Warm Firgrove welcome for Claudia Buckley

Martin McHugh from Watergrasshill, second left, who celebrated his birthday last Sunday, pictured at the Claudia Buckley dance in The Firgrove Hotel, with his friends, l-r: Pat Carmody (Watergrasshill), Denis O'Callaghan (Glenville) and Jimmy Hegarty (Glenville) - see coverage of the dance in the Entertainment page. (Pic: John Ahern)

Country and Irish sensation, Claudia Buckley from Athenry, was the big attraction in The Firgrove Hotel, Mitchelstown last Sunday night. A very large crowd paid in to be entertained by the daughter of legendary performer, Jimmy Buckley, who continues to tour extensively in Ireland and beyond.

It was Claudia’s ‘Firgrove’ debut and she thanked her fans for turning out in such substantial numbers.

“This is my first time in The Firgrove Hotel and I’m really excited to be here,” she told dancers. 

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