STILT walkers were out and about in Barnstaple on Monday as part of the town s St Patrick s Day celebrations. The giant green duo mingled with shoppers who were able to sample a feast of Irish delights in various pubs, cafes and restaurants situated aroun

STILT walkers were out and about in Barnstaple on Monday as part of the town's St Patrick's Day celebrations.The giant green duo mingled with shoppers who were able to sample a feast of Irish delights in various pubs, cafes and restaurants situated around the town centre.The entertainment - which also included live music by ceilidh fiddlers and pipers - was organised by Barnstaple Town Centre Management. It was one of a series of monthly events being planned by the TCM and partners throughout 2008. Don't forget to look out for this week's event - a bunny hunt and Pannier Market "Eggs-factor" competition. See Pages 4 and 5 for more details.