Calendar of Events
April 26th - LBFA Meeting, 5:30
Arterial - 17th & Jackson
May 24th - LBFA Meeting, 5:30 Arterial
Additional Events in 2017
June 5 -14th - Ireland Tour Stopping in Bantry
August 11-13 - La Crosse IrishFest
September - Octoberfest Maple Leaf and Torchlight Parades
December - Annual Christmas Party, TBD
Bantry Development and Tourism Association
Thank You to everyone who helped out with the Oktoberfest 2016 festivities
A big thank you to everyone who helped out with
LBFA makes it into the Southern Star, West Cork Newspaper.
August 14th, 2016 - Irish Garden Dedication Ceremony took place at the Riverside International Friendship Gardens La Crosse, WI.
Donated by La Crosse Bantry Friendship Association, this Anchor represents the salvaged French Armada Anchor that is displayed in Bantry Ireland's town square.
The 2nd Annual Coulee Hoolie Ceili was a Success!
Thank You to all who worked so hard to make our 2nd Annual Coulee Hoolie Ceili a success. What a great evening of dance, music, a silent auction and all round good family fun!
This event benefited The La Crosse Area Suicide
Prevention Initiative and Lisheens House in Bantry,
Many thanks to all of our members who helped make
2016 a great success!
From the Coulee Hoolie Ceili, two brat barn fundraisers, display set up at the Global Initiatives Week and UWL International Banquet, three parades, booths at Irishfest, speech at the Irish Garden dedication and ending with our annual Christmas party, it has truely been a busy but, definitely a fun year! This 2017 promises more fun!
Please consider joining our LBFA family!
Kriss Kuhn - President
LBFA was again invited to participate on March 23rd at the
2017 Annual UWL International Banquet.
It was a wonderful evening filled with cultural performances and an opportunity to share with the community our connection, as a sister city, to Bantry, Ireland.