Roscrea Country Market Ltd celebrated 50 years trading on Friday 26th June 2015 in the Abbey Hall. It was a great celebration meeting past members, customers past and present and special guests. The guests included Mr Tom Hayes Junior Minister for Agriculture and Food, Mr Alan Kelly Minister for the Environment, Mr Noel Coonan TD, Mr James McCrudden Chairman Country Market Ltd, Mrs Josephine Lynch Regional Representative, Mrs Margaret Sweeney outgoing Chairperson, Fr Tom Corbet, Rev Jane Galbraith, Mr John Lupton Chairperson RCDC, representative from Nenagh Country Market and a Life long customer.
Patricia Drought welcomed everybody, spoke about the market and introduced the guests. All the guest speakers publicly encouraged Roscrea Country Market to keep going, as after half a century the initiative is part and parcel of the local community. New members and new customers are always welcome. Refreshments were served. Tom Hayes and Josephine Lynch cut the birthday cake.
Members of Roscrea Country Market
Betty Lewis, Liz Watkins, Rowena Kenny, Margaret Jestin Roscrea Market Chairperson, Des Reid Josephine Lynch Regional Chairperson, Florence Reid, Aileen Hughes and Patricia Drought.
A man Among men- Billy Jackson Seen here with Tom Hayes Junior Minister & Noel Coonan TD
James McCrudden National C/P, Margaret Jestin C/P
James Mc Crudden National C/P, Patricia Drought , Tom Hayes Junior Minister, Noel Coonan TD, Margaret Jestin C/P
The Dean Family with Margaret Jestin C/P,Tom Hayes Junior
Minister, Noel Coonan,
The he cutting of the cake to mark 50th
Betty Lewis, Margaret Jestin, Alan Kelly TD, Florance Reid, Noel Coonan TD,Josephine Lynch Regional Representative, James McCrudden National Chairperson, Tom Hayes Junior Minister for Agriculture and Food.