The Dungloe Band.
The band are heading to the Big Apple to march in the St Patrick’s Day Parade in New York and Bayonne.
And to coincide with the visit they have signed with the diaspora linking
“We are hoping to link up with the Rosses diaspora in Bayonne as part of a programme out there called Connecting Our Forebears from the Emerald Isle,” Frances Boyle, chairperson of the Dungloe Band.
“We have supplied
“This list will be used as a registrar for people in Bayonne and New York to check out and to see if there are any family connections.“We are marching in the Bayonne Parade on
“Hopefully we will meet and make connections with people out there and make links with
The Bayonne Parade is on the day after St Patrick’s Day. On St Patrick’s Day, the Dungloe band on their first trip to New
“It is a first time for the band to visit New York and first time to take part in the parade and it will be a proud moment for members marching up Fifth Avenue.”
The band committee
“The band members are all paying for their own accommodation but we still need funds to cover transport, flights and additional band equipment and uniforms,” chairperson of the band Frances Boyle, told the Democrat.
The first of the last three fundraising table quizzes is in Beady’s Bar, in Dungloe, on Friday night (February 9th).
The band members are also looking forward to participating in the Bayonne parade.
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