The ever popular Roscrea People Publication was launched by Brian and Theresa Redmond at the Taste Of Roscrea festival.
Once again the publication is packed with highlights of the year from many local clubs and organsiations.
In addition the sporting year is reviewed and all your traditional favorites are included. Articles on Roscrea In 1946, The Wood of Cré, The Roscrea Garda Boys Club and the simple things in life will be of great interest to readers.
Once again the magazine is moderately priced at just €10.00 and is a must have form every home with a Roscrea connection.
Carmel, Pamela and George
George, Carmel, Theresa and Brian
Roscrea People Of The Year
Sponsored by Bernies SuperValu with associate sponsorship from Roscrea Credit Union, Michael Fogarty of Roscktop Consulting and Roscrea Heritage Society, the 30th Roscrea People Of The Year Awards 2016 will be presented on Thursday the 19th of January 2017 in the Racket Hall Hotel.
The 2016 award recipients are as follows:
Sean Hogan from Cnoc Mhuire for a lifetime of community commitment and service.
Anthnoy Bourke, Derrymore for his total dedication to the care of others in the face of adversity.
Margaret Moloney log-time director of Roscrea Folk Group, itself celebrating forty years of service
Ashbury Residents Association for their innovative work and neighborliness. The award will be presented to their champion and tireless community worker, May McNamara, whose first book was published this year.
The U13 mixed All-Ireland champion relay team of Cally Dooley, Oisin Moloney, Nicole Brooks, Kyle Dooley and Hannah O’Brien.
The U19 All-Ireland champion badminton team from Colaiste Phobal: Cian Cordial, William Cummins, Andrew Cullen, Even Hassett and Jack Finnegan.
The national award goes to Joseph O’Brien, Whitepark, Roscrea for his award-winning journalism on international topics.
Citations will be awarded to people that have already received a People of the year award. This year citations will be presented to
Paul Spencer, RMS for winning the aims national award for best actor