish Male and Female competition in Galway on the 28th. €50 voucher each for Anthony Ryans. A huge thank you to them for their kind sponsorship.

Mullingar: The Greville Arms Hotel have the Ulysses bar (which is on the first floor) reserved for everyone planning on continuing the party!! There will be a prize for the best dressed male and female. Both prizes sponsored by The Greville Arms.

Tickets are €10.00 and can be purchased at the Macra entry stile.  On entry, each member will receive a voucher which will entitle them to a 10% reduction on fast food purchases.