On Sunday 25th November 2007, after 10:30am mass at Glinsk Church, Fr. Michael Joyce blessed one of a group of “Bothar cows” before the group of cows began their long journey to Rwanda. The Glinsk Bothar group thank everybody in the parish who subscribed to the fund-raising effort to purchase the young heifers early in the year and to the group of families who reared the heifers during the year.
The following families were involved in rearing heifers:
Noel & Catherine Connelly, Ballinakill; Johnny and Kathleen Hegarty, Glinsk; Joe & Evelyn Kelly, Clooncah; Jimmy & Marie Barlow, Cloonfaughna; Martin Dympna Hurley, Ballincurry; Jimmy Conway, Corrspark; Michael & Maureen Hurley, Corrspark; Marie Tiernan, Kilmacrickard; John & Anne Gunning, Knockagonnell; Michael & Margaret Giblin, Glenamaddy; John & Eileen Collins, Scregg, Kilkerrin; Thanks also to Noirin Conway, Joe & Elizabeth Tarpey, Keeloguesbeg; and Michael Quinn, Arda.