Mountmellick Macra get set for jubilee celebrations

Club preparing for May Bank Holiday weekend celebration

Mountmellick Macra get set for jubilee celebrations

As part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, Mountmellick Macra club welcomed the three main sponsors of their 50th celebrations to their hall to show their appreciation to them.

The club wish to sincerely thank Glanbia, Mountmellick Credit Union and WR Shaw for their assistance with the events they have planned for their anniversary and also for their continued support.

The club are most appreciative for this sponsorship, without which the commerative event may not have been possible.

The club are celebrating their jubilee year over the May bank holiday weekend.

A farm walk will take place on Rochfords Farm, Mountmellick at 11am on April 30 to begin the weekend's celebrations.

On May 1, an ecumenical service will be held at 4pm in Mountmellick macra hall and all macra and community members are most welcome to attend.

That evening at 7pm the club will host a gala banquet in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel.

Tickets are priced at €40 and are available from Ursula Coyle Dunne on(083) 482 5090 or from any macra member.

If you have any queries or would like to supply memorbilia for the event, please contact the number above or email at