Sunday, 20th May 2018
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Duck and drakes have what it takes for FoodFest

"Our little ducks and drakes have been training very hard for the Duck Race in Davitt's Quay scheduled for 3pm this Saturday April 21st at West Waterford FoodFest in aid of Helvick Lifeboat Station" said Duck Race organizer RoseAnn Foley.

"But some of them have a mind of their own and they have taken to appearing in shop windows around the town" she says. "If you can find that little duck, take a photo and post it on FB. The first to do so each day will be given an RNLI key ring!" she continued.

Over six hundred and sixty-three excited little ducks are training for the race.

There are prizes for big and small ducks. Each duck costs €3 or two for €5 and they can be bought at local businesses and from the RNLI stall near Dungarvan Harbour Sailing Club (DHSC) at the festival".

Austin Flynn, Hon Community Safety Officer with Helvick Lifeboat will conduct a free lifejacket clinic between 1-3pm at the RNLI stall by DHSC also.

"Bring your jacket along for advice on the importance of choice, fit and maintenance. A lifejacket will buy you vital time in the water and could save your life, but only if you're wearing it" said Austin.

See us on Facebook: RNLI Dungarvan and Helvick Head Fundraising Branch.

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