Mill­street ladies hit the tiles for Nol­lag na mBan

The Corkman - - NEWS - John TAR­RANT

A LONG stand­ing tra­di­tion on Nol­lag na mBan saw ladies across North Cork take a night off any chores they may have had, to cel­e­brate the end of Christ­mas.

The Mill­street host­ing lived up to its billing, mark­ing the close of a hec­tic few weeks of prepa­ra­tion and cook­ing – and on the night the ladies en­joyed a cel­e­bra­tory meal and par­tied into the night in the sur­rounds of the Wal­lis Arms Ho­tel.

Strictly fe­male com­pany, the male folk left at home with the chores. And so it proved, one of the so­cial events in the so­cial cal­en­dar saw ladies trip the light fan­tas­tic at the Lit­tle Christ­mas Party.

Pa­trons from through­out Duhal­low con­vened, tast­ing mulled wine on ar­rival and a sump­tu­ous meal di­gested. The pop­u­lar Di­a­mond Sis­ters pro­vided the mu­sic, adding to a hec­tic at­mos­phere as ladies hit the floor to the songs of Johnny Cash, Nathan Carter and many more.

On cel­e­brat­ing the end of Christ­mas, the ladies paid a fit­ting ac­knowl­edge­ment to the stag­ing to savour a night of mu­sic, fun and laugh­ter. Or­gan­iser Billy Shee­han and staff en­sured a very en­joy­able oc­ca­sion with a host of spot prizes adding to the at­mos­phere of a ter­rific so­cial night out on the town with pro­ceeds sup­port­ing the Mill­street based Reach Out Cancer Sup­port


ABOVE: Castle­mag­ner’s Vera O’Ke­effe, Joan Mur­phy, Mary Flood and Bridie O’Ma­hony out in cel­e­brat­ing Wom­ens Christ­mas in Mill­street. Pic­ture John Tar­rant LEFT:The Mack­eys from Mill­street par­ty­ing at the Wom­ens Christ­mas cel­e­bra­tions in Mill­street. Pic­ture John Tar­rant

In party mood on Wom­ens Christ­mas in Mill­street were Peggy Mur­phy, Kay Ryan, Joan Ward, He­len Daly, Anne Marie Kelle­her and Phil Mc­Carthy.

Eilb­his Daly, Maura Neville, Dro­magh; Mar­garet and Mary Corkery en­joyed Ladies Night in the Wal­lis Arms Ho­tel, Mill­street. Pic­ture John Tar­rant

Mary O’Rior­dan, Noreen Den­nehy, Mar­garet Burke and Mary O’Con­nor at­tended the Ladies Night Out in the Wal­lis Arms Ho­tel, Mill­street. Pic­ture John Tar­rant

ABOVE: Mary Bucke, Va­lerie Cor­co­ran, Mar­garet O’Leary and Cyn­thia Daly, Gneeveg­uillaRIGHT: Jane Daly, Bernie Cronin and Kath­leen Den­nehy en­joy­ing Nol­lag na nBan in the Wal­lis Arms Ho­tel, Mill­street. Pic­tures John Tar­rant

ABOVEABOVE: Eileen Kelle­her and Anne O’Dono­van from Mill­street en­joyed Nol­lag na mBan in the Wal­lis Arms , Mill­street.

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