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A pictorial record of the Lord Mayor’s year in office 2007/08

A pictorial record of the Lord Mayor’s year in office

Pictured at the launch (L to R): Cllr. Donal Counihan, Lord Mayor of Cork 2007/08, Michael Mulcahy, Chief Executive Officer, Progressive News & Media Ltd. (making a presentation to Cllr. Counihan) and Cllr. Brian Bermingham, Lord Mayor of Cork 2008/09

The presentation of the souvenir book to Cllr Donal Counihan to commemorate his year in office as Lord Mayor of Cork in 2007/2008 took place at Blackrock Castle recently.  A large group of family, friends and members of the business and civic community of Cork attended the event. The Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr. Brian Bermingham attended and spoke of the role of the Lord Mayor of Cork in the lives of Cork people. He congratulated Cllr. Counihan for his exceptional year and for his great contribution to the city and its people.

Cllr. Counihan spoke of his delight at the opportunity given to him to represent the people of Cork in the historic office of Lord Mayor and thanked all the people that had made his year in office so fulfilling. Cllr. Counihan said that this book was an excellent record of the events that took place during his year in office.

Michael Mulcahy , CEO, Progressive News & Media, the publisher of the book said that Cllr. Counihan was such a popular Lord Mayor that the book could be three times the size such was the amount of photographs that were available from all the events that the former Lord Mayor had attended. He thanked Cllr. Counihan for his exceptional contribution to Cork, its people and its business community. He presented Cllr Counihan with a painting by the Cork artist, Kevin Sanquest, which depicts the Mansion House which was the former home of the Lord Mayors of Cork in the 1700s and is now part of the Mercy University Hospital which celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2007.  Mr. Mulcahy also presented the former Lady Mayoress Breda Counihan with a Newbridge Silverware necklace and thanked her for her wonderful contribution to Cork during the mayoralty.

A pictorial record of the Lord Mayor’s year in office

Pictured at the launch (L to R):  Clair McSweeney, Facilities Manager, Blackrock Castle Observatory, Breda Counihan, Lady Mayoress 2007/08 and Cllr. Donal Counihan, Lord Mayor of Cork 2007/08.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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