Page 46 - Support Magazine Winter 2017
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                                                                 BY MARIA DONLON

                                            Our annual Christmas Party took place  Many thanks to the Byrne family for
                                            on November 25th in the Riverbank   all their hard work.
                                            House Hotel. It was a great success   Kathleen Tomkins and family ran a
                                            and well attended.                  Cabaret and raffle in Clonhamon on
                                              John Whelan, IKA National         Friday, November 24th and raised
                                            Chairman, was the guest speaker on  €1,407.80. Many thanks to Kathleen
                                            the night. Blue Lace supplied the   and her family.
                                            music and there were plenty of spot   We extend our deepest sympathy
                                            prizes. Liam Buttle, our Chairman,  to the families of the late Celine
                                            thanked everybody who made the      Looby, Clonard, Tom Kelly, New Ross
                                            night such a success.               and Pat Sinnott, Blackwater on their
                                              The Byrne family from Bunclody    recent sad loss, R.I.P.
                                            held a Classic Car Run in August, in  Christmas is nearly on top of us
                                            memory of their son Aaron, and raised  now and our branch would like to
        Below: The Byrne family and friends, Bunclody presenting  €10,300. The money was divided  wish all our members and their
        cheque for €5,150 to Liam Buttle and Dora Kent, Wexford
        Branch IKA, proceeds from the Aaron Byrne Memorial  evenly between the IKA and Crumlin  family’s best wishes for Christmas and
        Classic Car Run held in August.     hospital.                           the New Year.

                                    Wexford Christmas Party

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