Maggie and Billie show their talent
The recent ICA's Got Talent Show in the Horse & Hound, Ballinaboola, proved to be a great success with women from all around the south of the county showcasing their skills before a large and enthusiastic audience.
However, special mention must go to Maggie Morrissey, from the Camross guild, and Billie O'Donnell, from Taghmon, who were the oldest participants on the night.
Maggie, who is 87 years young, recited 'What Senior Citizens are Worth' and brought the house down in roars of laughter. Billie, who is 90, recited 'An Irish Mother' by Percy French. She also showcased her musical talent by playing 'The Town I loved so well' and 'Danny Boy' on the mouth organ - for which she won an award. She had the packed venue singing along with her. Both ladies love the stage and their experience shone through in how relaxed they were as they gave their performances in front of a capacity crowd.
Maggie is a founder member of the Camross guild while Billie, who refers to her age as '30-by-3', is a founder member of the Taghmon guild.