Show Fundraiser: The Committee of Cloone Agricultural Show are holding a fundraising event in the “Abbey Bar” on Sunday Night June 23rd. Music by Cajun Country. Raffle for valuable prizes. Your support would be appreciated.
Cloone Homecoming and School Reunion Festival Draw: Draw will take place in Creegan’s on Sunday, June 29th. First prize: Two tickets in the Sir Alex Ferguson stand for a Manchester United fixture in the 2013/2014 season plus a Three Course meal for two in the Manchester Suite. Second prize: Two corporate tickets to Jessie J at the 02 in October. Numerous other prizes. Tickets €5, available from all committee members.
Margaret of New Orleans Heritage Day: Margaret of New Orleans Heritage Day on Saturday 15 June commencing at 10:00am in Tully South, Carrigallen is fast approaching. This event is part of the Gathering to celebrate Margaret’s 200th birthday. The weather has been kind to us over the last week and we are all geared up for a bug hunting, hay tossing, butter churning day of music, song dance and craft. Our very own talented David Rawle from Moone Boy fame will be officially opening the cottage, followed by a blessing of the house by Reverend Hazel Hickes and Father Dennis Murray PP. Blacksmith Thomas O’Reilly, who is famous for The Peace Bridge that was constructed for President Mary McAleese, will be forging Celtic pokers on the day; Paul Farrelly of Drummully Boxty will be making their delicious boxty; Caroline Walsh will be spinning and weaving from Flax and wool; Neil Foulkes will carve beautiful and functional wooden spoons in front of your eyes and Martin Doyle of Crutu, will be on hand to provide taster courses of sculpting in clay - Get your hands sticky and messy and see your artistic side emerge. The day will be rounded off with an evening of entertainment in The Corn Mill Theatre and Arts Centre, with specially commissioned pieces by Charlie McGettigan, John Mc Cartin, Tony Fahy, Karl Mc Cartin School of Dance and Maura Williamson’s Hedge School Drama re- enactment. Booking is advisable on 049 4339612 or firstname.lastname@example.org - Admission €10 and family rates available. The Heritage day is free for all, with donations welcome. All profits from the running of this and other events go to local charities. For a full detailed programme for the day please visit www.margaretsbirthplace.com