On Saturday night 15th April the Club held a fundraiser in the Community Center "Rugged Rose" a beauty contest with a difference.! Well that is exactly what it was.
Some of the finest "Beauties" in the parish took part..Twelve "Roses" took to the stage last night after weeks of preparation along with their "Escorts", but it was the Sligo Rose Tom McVann that walked away with the crown, along with his escort Kathleen McDonnell.
Tom won on the votes of the public,but there was also a Judges prize and this went to Nathen Nangle the "Agher Rose" and his escort Liz Bloome.
A good night was had by all. Big thanks to all involved for making this a success. Joe Larkin did a great job coaching the "Roses" over the last few weeks and he also did MC on the night. The committee that organised the event,The choreography was done by Grainne Kennedy and Aine O'Shea, judging panel Deirdre Flynn, Mattie Kerrigan and Gordon Elliott. Enfield Credit Union were main Sponsors on the night and we must thank them and everyone who took out advertisements in the programme.
The "Roses" who took part were: Michael Byrne Drumlargan Rose and escort Ruth Daly, John Shaw Village Rose and Una Byrne, Willie Ran (Jnr) Clonmahon Rose and Yvonne Tallon, David Larkin Coole Rose and Ceilidh Dalton, Nathan Nangle Agher Rose and Liz Bloomer, Bernard O'Reilly Clondoogan Rose and Miriam Lyons, Jim Magee Cavan Rose and Kate Flynn, Pat Jennings Garadice Rose and Caroline Malone, Tommy Cannon Close Rose and Olivia Comey, Tom McVann Sligo Rose and Kathleen McDonnell, Eamon O'Shea Baconstown Rose and Jenny Rispin..Well done to all.