A YEAR on since Colette Twomey became Ireland’s first ever directly-elected Mayor, she will conclude her term on Thursday 4th June and her successor will be installed. When the Government announced they were going to abolish all Town Councils in May 2014, the people of Clonakilty, led by the local Dúchas Clonakilty Heritage group, initiated a campaign to retain the position of “Mayor of Clonakilty” after the council went.
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CLONAKILTY’S first ever directly-elected Mayor, Ms Colette Twomey performed the official switch-on of the town’s Christmas Lights at Asna Square recently. In doing so, the tradition of the Town Mayor doing the Christmas Lights switch-on continues, something that has been lost in all other towns this year since the abolition of the town councils in May.
THE man who is credited as putting Clonakilty on the map through the founding and promotion of the now world-famous Clonakilty Black Pudding, will be honoured posthumously at 11.30am on this Friday 5th December when a street nameplate will be officially unveiled. Last January the then Town Council voted unanimously to rename Bridge St. in the town after the late Mr. Twomey who died a number of years ago.
MAYOR of Clonakilty Colette Twomey recently performed the official opening of the new “Le Chéile” facility at the local Gaelscoil Mhichíl Uí Choileáin. “Le Chéile” is a new state-of-the-art facility on the school grounds which Gaelscoil pupils can attend before and after normal school times. Príomhoide of An Gaelscoil, Ms. Carmel NicAirt said that the facility was put in place in response to some parents working away from Clonakilty during the
LOCAL businesswoman Colette Twomey was the winner fo the first Clonakilty Mayoral Council elections held in the town recently. Ms Twomey is the Chief Executive of the Clonakilty Black Pudding Co. and tipped the poll in the vore which saw an impressive 36% of elligible voters turn out.
THE Managing Director of the Clonakilty Blackpudding Company, Colette Twomey has been knighted by the Commanderie de Fins Goustiers du Duche d’Alencon at a special ceremony in Clonakilty. The award was given in recognition of the company’s outstanding contribution to food.
CLONAKILTY Blackpudding’s MD Colette Twomey has been named as the Cisco Women Mean Business Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year. Colette received the prestigious award at the Women Mean Business annual awards ceremony and conference held at Dublin’s Shelbourne Hotel.