Treble the 50th fun for Cassandra

It was a weekend to remember for Cassandra Looby who marked her 50th birthday in style with three separate celebrations.

Cassanda’s birthday fell on Saturday 20th but it started on Thursday when her colleagues at St Patrick’s Centre in Tobar Naofa mustered up a cake for her.

Cassandra is the Nurse Manager at the centre for the past 21 years. Then Friday it was out with her friends to the Ashe hotel for a meal and cocktails. On Saturday, it was a celebration with family at Ballygarry House Hotel and then on Sunday they celebrated with a meal at Gally’s.

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Richie’s bar marks 50 years

If the walls could talk, said Richie Houlihan this week as he hosts a four-day festival to celebrate 50 years in business.

The only ‘Strand Road’bar in the middle of Rock Street, Richie’s is hugely popular with followers from all over town and beyond.

In 1973, Richie and Donie Houlihan bought the bar in –at the time Donie had been working for Richard Chute and Michael Brennan who owned the Brogue and Richie had his own milk round.

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