Olympic Torch Relay Day in front of Enniskillen Castle
Friday, 25 May 2012
Fermanagh welcomes the Olympic Torch with an Outdoor Family Fun Day in front of Enniskillen Castle on Tuesday, 5 June 2012.
The Olympic Torch Relay Day event will take place from 11.00am to 2.00pm.
It will consist of family fun with lots of free children's activities including:
Face painting & Balloon modelling
A Junior Olympic Games on the Broadmeadow
You will be able to view the Olympic Torch for a 10 minute period between 12.00 noon and 1.00pm. (It has been programmed to be on public view between 12.20pm and 12.30pm but these times are approximately and subject to change.)
Admission is free and all are welcome.
The journey through Fermanagh is part of the Torch’s 8,000 mile journey around the UK on its way to the Olympic Stadium. On the 27 July 2012, the Olympic Torch will be used to light the Olympic Cauldron at the Opening Ceremony.
Full details of the Olympic Torch route throughout Irvinestown and Enniskillen are as follows:
Irvinestown 11.28 Torch arrives (Tummery Road)
11.36 Main Street
11.44 Torch leaves (Mill Street)
12.03 Torch arrives – Irvinestown Road
12.08 Belmore Street
12.14 Townhall Street (The Diamond)
12.15 Hall’s Lane (Enniskillen Library)
12.16 Queen Street
12.20 Enniskillen Castle (Family Fun event in front of Enniskillen Castle 11am – 2pm)
13.22 Wellington Road
13.30 Dublin Road
13.35 Torch leaves – Celtic Park
The local Torch Bearers are;
Derek and Yvonne Bowles
The Torch Bearers attended a Chairman’s Reception in the Townhall to mark this once in a lifetime opportunity. They were chosen for their service to the community or as ambassadors for youth and sport.
For more information, please contact:
Keith Collen Executive Officer - Sports and Recreation Leisure, Development and Arts
Fermanagh District Council