At the launch of the Clonakilty Flood Relief Fund were Mark Whyte, Chairperson Clonakilty Red Cross; Marie O’ Keeffe, President Clonakilty Lions Club; Cllr Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin, Town Mayor and Richard Jennings, President, Clonakilty St Vincent de Paul. Pic: Paddy Feen

THE Clonakilty Flood Relief Fund was set up earlier this week at Clonakilty Credit Union in the aftermath of the recent serve flooding.

The fund was initiated by Town Mayor Cllr. Cionnaith Ó Súilleabháin who approached representatives of local experienced and well-respected organisations who have a long history of administering financial aid to the people of Clonakilty to manage the fund.

Mark White, Chairperson Clonakilty Red Cross; Marie O’Keeffe, President Clonakilty Lions Club and Richard Jennings, President Clonakilty Conference of the St. Vincent de Paul Society will have sole responsibility for managing and administering the funds, after people apply on a confidential form online or by returning hard copies by post.

The postal address is: Clon Flood Relief Fund, c/o St. Vincent de Paul Society, Ozman Court, Casement St, Clonakilty, 023 882 1400.

Forms are also available to download online at www.clonflood.com where people may also donate electronically.