The tattoo took place in the square in Rathfriland, the bands taking part were at their best. The event was opened by Moneyslane Flute band then there was a mass pipe band made up of 5 local pipe bands Carson Memorial, Closkelt, Drumlough, Lisnamulligan, and Moneygore. The mass accordion band of Ardarragh and Legananny. It was then the turn of Pride of the Hill Flute Band and Kilkeel Silver Band. The crowd was entertained before the main event by Grallagh Unionist Flute Band. The compares arrived in style in a DeLorean and a rally car. The crowd were also entertained by a Harry Ferguson Tractor pull and Kathryn Stewart Highland Dance Display team. On the programme were two fantastic singers a fifteen-year-old Ellie Eve Frazer and a very talented young man for Sixmilecross Stephen Anderson who also led the crowd in some community singing. This event was a brilliant showcase of our culture and the marching band scene.
Well done to all involved.