First All-Ireland Sand Sculpting Competition

Ireland's first ever all-Ireland sand sculpting competition took place early August in Duncannon, Co. Wexford.

By Adam Farley, Deputy Editor
August / September 2016

The first ever All-Ireland sand sculpting competition will take place in August at the 30th annual Duncannon Sand Sculpting Festival on Duncannon Beach, Co. Wexford. Featuring both professional and amateur sand sculptors, fireworks, beach games, and live music, the competition will also try to break its own record for the number of sand angels created in a day, which they set last year at 405.

Commenting on the upcoming festival, Cathy Dowling, one of the festival’s organizers, said, “This festival is always fun filled, our emphasis is firmly on family fun and we ensure a program filled with wonderful activities for the locals and visitors to the village to enjoy with all of the events.” ♦

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