It has been announced that Carrick-on-Shannon will represent Ireland at the European Festival of the Lake in Iseo, which is located in northern Italy. The festival will run from May 24-June 2.

This unique event was created in order to promote and develop the lake environment and the exploration of its characteristics and it is expected that up to 60,000 will attend the fourth annual festival.

Dromod resident Nicoletta Pantano will be in attendance and will be exhibiting all that Leitrim has to offer to overseas visitors as well as local produce and crafts.

Situated only hour from Bergamo in northern Italy, Iseo has one of the most beautiful waterways in Italy and over the coures of the week team racing, rowing, sailing, fishing and music will all feature heavily……

Leitrim Observer 17/05/2013 Read the article ‘Carrick to represent Ireland at Festival of the Lake in Italy’