WEATHER FORCES CANCELLATION OF CARRICKMACROSS VINTAGE DAY

28 September 2012 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By Veronica Corr

The Monster Vintage Day scheduled to take place in Carrickmacross this weekend has been cancelled due to the adverse weather condtions. It is hoped the event, which was to have taken place this Sunday 30th September will be re-scheduled when the weather improves, although no date has yet being confirmed.
The day, organised by Carrickmacross Vintage Club would have been in aid of Steadfast House. Carrickmacross Vintage Club and Steadfast House would like to thank the community for their input, interest and good will. In addition, they wish to apologise for any inconvenience caused.
The decision to cancel, or rather postpone, this well publicised event was taken at a meeting chaired by John Joe Cunningham on Tuesday night last in Cunningham’s Loft.
The general consensus amongst the large attendance was that the wet weather would have had a detrimental effect on the field located on the Shercock Road, which Bernadette and Mick McKittrick so generously offered to organisers.
Although the postponement of this fundraiser is a disappointment, Carrickmacross Vintage Club and Steadfast House took the decision unanimously.
There was massive praise for Bernadette and Mick McKittrick, Martin White was thanked for his safety statement and the help Sgt. David Forde from Carrickmacross Garda Station gave was acknowledged gratefully.
Francie Cassidy, speaking on behalf of Steadfast House thanked Mick McKittrick for his on-going support of the charity since its foundation in 1967. He also hailed …

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