Vivienne Barker and Kris Hage prepare to celebrate St Patrick’s Day.
Vivienne Barker and Kris Hage prepare to celebrate St Patrick’s Day. John Gass

Irish eyes will smile in Tweed

THE spirit of St Patrick’s Day will be alive and well in Tweed tomorrow.

The streets are sure to be a sea of green as residents take part in celebrating the popular Irish holiday.

The staff at Tweed Heads Bowls Club looks forward to kicking up their heels each year on St Paddy’s Day.

“We will have the venue decorated and there will be giveaways,” Tweed Heads Bowls Club marketing manager Lynne Deans said. “We will also be giving out a prize for the best dressed person.”

Twin Towns Services Club will serve up an Irish feast in celebration of the day.

“We have a special Irish menu on offer in our Flame restaurant,” Tweed Heads Bowls Club marketing manager Elaine Harriott said.

“We will also have Australian Idol contestant James Johnston performing that night.”

Delicacies on offer at Flame will include Irish potato and leek soup and beef and Guinness pie.

The Coolangatta Hotel will offer a special beverage to patrons to kick off the St Patrick’s Day activities.

“We will be serving green beer on the night,” The Coolangatta Hotel marketing manager Vanessa Fairweather said.

“All of our staff will be dressed up and we will have menu specials like Irish stew on offer.”

St Patrick’s Day is celebrated annually worldwide on March 17.



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