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The Premier Flashback with Joe Kenny: 1995

Published 11 months ago 11th September 2021 by Editor


Cllr Theresa Ahearn, Chairperson of Tipperary SR County Council, making presentations to three Tipperary men who held the position as national president of Macra Na Feirme. The presentations were made at a civic reception in the Council Chambers, Clonmel, on February 21, 1995. L to R: Joe Rea (1967-1969), Ballylooby; Cllr. Michael Fitzgerald; Cllr Theresa Ahearn, Chairperson Tipperary SR County Council; Cllr. Christy Kinahan; P.I. Meagher (1955-1959), Kedra, Cahir; Cllr. Sean Byrne and Seamus Hayes (1979-1981), Kilconnell, Fethard.

Fethard bachelor Joe Hanly gets a big congratulatory kiss from competition organiser Catriona Stapleton after he beat stiff competition to win the ‘Fethard Bachelor of the Year’ award before a capacity crowd at Fethard Ballroom on February 24, 1995. Over twenty bachelors, young and old, were interviewed and put through their paces by a very capable Gerry Fogarty and Marie Crean. Pictured above are L to R: Jimmy Mullins (2nd); Joe Hanly (winner); Catriona Stapleton (organiser); Vincent Cummins (3rd). At the back is Fethard Mayoral candidate, Mick Ahearn, who put the proceeds of the night towards his campaign.

Maria O’Connell and Tracy Hanly both 3rd class pupils from Killenaule National School won prizes in the Multiple Sclerosis fundraising prize draw. Maria and Tracy are photographed on January 30, 1995, who together with their classmates raised £500 for Multiple Sclerosis by participating in a Readathon held in their school. Both Maria and Tracy were presented with their prizes in the Westbury Hotel, Dublin, in February.

Banna Cluain Meala’s producer Danny Carroll giving some words of advise to cast members before the opening night of ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat’ which was staged at the Band Centre, Clonmel, in February 1995

Rosaleen Morrissey (centre) from Rafferty Travel Cashel showing some special offers to Sharon Moloney, Spafield Crescent, Cashel, and Aine Taylor, Camas Road, Cashel, at the Travel Exhibition held in Mulcahy’s Clonmel on February 7, 1995.

Ajay Mehta, Mullinahone; and Majella Griffin, Annacarty pictured at the Eire Og GAA Club’s Supper Social held in Dundrum House Hotel on Friday night , February 2, 1995

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