The Shane O Neills Ladies team who recently suffered a heartbreaking defeat in their recent All Ireland Intermediate Club Final, received a heroes welcome from the huge crowd present at the annual Camlough Village Christmas Light Switch On.

Shane O'Neill's Ladies at the big switch on in Camlough.
Shane O'Neill's Ladies at the big switch-on in Camlough.

Hundreds of young people and adults  give a rapturous applause to the Armagh & Ulster Club Champions. There was also a similar welcome for Santa Claus and his team of Elves provided by the local Youth Club.The Camlough Brass & Reed Band and the Choir of St Malachys Primary School provided the festive music and song. There was also a Funfair in the grounds of the old school.

Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, Councillor Roisin Mulgrew speaking from the event commended all involved "This has been a wonderful night of family festive fun for us all. Many thanks to all who helped make this such a joyful occasion. The Camlough Community Association are to be congratulated for their ongoing work focusing on building community confidence, cohesion, self esteem and well being".

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