Clonakilty St Patrick's Day Parade 2017
Clonakilty St Patrick's Day Parade took place on Friday 17th March and despite the weather there was a huge turnout for the excellent parade
Clonakilty Credit Union was again the main sponsor of what was the 23nd consecutive Parade organised by Clonakilty Town Twinning Association.
Thanks to all who participated, gave sponsorship or helped in any way to make the Clonakilty St Patrick's Day Parade such a success we hope that everyone enjoyed the day!
The standard of entries in the Parade was exceptional this year and well done to all who participated. The full list of prizewinners:
St. Joseph's National School
Kilmeen National School
Thomas O'Mahony Black Pudding coming to town!
Clonakilty Tidy Towns
Clonakilty Rugby Club
Knockskeagh National School
Lisavaird National School
Scoil na mBuachailli
Darrara National School
Clonakilty Gael Scoil
Cheques will be posted out in the coming week
Visit to Waldaschaff 2017
A delegation from Clonakilty will visit Waldaschaff in 2017 and anyone interested in travelling as part of this group should contact any of our committee.
It is expected that the visit will centre around the Waldaschaff Kerb Festival 8th to 11th September 2017 when weather will be a bit warmer than it is in Waldaschaff at present.
Freundeskreis Clonakilty e.V. 1991 25th Anniversary
Freundeskreis Clonakilty e.V. 1991 celebrated their 25th Anniversary in Gasthouse Zur Krone, Waldaschaff, Bavaria on Sunday 23rd October, 2016 following Mass in the Church of St Michael.
Speakers at the very enjoyable event were Kurt Dyroff, Chairman of Freundeskreis Clonakilty, Marcus Grimm, Burgermeister of Waldaschaff and Michael Kenneally, joint chairman Clonakilty Town Twinning Association.
Certificates were presented by Kurt Dyroff to long standing members of Freundeskreis Waldaschaff.
Wonderful music for the event was provided Musikverein Accordian Ochestra conducted by Michael Martin.