Donnybrook Fair


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Donnybrook Fair

former annual Dublin county fair; famous for rioting and dissipation. [Irish Hist.: NCE, 784]
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The revelation came just days after US-based Monsignor John Delaney, originally from Crossboyne, Co Mayo, won [euro]500,000 on a EuroMillions Quick-Pick ticket at the nearby Donnybrook Fair in Malahide.
The retired cleric, originally from Farmhill, Crossboyne, in Co Mayo, but now based in Florida, bought the winning quick pick ticket in Donnybrook Fair in Malahide while he was home for the holidays.
The aim of the Donnybrook Fair Cookery School is to focus on expanding the customer's knowledge around food, the importance of sourcing fresh food locally, seasonality and nutrition.
Since its launch at Northern Ireland's Balmoral Show in May 2008, it has gone from selling its artisan yoghurts via an honesty box in the farm office to achieving listings in Tesco, Sainsbury's, Asda and Henderson Group (a Spar retailer) in Northern Ireland, as well as highend retailer Donnybrook Fair in the Irish Republic.
AMATEUR Shane Ryder received a 28-day ban for "an injudicious ride, failing to ride to instructions, and making insufficient effort" on 2-1 favourite Donnybrook Fair, who came from behind to finish fourth in the bumper at Cork on Saturday.
The retired cleric, who is originally from Mayo but now based in Florida, bought the winning quick pick in Donnybrook Fair in Malahide, Dublin.
The winning tickets were sold in the Tesco store on the Limerick Road in Newcastle West, Co Limerick, and in Donnybrook Fair, Malahide.
The biggest jackpot prize in Dublin was in October 2010 when a ticket sold in Donnybrook Fair, in the south of the city won [euro]16.
October 23, 2010 - [euro]16,390,239 One winning ticket - Dublin man sharing with his family Selling shop: Donnybrook Fair, Donnybrook, Dublin
A Dublin man who bought his winning ticket in the Donnybrook Fair store scooped EUR16,390,239 - the third largest jackpot since the Lotto began in 1988.
One punter had pounds 1,000 each-way on Donnybrook Fair in this race and he looked sure to collect when the second favourite loomed up three furlongs out.