12 November 2019

GOLDEN JUBILEE CELEBRATIONS FOR CLARA PARISH PRIEST

The people of Clara, Horseleap and Streamstown filled St. Brigid's Church, Clara to capacity on Saturday 4th. June to share in the celebration mass to mark the golden jubilee of his ordination to the priesthood of their local P.P., Father Patrick Keary.

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A Banner across the road into Clara proclaims the good news.

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Father Keary prepares to celebrate mass.

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Concelebrants: Fr. Vincent Fallon, Fr. Maurice Henry, Fr. Paddy Keary, Fr. Hyacinth Ennis.

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One of the 2 choirs who added to the celebration.

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The junior choir

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The church was full to capacity

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Fr. Vincent Fallon making a presentation to Father Keary on behalf of the people of Clara.

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Preparations in full swing at Clara G.A.A. hall

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The celebrations continue

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Goretti O'Dea, Dominic Guinan, Father P. Keary, Fr. V.  Fallon.

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Brian Gavin makes a presentation on behalf of Clara G.A.A.

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John Nestor makes a presentation on behalf of St. Brigid's Credit Union.

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Noel Flynn makes a presentation on behalf of Kilcormac-Killoughey G.A.A.

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Cutting the cake.