Congratulations: To Maura Williamson who will receive Excellence in Community Service Arts Award for her work and dedication in the setting up, co-ordination and delivery of drama camps an activities for children with special needs in the community. This award will be presented by the Ministers of Hosanna House Cavan at the function next Thursday night. Speaking to Maura she is delighted to be receiving this award and enjoys very much bringing the art of drama to children and adults in the community with special needs. She also says work like this cannot be done alone and Maura would like to thank Carol Anne Farrelly, Colette Maguire, Martina Tiernan, Noelle Farrelly who were also founder members of special ability camps in Killeshandra now running seven years. Maura is also the artistic director of Leitrim Youth Theatre company, Carrigallen and very well known within artistic fields in Leitrim and Cavan.
Congratulations David: We extend our congratulations to David Rawle who has been selected to play the lead role in a new comedy series called ‘Moone boy’. It is a six part comedy series by Chris O’Dowd and Nick Murphy and is set in Boyle, Co. Roscommon in 1989 / 1990s. David will play Marin, a quirky 11-year-old with an imaginary friend (Sean played by Chris O’Dowd) who also narrates the show. David is son of Felim and Bernie Rawle, Carrigallen.
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