Dunloy and Drumaheagles news and events

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This year marks the 60th anniversary of Dunloy Accordion Band.

The band has been very busy throughout the year with many special events. One of the highlights, still to come, will be the band’s 60 th anniversary celebration dinner in Galgorm Manor on Saturday 22nd October at 7pm.

Were you or have you ever been a member of the accordion band since its inception in 1956? Or maybe you are a fan or a friend of the band? If so, the band would love you to get in touch and come along to celebrate this milestone with the band on the evening.

Providing musical entertainment after the four-course meal are the very popular ‘Freefall’, who play music to suit all ages. Tickets for the event are priced at £35 per head and are selling fast.

Tickets can be purchased from any band member or by contacting Steve after 6pm on 07734870365.


Drumaheagles Young Defenders annual band parade which was held on 20th August. The band would like to thank all the local businesses for their support and donations, the PSNI, the public for their support on the night and throughout the year and the marshals. Also a big thanks to Dervock Young Defenders who lead the parade and all the bands who attended on the night.

There was a good crowd of spectators and a friendly and family atmosphere around the parade. A grand total of £4,238 was raised on the night.