102 years young, Richard (Dick) Draper cuts his birthday cake to celebrate with friends, relations and staff of Skibbereen Community Hospital on Sunday. Included with Dick in photo are, Marie Nyhan, Carmel Murhphy, Jerry Sheehan, Josie O’Donoghue and Lilian Clerke. Pic: Garry Minihane
BANDON’S most famous son Graham Norton celebrated his 50th birthday by beginning the thirteenth series of his hot BBC chat show with superstar Tom Cruise who was in London promoting his new movie Oblivion. On hearing that he had just turned 50, Cruise surprised the Bandon man with a surprise birthday gift of a Mexican Mariachi band who played Happy Birthday for the West Cork star.
TWELVE is definitely the magic number for Millie O`Sullivan from Castletownbere who celebrates here birthday on December 12th, 2012. Millie was born at 12 minutes past 12 on the 12/12/2000 meaning that she turned 12-years-old at 12:12 on 12/12/12!
SPECSAVERS Bandon, located in the Riverview Shopping Centre celebrated its first birthday this week with an in-store family fun day, where customers were invited to join in the festivities as the staff cut the store’s first birthday cake kicking off the celebrations. Customers were also treated to plenty of in-store competitions and promotions on the day.