The Launch of the Cork Dry Gin Calves Week took place at Blackrock Castle tonight (Wed). The highly anticipated event, to be run by Schull Harbour Sailing Club, is just over fourteen weeks away and will commence with an opening reception and Skippers Briefing at the Fastnet Marine Centre on August 5th and the first Round the Islands Race will take place on Tuesday 6th. The series will finish on Friday, August 9th with the final race from Schull to the Fastnet Rock and back. This year there will be a cap of sixty on the number of boats competing so early entry is advisable.
The overall presentation of prizes, and live entertainment will take over Schull Main Street each evening. The festival will feature nightly fun and live entertainment around the village for both adults and children and will culminate with the closing ceremony on August 9th.