Offaly Macra Notes (September 11)

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Justin Kelly

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Justin Kelly

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Ferbane/Banagher Macra was named county Macra club of the year 2017

Ferbane/Banagher Macra was named county Macra club of the year 2017

FERBANE/BANAGHER

Congratulations to last year's committee who have made it to the semi-finals of the Macra na Feirme club of the year 2017 semi-finals to take place in the coming weeks. Our members took part in County officer training this past weekend in Athlone to update their skills for the Macra year ahead. Well done to all county officers from the club who were involved at the weekend. 

Meeting

Ferbane/Banagher Macra members will have their next meeting at the end of September. The club has some exciting events coming up in the coming months ranging from sports, agriculture to public speaking and drama. If you're interested in going to any of these events coming up, and live in the Ferbane/Banagher and interested in or just socially why not get involved and join our Macra club. Contact Sarah Kelly on 086-3575915 for more information.

I'm A Macra

An action-packed week of events saw our club members, Sarah Kelly, Conor Quinn and Sarah Jane Egan brave it out to take part in the South Leitrim I'm a macra member get me out of here event on Saturday, September 2 in the Leitrim Marina Hotel in Leitrim. They all fought through the good, the bad and the ugly of creepy crawlies, gunge and grime. In the end, club member Sarah Jane Egan was crowned Queen of the I'm a macra member get me out of here event. Well done to all three members for getting involved and participating with a great night of celebrations for Sarah Jane and all the support that attended for all our members on the night.

Offaly Bowling Tournament

Our members battled it out last Sunday, August 27 to try and split the skittles in the county round of bowling but unfortunately weren't successful on the night coming in fourth. However, the club was very proud of club member Conor Corcoran who was recognized as the highest scoring member of the night for his fantastic bowling skill. On Friday 1st September, our members had their general knowledge under scrutiny taking part in the county round of Question Time. Congratulations and best wishes to Tullamore Macra who took the titles for bowling and Question time this past weekend of busy activities in the macra calendar.

Ferbane/Banagher Macra members will have their next meeting in Flynn's Bar, Banagher on the 11th September at 9pm. The club has some exciting events coming up in the coming months ranging from sports, agriculture to public speaking and drama. If your interested in going to any of these events coming up, and live in the Ferbane/Banagher and interested in or just socially why not get involved and join our Macra club. Contact Sarah Kelly on 086-3575915 for more information.