The Programme of Events for next weekend’s Relay for Life Donegal have been released.
Thousands are expected to descend on LYIT to raise funds for cancer research by remembering those who have died from cancer while celebrating those that have survived it.
The full list of events are listed below:
SAT 25TH MAY AT LYIT
3.30pm – 5.30pm
SURVIVOR AND CARER REGISTRATION
WELCOMING AND OPENING CEREMONY
SURVIVORS LAP FOLLOWED BY CARERS LAP & TEAM PARADE
7 – 10.30 pm
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT including Jimmy Buckley, Lisa McHugh, Robert Mizzell, Johnny Brady,Grainne Gavigan,Sailor Bill,Arcanadh Kim Dickinson, Lee Mulhern, Donegal Tenors, Maire Brennan, Mairead Ni Maonaigh
10.30pm – 11pm
11 – 12 pm
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT by Sontas
SUN 26TH MAY AT LYIT
Midnight – 7.30am
NIGHT TIME FUN including Celtic Tiger, Anne Biddie, Paul McCahill, Richie Remo, DJ Scoop
DAWN CHORUS MASS with Scoil Mhuire Gan Small Choir
7.30am – 9am
MORNING EXERCISE AND LIVE ENTERTAINMENT with Mr Motivator, Alec Black and Stack of Barley
GOSPEL HOUR BROADCAST LIVE ON HIGHLAND including Survivor Choir, Colmcille Choir, Relay Choir, Charlie McGettigan
ECUMENICAL SERVICE BROADCAST LIVE HIGHLAND
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT ON THE STAGE including Jackie Sharkey, Ian Smith, Paul Kelly, Simon Peters, David Craig, Brian Kerrigan, Seamus McGee, Sneak Preview, Trevor Loughrey, Ryan Turner Band, Shane McLoughlin
1 pm – 4pm
HEALTH FAIR OPENS
5.20pm – 6 pm
FINALE AND CLOSING CEREMONY
Meanwhile tonight (Tuesday) in the Orchard Inn, Letterkenny - Letterkenny Music Society will host a music and entertainment quiz in support of Relay for Life. The quiz gets underway at 9.30pm
The Green Leaf Garden Centre members have used their unique creativity to support Relay for Life Dongegal. 'Wiggy', the re-cycled cyclist, is the invention of Michael Parkinson and members of the Green Leaf Garden Centre.
The team have also created the 'Fight back Tree' which will be a centre piece of the Relay for Life event next week-end. According to Michael Parkinson 'everyone enjoyed getting involved and making a contribution to the Relay event'.