On Saturday evening, 3rd November 2018 in the presence of her three brothers and sister, her six children, her seventeen grandchildren and her twelve great-grandchildren as well as her many relations and friends – the wonderful Lally Healy of Pound Hill, Millstreet celebrated her 90th Birthday in the beautiful setting of the Wallis Arms Hotel. The most enjoyable occasion was video recorded by Lally’s brother, Brendan (Murphy). Great credit is due to the dedicated organisers of the very special event. They arranged a supremely impressive setting with a special booklet, historic family photographs, excellent musical entertainment provided by John White and Michael Murphy and deciding on a delicious meal menu. One of the many highlights of the occasion was the recitation of a brilliant poem about Lally’s inspirational life by Marie Healy. Marie had composed this truly great poem. When Lally was asked what was her secret living into her 90s she replied: “Hard work and keep your mind busy”. And one of Lally’s favourite past times is knitting which she approaches with uplifting creativity and generously gifts many completed items to CUMH. Sincere congratulations to 90 years young Lally as she begins her very active life into her 90s. Here we share some twenty images from the magnificent event. Click on the images to enlarge. (S.R.)
We thank Presenter, John Greene for advance information regarding this Sunday (18th Nov. 2018) evening’s C103 programme. (S.R.)
Over thirty years ago, environmental biologist Kevin Corcoran approached several tourism bodies with his suggestions for walking guide-books and walking holidays. All were rejected out of hand. Today, the popularity of activity holidays continue to soar.
Undaunted, Kevin Corcoran brought out his first guide book twenty eight years ago. It has since been updated on five occasions, and many more have followed. On this week’s edition of Where the road takes me, John Greene accompanies him on one of the featured walks in the book, which takes in Glengarriffe National Park.
‘A walk in the wild side’ with Kevin Corcoran, Eco-Dweller, Environmental biologist, and a man who rejects all forms of mass consumerism. [read more …] ““Where the Road Takes Me” on C103 at 7pm This Sunday”