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In Pictures: Camross Comhaltas raise much needed funds for Cuisle Centre

Camross Comhaltas present cheque to Cuisle Centre

Camross CCE Branch held a fundraising concert for the Cuisle Centre to help with their costs of providing cancer services for patients in Laois recently in Ballyfin Community Centre.

The hall committee generously provided the premises for free on the night.

Among the performers on the night were Cosy Choir Café Mountrath and also the the All Ireland Scor na Nóg winners 2017 from Borris-Kilcotton who brought down the house.

Camross CCE Branch All Ireland Scoriocht 2017 winners also performed as did singer Martin Delaney.

Camross Comhaltas would like to thank all the performers who came along to give their services for such a worthy cause.

A spokesperson said: “A raffle was also held on the night we thank all sponsors who donated raffle prizes on the night.

“O’Loughlin’s Hotel, Portlaoise, Primary Colours Portlaoise, Eddie Phelan’s Restaurant, Mountrath, Telford’s Mountrath, Supervalu Portlaoise, Breslin’s Pharmacy Portlaoise and Music Generation.

“Numerous other prizes were donated by branch member parents and we thank them also for the lovely cup of tea.”

A total of €1,500 was raised on the night, a tremendous achievement.

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.