Dia is Mhuire diobh go leir a Cairde and welcome .
The Merry Month of May came in a pretty good note in spite of weather forecasts that warned of heavy rains, high winds and even the odd clap of thunder. But TG the days proved it all wrong, again. And many outdoor pursuits went ahead as planned.
The Bealtaine Fest. program continues, with something new for every day of the Month of May organised by IRD Duhallow with the co-operation of the many communities around the County. Tonight Tuesday May 3rd, all roads lead to the historic Sandpit House for and Irish Night, starting at 9.30.This lively event is open to all. Admission is free .
Wednesday May 4th there is a gala fashion show in Meelin, organised by their Active Retired Association.
This afternoon event opens with a cheese and wine reception at 2pm, followed by a fashion show and refreshments at the end. Admission is €10.
On Thursday May 4 there will be a guided tour of the source of the Blackwater. Meeting at the Trail Head at 7am.
Booking is essential. Contact 02960633.
Friday May 6th is Alzheimers Tea Day which will be held at the IRD Food Centre Restaurant starting at 11am.
It’s also Dromtarriffe Pattern Day. Mass will be said at the Holy Well at 8pm which will be followed by Music Song and Dance plus the friendly cup ‘o tae. Admission is free. Contact Mary O Sullivan for details 087 240 83 63.
On Sunday May 8th The Millstreet Retirement Group have organised a Bealtaine Tea Dance to be held at the Wallis Arms Hotel. Admission €5. Music by Peter Lane. Teas will be served plus complimentery hand massage given by members of the Kanturk Red Cross.
Also on Sunday May 8th, in honour of the Month of Our Lady ,the Lorrainne O Riordan Gospel Choir will give a recital at the Church of the Immaculate Conception Kanturk starting at 7.30.
And on Monday May 9th is a workshop for beginners in Photography. Cost €50. Please register at 029 60633.
Try and keep in touch with all that is planned for the Month of May.
It is a month that brings many many visitors to our Holy Turbid Well, and the Holy Rosary will be recited there each night during the Month of May at 8.pm.
The annual Mass will be said there on Friday May 27th.
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