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Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Daffodil Day, an annual fund-raising event in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, has always been well supported by the people of Portlaw, both volunteer collectors and supporters.
A grand total of €2,027 was collected at four locations in the town this year (2011).
The nationwide total was expected to be in the region of €4,000,000.
Collection point outside Fogartys' shop, manned by Johnny Crotty.
Outside Walshs' shop, manned by Bernie Phelan.
Outside the Centra Supermaket. L. to R. - Peggy Cuddihy, Biddy Hanlin, Theresa xxxxx and baby xxx xxx.
Outside Kielys' shop was a further array of smiling volunteers.
L to R: Heather Robinson and son, Ann Kiely, Ronnie Moore and Jean Walshe. (2011).
March 2010, outside Walshs' shop. L. to R. - Bernie Phelan, Maurice Nugent and Jack Kelly.
Outside Fogartys' and Wick's Shop - March 2007.
Outside the Post Office - March 2007 - Biddy Hanlin and Peggy Cuddihy.
Daffodils galore at Coolroe, Portlaw, by Killowen Garden Enterprises (Greenes'). March 2009.
Outside Bláthanna (Walshs') - March 2010.
Outside Post Office, Queen Street - March 2010.
Outside Fogartys' and Wick's - March 2010.
Master xxxxx Robinson in a daffodil garden at Mayfield, Portlaw,
by Killowen Garden Enterprises (Greenes'). (March 2010).
N.B. Am not familiar with all the names.
If YOU know the missing ones, an email would be appreciated, mentioning the relative photo number also.