DURROW SCARECROW FESTIVAL: DDF will have a specialised award in this years scarecrow festival. The award which started last year saw Erkindale Drive winning same with their fantastic display of Scarecrows and this year DDF will continue the Local Community Award
A prize of โ‚ฌ200 will be awarded to the best area for displaying scarecrows. A minimum of ten scarecrows must be on display to be considered for this award. There is no separate entry required, the judges will consider each area in their judging process. The Square, Old Esso Station and any DDF Display Scarecrows will be excluded from this judging process. Areas will be judged as follows: Cork Road and Patrick Street, Barnhill and Carrigan Street, Erkindale Drive, Swan Road, St. Fintanโ€™s Terrace, Mill Road to include Green Display Area, Derry Road, Chapel Street and Mary Street, Sean Doire and Derry Wood.
Plans are underway already for the 2017 festival and Durrow Development Forum will be looking for volunteers. We will post notices on the newsletter and on facebook seeking assistance. Any new ideas and any community involvement will be of great benefit to both DDF and the community as a whole.