Pig trotters on the run at Carnlough

n Darwin Gaston, Diarmuid Hamill and Gareth Black.

AIR Ambulance NI will benefit from Carnlough Vintage Society’s highly successful Pig Racing, which this year moved from its usual track on Front Street to the Harbour car park, attracting a record crowd.

Carnlough Vintage Society would like to sincerely thank all those who sponsored races, and the following who contributed generously to the event: Carnlough Service Station, Waterfall Bar, Spar, Mace, The Galley, Hungry Jacks, Harbour Lights, A&R McSparron, A McKillop, Dragon Sun, Marine Cafe, Cheng Du, The Glencloy Inn, The Bridge Inn, The Londonderry Arms Hotel, Twilight Cofee and Bunkhouse, Black Brothers, UFU Larne, GB Electrics, Magherafelt, and Padraig O’Kane, auctioneer.

n Lyle and Brian Love, Magherafelt. :

It’s thanks also to CP Hire for the loan of the barriers; Ballyprint and GMV Graphics for sponsoring the banners; Bernard Black for producing the posters, and St John’s PS for printing the programme; NI Fire and Rescue Service First Aiders who were in attendance; those who sold and bought pigs; all the volunteers; all those who turned up to support this very worthy cause, and Austin Short, who trained the runners and riders.

The commentator was Carnlough’s Michael McSparron.

n Some of the hardworking volunteers. :

Next up for the Carnlough Vintage Society is its annual Heritage Day, to be held in the village on Saturday, August 3.


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