Fairfield Flyers are flying!

Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress, Cllr. Chris and Angela O’Leary paid a visit to FairField in Farranree to congratulate the organisers of and participants in the _DSC3010 Walking and Running Group. He praised their efforts which were not only good for their health and wellbeing but also helped generate a good community spirit. One of the organisers, Valerie Haynes, explained that locals meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7 pm and walk, run or jog eleven times around the Fair Field walking path which is in excess of three miles. They usually finish at 8pm and there is a ‘great buzz around the area’. She also thanked Jackie Connolly-Kelly and James O’Brien who play a major role in organising the twice weekly event, while Ashley and Eve O’Callaghan, River Lane Bar, Blarney St. have come on board as sponsors, providing distinctive running tops. Local councillors, Mick Nugent, Thomas Gould and Kenneth Collins were also on hand to lend their support while flowers were presented to the Lady Mayoress by Molly and Jennifer Hourigan, Karen, Abbie and Shania Murphy and Millie Peyton. all pics Mike English

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