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Flaming Arrow VIII
ASPIRE centre, Clara House, Clara, Co. Offaly.
Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd May 2015


Hear Ye, Hear Ye, the Shire of Glen Rathlin is proud to announce that it is once more hosting Flaming Arrow. We are running it again as a full weekend full of fun archery shoots, good food and merriment.

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Dates: 1st to 3rd May 2015

Site: Aspire Centre, Clara House, Clara, Co. Offaly (Site is discreetly wet)

Cost: Adult – Weekend w. bunk: €45 (Bedding provided)
(Please note that all bunks are now fully booked and there is a waiting list)
Adult – Weekend w. Crashspace/Camping: €30 (No bedding provided)
Adult – Day-trip w. Feast: €20
Children under 5: Free (if no bed is needed)

Please make euro cheques payable to “SCA - Eplaheimr” and send to the autocrat. Reservations must be confirmed with full payment or 'flight/ferry booking confirmation' within 4 weeks of booking for the event.

Autocrat & Marshal in Charge: Pól Ó Briain (MKA Paul O'Brien)
Address: 10 Arindale, Maghaberry, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland. BT67 0SY
Phone: +44 (0) 77 1536 8726
E-mail: FA_Autocrat@GlenRathlin.org

Head Cook: Agnes La Verte (MKA Nina Shiel)
E-mail: FA_HeadCook@GlenRathlin.org


Times Activty
Friday
18:00 Site Opens & setup
18:00 Kit Inspections / Archery Practice
Saturday
09:00 Range setup
10:00 Field Shoot & Royal Round
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Royal Round
16:00 William Tell/Poppin Jay Shoot
17:30 Court
18:15 Feast setup
18:30 Feast
22:00 Merriment
Sunday
09:30 Range setup
10:00 Western Round
14:00 Site Tidy up
16:00 Site closed

Time table is subject to change.


Already booked

Getting to the site:
Car:
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Buses:
  • Route 20 (Dublin - Galway via Athlone) stops in Kilbeggan. This is the closest pick-up spot. Please indicate in your booking or arrange with the event steward before the event begins if you require a pick-up/drop-off.** DO NOT GET THE 20X** This service is non-stop to Athlone (from Dublin) or Dublin (from Athlone) along the M6.
  • Route 73 (Athlone - Waterford) stops in Clara village. The bus stop is a short walk from the site, however if weather or mobility are unfavourable pick-up can be arranged before the event begins.

  • Train:
    Clara is served by the Galway and Westport train from Dublin and the station is in easy walking distance from Clara House.  

    *Please note that Glen Rathlin's cancelling policy applies. For more details please see here