Blarney Macroom Municipal District
THE Blarney/Macroom Municipal District hosted a Civic Reception in the Castle Hotel Macroom to honour the sporting achievements of juveniles in our municipal district.
Due to the high number of recipients this reception was held on two nights and awards were made each night.
On Monday 26th November 2018, Cathaoirleach of Blarney/Macroom MD, Cllr Ted Lucey presented certificates of achievement to the following groups on their success:
1. Macroom Soccer Club a. U12 Soccer League & Cup Champions (girls) b. U12 Division 6 Winners (boys)
2. Macroom Ladies Football Club a. U12 Mid Cork Champions b. U14 Mid Cork Champions c. U16 Mid Cork & County Champions
3. Laochra Óg a. U14B2 West Region Championship & League b. U16B2 West Region Hurling Champions
On Wednesday 28th November 2018, Cathaoirleach Cllr Ted Lucey presented a certificate of achievement to Serena Pearse and her coach, Tony Pearse, on her huge successes in power lifting, which include holder of 16 Irish Titles, 12 European Titles and 10 World Titles. She is ranked No 1 in her category.
Also, on the night Cllr Lucey presented certs to members of West Muskerry Athletic Club on their achievements as follows:
Stephanie Cotter – Gold Medal Winner in Junior All Ireland 1500m Track & Field 2018
Stephen Bradley - Broke 2 Irish Records in IWAS World Junior Games in 2018. Gold Medal Winner in County & Munster Track & Field 2018
Jamie Hourihan - Bronze Medal Winner in the All Ireland Cross Country Championships with the Cork Team
Cathal Ryan - Gold Medal Winner in 100m, Silver Medal in Javelin & Silver Medal in 400m at IWAS World Junior Games in 2018
Cllr Michael Creed presented two road bowlers with certificates of achievement on their success as follows:
• Colm McLoughlin - U18 All Ireland Road Bowling
• Cathal Creedon - U12 Munster & U12 All Ireland Road Bowling
Cllr Gobnait Moynihan presented certificates of achievement to dancers from Scoil Rince Ui Thuama and their coach Lorraine Ni Thuama on their recent success. Presentations were made to the following:
- Elysia Ni Flanagain - Age 12 All Ireland Champion
- Orlaith Ni Chroinin - Age 16 All Ireland Champion - Roisin Ni Thuama - Age 11 Ceili World Champion
- Doireann Ni Thuama - Age 11 Ceili World Champion
- Kealan Ni She - Age 11 Ceili World Champion
- Niamh Ni Riordan - Age Ceili World Champion
- Emma Ni Chroinin - Age 11 Ceili World Champion
- Kayla Ni Ealaithe - Age 11 Ceili World Champion
Finally, Cllr Lucey presented certificates of achievement to teams and their management of Eire Óg on winning in the following categories:
• Minor P2A Hurling Champions 11
• U15P2 Football League Champions
• U15P2A Hurling League Champions
• U16A Hurling County Champions
• East U16A Hurling Champions
Both nights were a huge success with certificates presented to over 200 recipients from the Blarney/Macroom Municipal District.
The Members and Staff of Blarney/Macroom MD would like to congratulate all those who received their awards and wish them continued success in their future endeavours.
West Muskerry AC club members Stephen Bradley, Coach Collette O’Riordan, Cathal Ryan, Jamie Hourihan, Jennifer Cotter who collected the award on behalf of her sister Stephanie & Coach Jerry Cronin with Cllrs. Ted Lucey, Michael Creed, Gobnait Moynihan, Marie O’Leary District Officer for Blarney Macroom Municipal District & Jim Molloy Senior Executive Officer, Cork County Council.
Irish Dancers from the Scoil Rince Uí Thuama, Ballyvourney, who hold World and All Ireland titles with Cllrs. Ted Lucey, Michael Creed, Gobnait Moynihan, Marie O’Leary District Officer for Blarney Macroom Municipal District & Jim Molloy Senior Executive Officer, Cork County Council, recieve their awards from Cllr Ted Lucey.