At a function in Paul’s Emyvale on Saturday, July 29th the organisers of the Carrickroe
Welcome Home Festival made presentations to five local organisations. Chairman, Darren
Fealy, stated that the 2012 Festival was a major success and said that an AGM would
be held shortly and urged as many as possible to come along and offer their services.
Next year’s festival with be the 20th anniversary and it has to be something special
and everyone can help to make it so. He pointed out that the 2012 festival was a
success due to the great involvement of the entire community and a great committee.
He thanked them for their work and praised their commitment. He also thanked cavan
Monaghan Leader for the financial assistance. He expressed appreciation to the Coyle
family and the McKenna family on whose land the activity was held; Paul’s, Emyvale
and Glyn from Centra Emyvale; all the sponsors and these were many and very generous
considering the difficult times; and he thanked everyone who had helped in any way
by participating and attending. The Treasurer, Amanda McMeel, then presented cheques
to five local organisations - Deravoy NS; Knockconan NS; St. Patrick’s NS Clara;
Carrickroe Community Centre and Truagh Special Needs.
Emer Brennan accepts the cheque for Knockconan NS.
Carmel McCarroll accepts on behalf of Deravoy NS
Helen Brady, Bernie McKenna and Ann Treanor accept on behalf of Truagh Special Needs.
Frank McKenna and JJ McKenna accept on behalf of Carrickroe Community Centre
Clare Halligan accepts on behalf of St. Patrick’s NS Clara.
Darren Fealy, Chairman of the Festival Committee
Committee members missing from the photos: Charlene Connolly, Shane McCarron and