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Lough Eske Castle launches 2019 Christmas Food Appeal

Join the team at Lough Eske Castle for the annual charity event on December 1st

Lough Eske Castle launches 2019 Christmas Food Appeal

Children of staff here at the castle; Donal Cox, General Manager at Lough Eske Castle, Gareth Ferry, of Kavanagh’s Supervalu and Frank O’Donnell SVP

This Sunday, December 1st will see Lough Eske Castle launch its annual Christmas food appeal and Christmas light switch-on event. The Castle invites everyone to help support the local Society of St Vincent de Paul by bringing non-perishable food, such as tinned soups, pasta and sauces, to feed local Donegal families in need during the festive period.

“The Society of St Vincent de Paul provides invaluable support for families across Donegal and we are pleased to be supporting this great work once again,” said Donal Cox, General Manager of Lough Eske Castle.

“We’ve had fantastic success with previous appeals and would like to invite the Donegal community to once again join us in making Christmas special for everyone this year.” 

The Castle is working alongside Kavanagh’s Supervalu in Donegal and both locations will be collecting food items from Sunday 1st December until 24th December for this deserving cause. 

Sunday the 1st of December not only marks the launch of Lough Eske Castle’s charity drive, but will also see the annual light switch-on ceremony with performances by Tirconaill Youth Choir and a Children’s Disco.

The Switch-On commences at 5pm. The winner of the Castle’s annual story writing competition this year is Isabella McHugh from St. Macartan’s National School in Bundoran  who will be crowned The Princess of the Castle – The Princess will be treated to a Chocolate Christmas Tea Party with her family and classmates on the day. 

Don’t forget the camera for some fantastic photo opportunities – visitors might even catch one of Santa Claus himself!

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