Macra

Macra Na Feirme

Freemount Macra Na Feirme

Freemount branch of Macra na Feirme was formed in 1962. The
First President was Fr Mathew Kelliher, chairman was Sean
Fitzpatrick, secretary Kathleen Murphy and treasurer Jim Brennan.

Over the years, the club has taken part in such activities as public
speaking, debating, question time and drama competitions. The
club won an All Ireland competition in public speaking as gaeilge in 1964.

Other popular events were Field days,stock judging etc.

Macra was revived in the mid 90's and is at present very
successful with many young people taking part in competition.
 

Winners of the Irish Public Speaking Competition 1964

Winners of the Irish Public Speaking Competition 1964

 Caitlin Ni Murchu Maireide Ni Murchu  Eamon O Regain and Sean Mac Giolla Padraig.

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