Daffodil Day Volunteer Meeting at The Crown

Marie Walsh, as the Castleisland area Daffodil Day organiser, is appealing for volunteers to meet at The Crown Hotel in Castleisland on March 1st at 7pm and to help out on Daffodil Day on March 22nd. Photograph: John Reidy
The first Daffodil Day in Castleisland was held on March 23rd 1989. Pictured on the occasion here outside The Country Market were from left: Mrs. Bridie Galwey and Brid O’Connor, Currow; Bill O’Shea with sellers: Kitty Sheehy, Peggy Reidy and Mary Tarrant with Jack Corkery and Jerry Horan. ©Photograph: John Reidy 23-3-1989

They’ve been blooming early this year and they’re really in the news now that their day is imminent.

A meeting to organise activities around Daffodil Day Fundraising 2019 will be held at the Crown Hotel on Friday, March 1st at 7pm.

Dedication and Support

“Your continuous dedication and support for this important day in the lives of people living with cancer is greatly appreciated,” said Castleisland area organiser, Marie Walsh.

“You can’t underestimate the encouragement and help your involvement provides.

Daffodil Day is held throughout Ireland each year since 1988 in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.

It didn’t catch on in Castleisland until the following year when members of the ICA took it on.

If You’re Free on March 22

If you’re free on the evening of March 1st and would like to get involved in the actual Daffodil Day collection in Castleisland on Friday Friday, March 22nd. you’ll be very welcome,” said Ms.Walsh and she can be contacted on: 086 103 24 36.

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