Castle Grove Hotel invites four-legged guests to first ever dog show

first_imgThe team at Castle Grove Country House Hotel outside Letterkenny will be welcoming many tail-wagging guests to a fundraising dog competition for Donegal Animals in Need this Saturday.We’ve got the treats in, the water bowls filled and there might even be the odd squeaky toy hiding in the gardens! This week at Castle Grove we are getting ready to welcome a range of very special guests to the hotel – of the four legged variety!On 26th of August we are very excited to be hosting our very first dog show in aid of Donegal Animals in Need. With prizes to be won in categories such as ‘Best Trick Dog’ and ‘Best Owner Lookalike Dog’ the day promises to be hugely enjoyable for canine enthusiasts and man’s best friend alike. Starting at 2pm, food and beverages will be on sale throughout the day and weather permitting, a selection of Castle Grove gourmet hotdogs, burgers and chicken skewers will be sizzling on the barbeque. There will also be a range of fun prizes and raffles with all proceeds going to Animals in Need.General admission is free to the event so please feel free to bring along your fur baby, safely secured on his or her leash, to sniff out some Saturday fun and if they’re really lucky – a juicy sausage from that barbeque!Noel Friel will be our guest judge on the day and he’ll have the tough task of looking for the best in category of small, medium and large dogs. Entry to the competition is only €10 with all proceeds going a long way towards supporting the fantastic work done by Animals in Need. We would ask you to register in advance as we’re expecting a pack of beautiful Donegal pooches and space will be limited.So, if you own a stylish sheepdog, a tenacious terrier or a pretty Pug, bring them along to strut their stuff on the green at Castle Grove. You know they’re woof it!NOTE – A huge Thank you to our sponsors who are helping with this event:Noel Friel – Guest JudgeVictoria Mc KinneyDeelside Boarding KennelsElite Pet Styling AcademyGary’s Pet WorldBrian LK PetsHomeland (Donegal Creameries ) Letterkenny StoresCastle Grove Hotel invites four-legged guests to first ever dog show was last modified: August 21st, 2017 by Castle GroveShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:castle grove country house hoteldog showdonegal animals in needeventslast_img read more

Alaska News Nightly April 17 2015

first_imgStories are posted on the APRN news page. You can subscribe to APRN’s newsfeeds via email, podcast and RSS. Follow us on Facebook at and on Twitter @aprn.Download AudioKey Issues Linger As Legislative Session’s End Closes InAlexandra Gutierrez, APRN – JuneauThe Alaska State Legislature is scheduled to gavel out on Sunday, before the stroke of midnight. But many of the issues lawmakers have delved into – the budget, Medicaid, marijuana – are still unsettled. APRN’s Alexandra Gutierrez joins us to talk about what the end game for the legislative session looks like.Arctic Priorities Questioned on Eve of U.S. Chairmanship Liz Ruskin, APRN – Washington DCThe United States assumes chairmanship of the Arctic Council next week, kicking off a two-year window to assert American priorities in the region. The U.S. and other member nations have committed to making the Arctic a “zone of peace.” But now, some Arctic watchers wonder if the U.S. needs to add an item to its Arctic priority list:  get tough with Russia.Refined Fuel Tax Measure Heads To Governor’s Desk Zachariah Hughes, KSKA – AnchorageThough discussion of new revenues hasn’t gone far in the Legislature this session, today the Senate passed a measure taxing refined fuels.Anchorage Church Officials Lead Rally For Medicaid Expansion Annie Feidt, APRN – AnchorageHundreds of Anchorage residents gathered in Cuddy Park Thursday night to rally for Medicaid expansion.  The event was organized by AFACT, Anchorage Faith & Action Congregations Together- a coalition of local churches. Organizers hope the rally will make a difference as lawmakers enter the final days of the legislative session.UAF To Cut Several Low-Enrollment Programs Dan Bross, KUAC – FairbanksThe repercussions of reduced state funding are hitting home at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Some academic programs are going away.AK: Fur FashionRachel Waldholz, KCAW – SitkaThis spring, Sitka artist Peter Williams took a trip to New York City, to show his work during fashion week.  A designer and marine mammal hunter, Williams makes everything from hats to earrings from sea otter and sealskin. He’s been trying to break into the lucrative fashion world for years. And he’s got a larger goal in mind: bringing Alaska Native designs to luxury buyers worldwide. Williams says that one way to save a traditional art form, is to create a market for it.49 Voices: Wayne ConstantineThis week, we’re hearing from Wayne Constantine, who is Athabascan and lives on a homestead on the Stony River.last_img read more