AIB / Macra Banking Info Night & Table Quiz Reminder

AIB Castleisland recently hosted a banking information session for officers of the Kerry Macra na Feirme clubs throughout the area.

Presentations and workshops on the night were delivered on areas including: Convenience Banking; Lending to the Agri Sector; Account Opening; Applying for a Home Loan and Financial Planning. “Many queries and questions were raised on the night including the criteria for applying for a home loan and the implications of having no security available when applying for a farm loan,” said Donal Whelton, AIB Regional Agri-advisor.

Kileentierna Macra na Feirme member, Christine Buckley from Firies reminding all of their table quiz at Browne's Bar on Friday night at 8.30pm. ©Photograph: John Reidy
Killeentierna Macra na Feirme member, Christine Buckley from Firies reminding all of their table quiz at Browne’s Bar on Friday night at 8.30pm. ©Photograph: John Reidy

The demonstration on AIB’s online offering was very well received. Hosting the event in the Castleisland office, Manager, Ger O’Connor said that the branch was delighted to welcome Kerry Macra Na Feirme members and he hoped that all the officers present found the evening of benefit.

It’s Macra Table Quiz Time

While at the above in the AIB, Killeentierna Macra na Feirme Club member and All-Ireland Queen of the Land title winner 2015 / 16, Christine Buckley told me that her club will hold its annual table quiz on this Friday night, January 27th in Browne’s Bar, Lower Main Street, Castleisland.

The event will start at 8.30pm sharp. Invitations are being issued to teams /tables of four at €20 per table.

“There will be loads of farming and non farming spot prizes on the night. A great night of entertainment is guaranteed – with some novel rounds of questions thrown in,” said the event spokesperson.

There will be live music afterwards through the regular Friday night traditional session in the front bar at Browne’s afterwards. So don’t delay – Keep on Cramming!

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