Second Meeting of the Cottages
Celebrations Planning Team
Held in Dingle Bay Hotel on Friday, 17th
Marie, John and
Brian and Brenda
The date set at Saturday, 3rd
Maurice Donnegan to book Harbour
Lodge for Mass and reception.
Marie O’Sullivan to approach a priest
to say Mass.
Margaret Holderied to book Skellig
Hotel - estimated 150 guests for meal in the evening. Each household will be
responsible for paying for their own guests. Numbers for the meal to be
advised as soon as possible.
Maurice to take photo of all the
cottages for form a new Logo for banners, notepaper etc.
Ignatius and Christy to investigate
Brenda agreed to act as Treasurer.
John reported that it would cost
about €500 for two good quality banners to be slung across the road at the
first and last cottages. These would be bi-lingual. It was agreed that Tommy
and Brian would get quotes from other companies to see if they were any
Margaret has put up a basic web site
on a free site. The address is
www.cottagescentenary.page.tl. Please visit it and come up with some
suggestions. Photographs and stories to be put on the website to be given to
Margaret. It is planned to have a page for each of the houses with photos and
a history of all the occupants. There is also an e-mail account especially
for the centenary. The address is
firstname.lastname@example.org and the password is
lastcottage so everybody can use it to
stay in touch and pass around information.
It was agreed that post cards would
be a good idea and a sample of one used by Last Cottage B and B is attached
(would be grateful if you would return it). Maurice agreed to take a photo
incorporating all the cottages for this post card and any suggestions for
wording are requested.
Margaret to approach Marian
O’Flaherty to put an article in local papers. Marian agreed and would like
to take a picture of committee members (at least 3) in front of the Cottages
for the article. This would be taken on Monday evening of the week in which
the article is to appear. Let Margaret know who is prepared to be in the
picture (next Monday?).
Next Meeting – 15th May
2009 at 9.00 p.m.
Updates since meeting: Harbour Lodge
and Skellig Hotel have been booked for 3rd October. The Skellig
suggested the Function Room as the numbers are large and we want a band. I
said that the meal would probably be served at about 8 p.m. but that can be
changed. List of bands and sample menus to be sent in time for next meeting.
A brief history of each of the houses
courtesy of Padraig Lynch is attached. Please update, edit or change this
with any information you may have about any of the houses and get back to
Margaret. This information can be used on the website if everyone agrees.
I will send these minutes and
attachments in hard copy and also to the e-mail address given at No. 9 and
anybody can send me their information, pictures etc the same way if it makes