Excel Excavations Sponsor Mayo Day Balloon Race

One hundred Green and Red Balloons will be released on Sunday 1 May to celebrate the world wide Mayo.ie Mayo Day celebrations in Manchester. The Manchester based Excel Excavations have kindly sponsored the event as part of the Mayo Day Family fun celebrations at the Chorlton Irish Club at 2pm.

One Hindred Balloons are to be launched on the day, it is hoped the Ballons will reach all over the UK and across the water to Europe. if you find a Green and Red Balloon tweet a picture of its location for a chance to win £100. To purchase a balloon and a chance to win the £100 prize fund email mayomanchester@gmail.com they are priced £2 each or 10 for £15 with all funds raised being donated to help Keegan Academy Irish Dance School travelling to May for summer Tradfest in Ballina. They can also be purchased on the day.

Allan Sice the director of Excel Excavations commented "As a Mayo man working in Manchester I was delighted to get my company excel excavations involved in the world wide Mayo Day celebrations in Manchester. The balloon race sounds like great fun and I hope one finds its way back home to Ballinrobe."

The Fun Day runs from 2pm to 5pm at Chorlton Irish Club and features a bouncy castle, disco, face painting , a piping workshop from Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band and Irish Dance Display from Keegan Academy School of Irish Dancing. Admission is just £5 per family.