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And The Oscar Goes To…

  Athboy Macra na Feirme’s Groundhog Day parody “Forever At Blue Jeans” came out on top of a field of seven homegrown films at the third annual Blue Jean Country Queen Festival/Meath Macra na Feirme A Night At The Oscars. The third annual fundraising event for the Blue Jean Country Queen Festival/Meath Macra na Feirme…
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A Night At The Oscars III

For the last two years, a number of Meath Macra na Feirme clubs and Athboy community groups get to let loose their creative side and try their hand at creating their own Hollywood epics in the hopes of winning a cash prize and the coveted Best Film Award at the Blue Jean Country Queen Festival/Meath…
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“Sound Girls Doing Mad Things”

How would you describe The Blue Jean Country Queen Festival? It’s that time of year when Macra na Feirme counties and regions pick their contestants for all the Macra festivals. So, for our 2018 Queens and beyond, with the help of winning Queens Alison Sinnott, Dearbhla O Connor and Susie Manson, Meath Macra na Feirme…
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“It’s been a whirlwind!”

2017 Winning Queen Alison Sinnott talks about being crowned Blue Jean Country Queen

Alison Sinnott is 2017 Blue Jean Country Queen

Alison Sinnott from Wexford was crowned the 2017 Blue Jean Country Queen at the 30th Anniversary Blue Jean Country Queen Festival on Sunday 4 June in Athboy, Co. Meath. Alison is a 21 year old student and member of Kiltealy/Ballindaggin Macra na Feirme, whose sister Julie will represent Wexford at this year’s Rose of Tralee.…
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“I felt as nervous on Friday as I did 30 years ago!

Samantha Baldwin, the very first winner of the Blue Jean Country Queen returned in 2017 to judge the competition. We asked her how to felt to be back after so long.

“I’ve always had a fantastic time at the Blue Jean Festival”

Macra na Feirme National President James Healy talks about his experiences coming to the Blue Jean Country Queen Festival Macra na Feirme National President James Healy talks about his experiences coming to the Blue Jean Country Queen Festival  

One Man, A Tractor & Philomena Begley – Blue Jean Country Queen Promo 2017

The (almost) true story of how the Blue Jean Country Queen Festival was born, 30 years ago! Produced by Macavity Films  Audio by R&D Audio Additional footage courtesy of of Shay Casserley Films and Mind the Gap Films

Forever In Blue Jeans – Celebrating 30 Years of the Blue Jean Country Queen

Athboy is the place to be on the June Bank Holiday weekend as the Blue Jean Country Queen Festival marks it’s 30th anniversary. Since 1987, the Blue Jean Country Queen Festival has been bringing young women from all over Ireland and around the world to the town of Athboy, Co Meath, for a weekend of…
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