Launch of Ballyshannon 400th anniversary celebrations to take place on Saturday

jimhigginsThe launch of the 400th anniversary celebrations of the town of Ballyshannon will take place tonight (Saturday) in the Abbey Centre at 8pm.

To mark Ireland's oldest town, a special week long celebration will take place from the 5th to 11th of August to include events from archival exhibitions to  guided walks through the town

Tonight will see the launch of an online promotional video and DVD to include all the major events taking place in August.

MEP Jim Higgins is officially launching the celebrations - he says its the town's people should be very proud:

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