Macra to look back on 70 years in new booklet

Published 09/08/2014 | 00:00

Reeling in the years! Glanworth Macra members, pictured at an Avondhu Macra Dinner Dance in the 1980s. Glanworth is an area Ballyhoura Macra now covers.

WERE you a member of Macra?

Macra na Feirme is celebrating 70 years in action this year and to celebrate a commemorative booklet of Macra in the area is being compiled by clubs in North Cork.

If you have any photos, certificates, etc. which you would like to be included, please contact Caitriona Fox on 086-3760487 as soon as possible.

The booklets will be given out at a Macra reunion dance on Saturday 23rd August in The Firgrove Hotel, Mitchelstown.

Tickets are just €30 and can be booked by phoning Caitriona on 086-3760487 or Maria on 086-3653484, of Ballyhoura Macra.

There is a drinks reception at 7pm, four course meal at 8pm with a band and DJ til late.

Mary Twomey-Casey of IFA and a past member of Glanworth Macra will be a guest speaker on the night as well as Kieran O'Dowd, national president of Macra na Feirme.

Corkman

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