Thursday, June 06, 2019

Pictured at Harney’s of Dunhill for the launch of Who wants to be a Thousandaire? at the Greenway Manor Hotel on Thursday, June 13, at 7.30pm in aid of the Copper Coast Scout Group, Ballyscanlon project, from left, Elaine Walsh from an Duine Beag (exhibitor), Brea Roche from Bonmahon Joinery (exhibitor), Pat Hartley from Hartley Seafoods (one of 50 and counting advertisers) and Eoin McMahon (deputy group leader Copper Coast Scout Group). Thanks to Harneys of Dunhill for hosting the launch and also for Cupla Buchla that provided the music.

ON Thursday, June 13, the Copper Coast Scout group are bringing the hugely popular “Who wants to be a Thousandaire” to The Greenway Manor Hotel.

This show has attracted large audiences all over Ireland over the past seven years and is fast becoming the most popular source of fund-raising for schools and clubs.

Contestants are drawn from ticket sales and each contestant will play for €1,000. The show is fully computerised with 50/50, Ask the Audience and a brilliant video linked Phone a Friend. The questions and four possible answers are displayed on two 8ft x 6ft screens, one at each side of the stage.

The show, which is provided by Pallas Marketing Ltd, is being run by the Coppercoast Scout Group to assist in fundraising for the next phase of the Ballyscanlon Project. The launch night for the show was held in Harney’s Pub, Dunhill on Wednesday, May 15, had a large attendance, including Elaine Walsh from an Duine Beag, Brea Roche from Bonmahon Joinery (two of the eight main sponsors for the event) and Tom from Pallas Marketing (show providers). The first ticket for the event was purchased by Anita Power.

Eoin McMahon said, “We have been in contact with several others groups who ran ‘Who wants to be a Thousandaire’ shows around the country with great success. We are all looking forward to a great night on June 13 as the show is really hi-tech and offers a superb night’s entertainment. The show is timed to start at 7.30pm and we would encourage people to come early to ensure a seat.”

“We would also like to say a particular word of thanks to our major  sponsors, STS (Speciatist Technical Services), Bonmahon Joinery, An Duine Beag Montessori, Dunphy’s of Annestown, T&T Coaches, Woodhouse Estate, Fenor farms and Norris Brothers, and to all of those who have taken out advertising at the show,” he added.

There is still some large screen digital advertising space available for the show, please contact Eoin on 086 8713118 for further information.

Tickets for “Who wants to be a Thousandaire” are available from any member of the fundraising committee and must be purchased in advance of the night. Numbers are limited – anyone wishing to attend should call 086 8713118.

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By Claire Quinn
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