Wednesday, 20th June 2018
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Biggest Waterford Country Fair ever!

GLORIOUS weather on Sunday spurred thousands to pack into their cars and head for Curraghmore for what was the biggest and best Waterford Country Fair on record.

From early morning, cars and jeeps with horse boxes arrived and hundreds of cars made their way across the dusty path down towards Curraghmore for what was a magical, mystical day with funds raised going to Make A Wish Ireland.

Very early, provisional estimates suggest that at least 5,000 people attended.

The Make A Wish volunteers greeted festival-goers as they lined into the venue from 10am. Regional Co-ordinator, Trisha Quinn, was delighted with the reception they received.

"This was a great family day out and it was a fantastic opportunity for us to chat with people and make them aware of the work we do.

"It truly is a magical setting and the feedback from the public was just great. The weather really helped and everyone was in festival form."

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Biggest Waterford Country Fair ever!

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