On Thursday last the festival was launched in The Cotton Mill in Portlaw. This was a lovely evening and a great start to the weekend. Last night we went along to the Harvest Walk & "Crotty the Robber" the specially commissioned play written by Martina Collender up at Coumshingaun Lake. The weather was ideal for the occasion. A crowd in excess of 200 made the short hike up to the lake where we were greeted by Richie Walsh the MC for the evening. The play itself was top class. Afterwards there was "chai and chat" and then the walk back down the mountain. We thoroughly enjoyed the evening and look forward to whats to come next year.
Tonight were heading to Curraghmore House to see Mary Black who will be supported by Kila and Rue De La Coup. The weather is holding up well so it promises to be a great night.
Tomorrow the festival comes to close with a treasure hunt in Stradbally, circle dance workshop in Kilrossanty, eco fairy tales in Kilmacthomas, a flora walk at Harneys Cross and the gala finale in the Copper Coast Geo Park.
There really is something for everyone at the Comeragh Wild festival. For more info check out www.comeraghswild.com