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The Gathering 2013

Amongst the Limerick events already proposed include an international 'limericks' festival, a world clay pigeon shoot, a Limerick Choral Festival, a walking tour of Limerick to incorporate culture, food, history and music, a Fleadh Gathering in Castletroy, a Fitzgerald clan gathering in Adare and an international harp festival in our home village of Castleconnell as well as a number of parish reunions.

The Gathering is gaining momentum with a number of well-known Irish personalities pledging their support, including Munster and Irish rugby star Paul O’Connell, and actors Pierce Brosnan and Liam Neeson.


John Enright Gathering in Castleconnell

John Enright was an iconic flycasting world champion from Castleconnell in 1890 - our festival will commemorate this.

Spey Flycasting is by far and away the most popular flycasting event worldwide and so the John Enright Flycasting Festival will be as follows:
·          Daytime - Registration and Competitor Practice Sessions
·          Evening - Entertainment at the Castleoaks House Hotel
·          Daytime - Flycasting lessons for children, adults and professionals, Spey Flycasting Qualifying Competition
·          Evening - Entertainment (in 1800s garb!)
·          Daytime – Flycasting Competition Finals
·          Evening – Presentation of Prizes at Castleoaks Hotel, dinner for participants and guests