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Daffodil Day 2017


Daffodil Day in aid of The Irish Cancer Society on Friday 24th March was a huge success;it was a beautiful Spring day with the sun beaming down into late evening; as I made my way to the Daffodil collection points, I could not help reminding myself of my favourite poem Daffodils by Wm. Wordsworth; I too felt like dancing seeing a host of golden daffodils!.The tables were all appropriately decorated with balloons; posters, daffodils and other merchandise as were the volunteers in "Daffodil Day" colours. The people of North Monaghan, the surrounding areas and the passing through Vehicle owners,gave so generously and willingly to this Annual fundraiser.  Over €4,000 was raised and remittances are still coming in. Thanks to all who contributed and the dedicated  and loyal workers.  All monies raised go directly to The Irish Cancer Society.

The Irish Cancer Society is Ireland's National Cancer Charity who creates an awareness of cancer, provides information and very crucial services to patients and their families

The local organisers of Daffodil Day wish to thank the many people who took the time and effort to pluck fresh daffodils and the business people for allowing collections to be taken up outside their premises; also providing refreshments to the workers.

A big "Thank you" to all WHO SUPPORTED OR HELPED IN ANY WAY DAFFODIL DAY 2017".  Final figure on monies raised on the day and donations received since will be published. soon.

"Go mbeirimid beo ar an am seo aris"  ( NANCY MCCLUSKEY)


The amount of money raised on Daffodil Day 24th March 2017 in aid of The Irish Cancer Society in the Emyvale|Aughnacloy area was 4,101euro..  Well done!

What a splendid display of fresh golden daffodils that were for sale; flowers from many gardens; in fact, one lady contributor planted a quantity of daffodil bulbs last Autumn so that they would be in full bloom for Daffodil Day the following Spring.  What a fantastic idea!

With renewed thanks to all who helped or did their bit for Daffodil Day 2017 (NMcC)  

The sun was shining on those who manned the Daffodil Stations in Emyvale and Aughnacloy on Friday March 24th and hopefully on those who contributed to the collection for the Irish Cancer Society. We hope to bring you a total later but for now - well done to all involved. Our photos only show some of those who helped out at two stations when I called but there were many more. A special well done to Pauline Treanor, who coordinated the entire venture. We also captured a photo of Eamonn Farmer who arrived with a huge bunch of Daffodils for the stations. Well done to him and all the others who supplied daffodils.