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Wednesday 23 October 2019

Town ICA guild formed

COMMITTEE ELECTED AT INAUGURAL MEETING

CONOR CULLEN

AN Irish Countrywomen's Association guild for Wexford town has been established.

Around 50 Wexford ladies made their way to Coolcotts Community Centre last Wednesday for a meeting designed to see if the interest was there and to inform those present all about the ICA.

Federation president Breda Banville informed all present of the association's history, aims and objectives and what the ICA in Co Wexford is up to.

She was ably assisted by liaison officer Dee Devereaux and county secretary Mary Fitzgerald, who talked about the ICA Adult Education College in An Grianán, as well as the fun, support, skills and competitions that are all part of the association.

After a discussion and question-andanswer session, a new guild. It will be called Wexford Town ICA.

The first committee elected was as follows: president Breda Meagher, vice-president Samantha Paya, secretary Mary O'Hanlon, assistant secretary Agnes O'Dowd, treasurer Imelda Lacey and committee members Bernie Bolger, Bridget Walsh, Liz Murphy and Mary Strahan.

Wexford Town ICA will hold its first meeting on this Thursday, October 20, in Coolcotts Community Centre at 7.30 p.m. and all interested ladies are invited to attend.

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