THERE was a fantastic, friendly summer atmosphere in Narraghmore for the recent community barbecue, the first since Covid, with neighbours and friends having the opportunity to meet up and new residents getting the chance to get to know their neighbours.
Run by Narraghmore Development CLG the barbecue is an annual event, apart from when Covid intervened and is enjoyed buy some 200 residents of the area each year. It’s very much in the ethos of the Old Hardware, the community shop and café which has brought such a heart to the village.
It’s a real community event with lots of people chipping in, bringing along salads and tasty treats to accompany the meat offerings provided by the organisers.
Dave Reynolds and Eddie Smith were chief chefs on the day and were kept busy throughout the afternoon flipping burgers and ensuring the sausages were cooked through, but not burned
Villages Voices, the new local choir, had their inaugural performance at the event and got a great response from the crowd. Other locals also provided entertainment.
Many thanks to all the sponsors, particularly those who provided prizes for the raffle.