posted on July 16, 2012 10:39
The Trust organises holiday camps or 'Friendship Weeks' through the year in Kilcuan and Cois Cuain. Friendship Week 7 starts on Saturday 14th July, after a weekend of settling in to Kilcuan, Monday started with a walk in the Walled Garden and Bowling in Oranmore, Tuesday - a rainy start so Mass & activities in the house, after dinner they were entertained by a local family - the McCarthy's trad music and our own Bodhran player, Aisling. Wednesday they travelled to Knock shrine and Mass at 12noon, after Lunch they went on a Guided tour. They danced the night away to the music of Paul Gaughan. Thursday after breakfast all off to City Limits which is a favourite with the group. The Guests are from Sligo/Leitrim, the carers from Sligo, Leitrim and Cavan. Many of the carers return every year to this week. They enjoy delicious food here this week sponsored by companies and friends from Sligo, Total Produce, Drumkilty Eggs, Connacht Gold, Mary Rooney, Ann Darcy and prepared by Margaret, Maeve, Ann and helped by others. Friday they all return home after another brilliant week here in the lovely place 'Kilcuan' Many thanks to the guests, carers and everybody that contributed to the week.