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Monthly Archives: July 2009

Good Afternoon, Good Morning, Good Evening….

Cameroon, New South Wales, Melbourne, Steinfurt, Berlin, The Nederlands, Rome, Dublin, Cork, Glasgow, Ayrshire, Buckinghamshire….our online visitors really do span the globe, website visits were up over 30% this Gala Week. Welcome to our site, wherever you may be from, we hope you enjoy it’s content and maybe we’ll see you here in Portaferry someday […]

More Float Pictures now online

Five pages full of Float Pictures, enjoy !

Thanks Portaferry !

As Bugs Bunny would say…That’s all Folks” – thanks so much for all your support over the past week – weather not being the best – it was fantastic to see so many families out enjoying themselves at events throughout Gala 2009. Now…to address a question which has been about a lot this week “Is […]

Well Done Brendan and the Coach Crew

Congrats to the Coach Inn Float – winners of the 2009 Po. For five pages of Float Pictures, click here.

Fancy Dress

Ok, so I HAD to tempt fate by saying last night was the wettest in years… Thanks so much to everyone who stayed around when the rain came down on the Fancy Dress in the Square, the sun was splitting the skies during the parade, but…wow….did it bucket when we got to the square, results […]

Kick Boxing on the Square

Die Mauer ist offen…and so are the Heavens !

Wow ! It’s been a good few years since the Gala Square had a downfall like the one we saw tonight (well, OK, 2005, when the Ferry FM mast was hit by lightening comes close..) Following a Kick Boxing Display and with black clouds over the Square and the rain pouring down, the German Visitors […]

Webcam Live Float Night

Tell friends and family abroad, Float Night will be live on the Gala Webcam. (Weather Permitting, so will the Fancy Dress on Friday Afternoon)

Soap Box Race

This afternoon saw the every popular Soap Box Races take to the “track” Anne Street was lined with spectators cheering everyone one. A few tumbles and a few near misses of the crowds toes !!! Pictures of the event are online now, click here.

Ye Will, Ye Will, Ye Will

“Uncle Hugo”  broadcasting from the Square, Thursday afternoon, live on BBC Radio Ulster.