New landmarks are unveiled at Croghan Middle
THOSE heading up to the popular walking trail at Croghan will now be able to get their bearings a little better, as a new name stone and local information panel have been erected at Croghan Middle on the road from Ballyfad to Clonroe Cross.
The information board, put together by Betty Graham and local residents, includes details of local history and geographical features as well as pictures of the mountain and local features.
The stone was funded by the Raheenleagh Wind Farm Community Fund, while the information board was funded by an arts and amenity grant from Gorey Municipal District.
The area’s eldest resident Molly Kavanagh (85) was invited to cut the ribbon, and she then welcomed everyone around to her’s for tea. A team of locals helped cater for the large crowd of around 130 people in attendance.
The informal ceremony also included a few words from Betty, who was overwhelmed with the support, and her daughter Annette O’Toole. The day also included a bus tour of the area given by Tom Cullen, with the bus provided by Leonards.
Sincere thanks went to all who helped on the day, including the neighbours who helped with the tea; Damien Nash and Con Carroll for their help with the information panel; Tom Cullen; Leonard’s coaches; Wexford County Council; the community fund; Gorey Stone Art; and all who helped put the stone and sign in place, and built the new wall.
The large crowd at the unveiling of the historical information board and Croghan stone.
Betty Graham looks on as Molly Kavanagh cuts the tape.