Devilsbit Macra na Feirme held a very successful social night recently in Michael Finns Bar, Templemore.
The North Tipperary county round interviews for the forthcoming competitions, Mr. Personality, Miss Blue Jeans, Miss Macra and Queen of the Land also took place on the night.
Well done to all who were interviewed on the night. We had the largest number of competitors in years. Thanks to judges Ger Maher and Claire O’Callaghan from Offaly Macra. County Chairman Tim Maher made the big announcement and wished the best of luck to the following, Joe McGrath (Devilsbit Macra) representing North Tipperary in the Mr Personality Competition in Kilkenny. Deirdre Kirwin (Nenagh Macra) representing North Tipperary in the Miss Blue Jeans in Athboy County Meath. Marian Keating (Newport) representing North Tipperary in the Miss Macra Competition in Dundrum. Sarah Guilfoyle (Devilsbit) will represent North Tipperary in the Queen of the Land Competition in Tullamore.
On Sunday April 9th last, Limerick Macra held their 8th annual Easter Ball in the Carlton Hotel, Castletroy. Members of macra from all over Ireland including North Tipperary were in attendance; where they competed for the coveted title of Brush Dancer of the year.
The National Semi Finals of the Macra Debating competion will be held this Saturday 14th in the community hall Borrisoleigh at 8pm, all are welcome to what is always an entertaining and enlightening competition. The meeting of the North Tipperary Executive is to be held on Friday April 20th at 9pm in the Village Hall in Ballinahinch, this will be the first executive meeting to be hosted by the new Ballinahinch-Killoscully club and all are welcome. If you’re in the area and wish to join, come along to the meeting and support the new club in your local area.