| The Order of Malta Castlebar will host a Fundraising Dance in the Royal Theatre Castlebar Friday 16 October.
Castlebar Order of Malta is currently in the process of setting up a Community Care Project.
This project is aimed at providing a service to the senior citizens of
the Castlebar community. We intend to bring in a number of senior
citizens once every two weeks for some light refreshments, a game of
bingo, some advice and talks on different relevant topics.
order for this project to go ahead we need finance to run it. As part
of our campaign for this project we are holding a fundraising dance in
the T.F. Royal Theatre Castlebar on Friday 16
October 2009, music is being provided by the one and only Mike
Denver. Pre show entertainment is being provided by Pat’s Country
of Malta, Castlebar, was started in 1975 when Dr. Malachy Powell the then
Director of the Ambulance Corps, asked the late Capt John Cunningham to
be Officer in Charge of the unit. Although a site for the units
headquarters was not established until 1986 when Castlebar UDC offered to assist John in finding a suitable site which was found on
Pavillion Road. Castlebar unit headquarters was officially opened on
3 September 1989 by His Grace the Most Reverend Joseph Cunnane D.D. Conventual Chaplain ad honorem.
L to R Adj. Adrian Finnegan Deputy of in Charge, Ms. Stacey Costello Volunteer, Adj. Tom Jennings Officer in Charge, Ms Donna Michelle Dempsey Fundraising Coordinator, Mr. Mike Denver, Mr Pat O’Boyle Pats Country Roadshow, Mr Frank Forde Compere, Mr Ollie Brennan T.F. Royal Theatre & Hotel & Cprl Joe Togher
the years the unit has grown from strength to strength with many
competition wins and an increase in volunteer numbers. These volunteers
provide a number of services at local events such as football matches,
concerts, and street festivals. Our latest addition to the unit is our
First Responder Bike Team. They have proven to be vital for these types
of events. We also take part in the National Pilgrimages to Knock and
provide First Aid training to the 10-16 year old age group as well as
social activities and events where they can meet other young people
from around the country. Training is also available to 2nd level schools and members of the public.
If anyone has any queries in relation to the Community Care Project they can contact Adrian or Tom on 094 9025581
on the night is being provided by Mike Denver with pre-show
entertainment by Pat’s Country Roadshow. Compere on the night is Mr.
will be a Raffle on the night and also a competition for the best
dancers with some great prizes up for grabs. Hotel vouchers have being
kindly sponsored by Glen View Hotel, Wicklow and Hotel Rosslare. The
voucher from Hotel Rosslare was sponsored by the Academy Hotel Dublin.
open at 8pm. Dancing from 9pm to 1am. Tickets are €15 and are
available from Donna Michelle on 085 7153900, Royal Theatre Box Office
094 90 23111 and any member of Castlebar Order of Malta.
For any other information please contact Donna Michelle on 085 7153900