14 Aug 2022

Leitrim Gaels Duck Derby

The annual Duck Derby took place on Sunday afternoon last at the locks in Battlebridge.

The winners were: Sean Bruen €150, Ciara Kelly €100, Micheal Noone €50, Mary McGovern €25, Hugh Reynolds €25. There was over 700 ducks sold. Thanks to all those who sold and to those who bought ducks.

Thanks to John Casey for organising the ducks for the race, Enda McDonagh for the sound system and to Waterways Ireland for allowing the race to take place. There was a draw for all sellers who sold a full card. The winners were David Bruen and Brian Goldrick who received €50 each.

Others who sold full cards were Rynn Family, Aaron O'Callaghan, Dhani Keane, Flynn Family, Noeleen Geoghegan, Stephen Goldrick, Donegan Family, John Casey, Conor McLoughlin, Paddy Keane, Whitney Family, Michael Connolly, Jamie Walsh, Jonathan Moffatt, Mal Guckian and Eunan Tracey.

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