Christmas tree throwing contest held in Ireland

Christmas tree throwing contest held in Ireland
 

The season of goodwill was firmly put to one side in the Republic of Ireland earlier after hundreds took part in an annual Christmas Tree throwing competition.
A novel way to take down your Christmas decorations, it's also the only event of its kind in Ireland.
Held in Ennis, County Clare since 2012, it's a simple contest. Who can throw a 5ft Christmas tree the furthest?
Whether you're a flinger, a flipper, a hurler or a launcher, a number of techniques can be adopted.
The most common methods see trees hoisted and thrown like a javelin, hammer-style or you can just pitch it from the waist.... read more

 
7 January 2018 in World News, Views: 49
Source: BBC
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