Derrybeg Reunion 24th Sept 2011

Former and current residents of Derrybeg Estate, Newry, from far and wide met in Bellinis Newry on the evening of 24th September 2011. Around 250 people turned up to meet old friends and to share memories. The event was universally deemed a great success and plans are already underway for a repeat some time in the future.

The event which began with a champagne reception at the door entrance  was follow by entertainment, an excellent buffet, awards for many residents from the area, fun sketches and a raffle. A DVD made up of many photos from the last 50 years all contributed to a night enjoyed by all.

The proceeds for the successful, event was shared with McMillan Cancer Care who received £1525.00 and PIPS Newry & Mourne  who received the proceeds From the raffle which amounted to £748.27

Pictured below is Josephine McGivern and her two children Darrah & Cassy who presented the cheques on behalf of the event fundraisers to Martha McGrath (McMillan Cancer Care) and Seamus McCabe from PIPS Newry & Mourne