George Lee interviews locals for RTE

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George Lee, RTE’s agriculture correspondent spent yesterday, Saturday, June 14th, interviewing in South Wicklow and North Wexford on the subject of rural isolation and poverty.

He first visited Quinn’s Mart in Carnew and spoke to farmers and workers there, and then paid a visit to Askamore. He interviewed Paddy Byrne, representing Muintir na Tíre locally, Pat Murray who spoke on behalf of IFA, Mary Donohoe of Askamore Community Alert and Jim Martin, chairman of Askamore Community Council. The interviews are to be broadcast on Wednesday next, June 18th on 6.01 News.

Askamore Community Council fundraising – winner of October draw

The eighth monthly draw in Askamore Community Council’s fundraising was made  on Saturday night last.

The winner of October’s €100 is Mary Kenny, Brideswell.

The next draw will be held on Saturday, November 30th.

If you would like to sign up to the €10 monthly support of our community development, please contact a member of the Community Council

Askamore Community Council fundraising – winners of May draw

The third monthly draw in Askamore Community Council’s fundraising was made  on Saturday night last.

The winners of April’s €100 are Catherine and Mary Doran, Askamore

The next draw will be held on Saturday, June 29th.

If you would like to sign up to the €10 monthly support of our community development, please contact a member of the Community Council

Askamore Community Council fundraising – winners of April draw

The second monthly draw in Askamore Community Council’s fundraising was made  on Saturday night last.

The winners of April’s €100 are Betty and Arthur Quinn, Donishall.

The next draw will be held on Saturday, May 25th.

If you would like to sign up to the €10 monthly support of our community development, please contact a member of the Community Council