Last Saturday night saw Devilsbit Macra host their first Annual Spring Fling in Fitzpatrick’s Country Club in Clonmore. It’s close to a generation since Macra held a dance in Clonmore but Saturday night did not disappoint with a massive turnout to support the Devilsbit Club.
Macra members attended from neighbouring clubs in North Tipperary as well as South Tipperary, Laois and Offaly. Guest of Honour was National Macra President Alan Jagoe from Carrigaline, Co Cork whose two year term comes to an end on May 11.
Chairman Paudie Meade made a presentation to Alan on behalf of Devilsbit Macra in recognition of the great work he did in representing Macra both at home and abroad. The President, Alan Jagoe congratulated Devilsbit Macra on their recent winning of the North Tipperary Club of the Year Competition. Entertainment on the night was provided by Offaly’s own Ruaile Buaile who played a great mixture of both modern and trad music. Those attending were pleasantly surprised with a delicious dinner followed by dessert. Thanks to John Fitzpatrick and his staff for a great night. Thanks also to those who kindly sponsored the many prizes. The night continued on with DJ til late. A great night was had by all.
This weekend we will be travelling to the Springhill Court Hotel to support our Club Chairman Paudie Meade in the Mr. Personality Competition. The festival takes place over the Friday and Saturday of next weekend and a big crowd is expected to travel from North Tipperary to support Paudie. Best of luck from all at Devilsbit Macra.
Recruitment of new members has been underway for the last few weeks and we have gotten a great response with a number of new members signed up. Anyone that wants to join Macra can contact Bridget at 086 0822038 or find us on Facebook. Our club covers the Roscrea and Templemore areas.