The Lady Mayoress, Ursula Shannon, hosted a Coffee Morning in the Millennium Hall, City Hall, on 15th September 2011 in aid of Marymount Hospice, Curraheen, Cork.
The Lady Moyoress Ursula Shannon speaking at the Coffee Morning
The event raised a total of €4,606 for Marymount Hospice. There were many voluntary helpers on the day which was well supported by City Council members, staff and the general public.
Ida O' Halloran & Martha Harrington enjoying the Lady Mayoress' Coffee Morning.
Choirs from Bunscoil Chríost Rí Cailiní and Bunscoil Chríost Rí Buachaillí performed for the assembled audience. Christ King Girls Secondary School String Quartet also performed, while secondary schools from the Turner’s Cross area assisted with the smooth running of the event on the morning.
The Lady Mayoress acknowledged the support of the following companies and organisations for their generous support of this event: Bewleys, Barry’s Tea, CMP Dairy, Watkins Catering, Old Mill Confectionery, Nash 19, Healy’s Celebration Cake, Imperial Hotel, Brook Catering, Leonidas Chocolates, Brackens Bakery, Billy Mackesys Douglas Village Foods, Cup Cake Cottage, An Excellent Choice Caterers & Caherbeg Free Range Pork Ltd.
Also in attendance at the Lady Mayoress' Coffee Morning (l-r)Mary Lewis,Irene Saul, Anna Coakley, Marise Kavanagh & Siobhan Smith.
The Lady Mayoress also expressed her appreciation that the people of Cork had supported the event as fully as they had in the past and raised much needed funds for the organisation.