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Fifth Meeting of the
Celebrations Planning Team
Held in Dingle Bay Hotel on
Thursday, 4th June 2009.
Apologies: Brian Farrell,
Tommy Sheehy, Maurice Donnegan
checked with the Cannon and he is happy for Father Jack to say the Mass.
spoken with Michelle O’Sť regarding music after the meal and has also left a
voice mail for Padraig. She hopes to have confirmation and cost for next
Hotel will have a vegetarian option on the menu. Any guests with special
requirements such as coeliacs or diabetics need only tell the waiter on the
night and they will be catered for. A minimum of 70 guests are required for the
function room to be made available. So far the numbers expected to attend from
each house are as follows;
2 Joe Lynchs
2 or 5 David Lynchs
Numbers are still to be
obtained from John O’Connor, Padraig Lynch and other houses who have not yet
To make it easier to keep
track it was decided to print tickets and ask everyone to purchase these prior
to the event.
A Credit Union
account has been opened with Brenda and Margaret as signatories. The account
holds €850 at present.
Any households who wish to
take part and who have not already paid should let Brenda have their €100 as
soon as they can. Joe and Brenda will ask the remaining people.
It was decided
to go ahead and order 100 postcards using the photo of the 15 cottages taken by
Maurice. Margaret will order them from Vista Print. The wording to be ‘1909 –
2009 Cottages Centenary’.
obtained quotes on banners etc. and found Kieran McCluskey to be very
competitive and it was decided to go with him as he is local. The quote for a
double sided banner is €700 and for a 4 foot x 4 foot aluminium sign is €200.
It was decided to get 2 of the signs at €200 each (one for the gable of the
first cottage and one for the last cottage). These signs can be erected as soon
as received and left up for as long as they last where as a banner would be more
expensive and could only be left in place for a short period of time. Joe will
place order with Kieran. The wording will be ‘1909 – 2009 Cottages Centenary An
nothing further to report on the funding from either Kerry County Council or
Udaras. Brian and Christy to continue efforts.
arrange with Marian O’Flaherty for article in Kerry’s Eye. Photo to be taken on
11th June at 6 p.m. Group to gather at Last Cottage.
Next Meeting –
Thursday, 2nd July at 9 p.m.