Meeting the Mayor of the Whitsunday Regional Council, Cllr. Andrew Willcox.

 

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Whitsunday Regional Council Mayor Andrew Willcox and Jennifer
Cyclone Debbie caused a great deal of damage to buildings, fences, sign posts but mainly to trees. So many are stripped bare and the mountainside, although slowly recovering resembles an area burnt out by bushfire. The clean-up continues and everywhere you look there are teams of tradies trucks and machinery parked outside properties in the throes of assessing or repairing damaged buildings. Continue reading “Meeting the Mayor of the Whitsunday Regional Council, Cllr. Andrew Willcox.”

Radio Interview in Ireland

The Quest to find Prendergast ancestors continues. Radio Interview in Ireland

Lorna Moloney has been presenting the genealogy radio show on Raidio Corca Baiscinn since 2014. Raidio Corca Baiscinnin is based in South West Clare, Ireland.  Lorna has invited all the leading genealogists from around the world as her guests on her show.

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I was first interviewed on Radio Corca Bascinn in 2014 when I had just started out on my journey to find out more about my Irish Roots and at a time when my father Jim Prendergast was gravely ill and losing his battle with Parkinson’s disease. Continue reading “Radio Interview in Ireland”

There is a Heart in the Heart of the Reef

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWhen Cyclone Debbie struck Airlie Beach at 1pm on Tuesday March 28, 2017 no-one knew the amount of havoc that it had wreaked upon homes, commercial buildings, fences, trees, power poles and street signs.

Those that braved out the storm and stayed in their homes were scared beyond belief and still seem dazed and shocked at having lived through “the most terrifying day of their life” as one person described the terrifying event. Continue reading “There is a Heart in the Heart of the Reef”

Australian preparations for the High Tea to be held at Enniscorthy Castle with the team in Ireland.

Staging a High Tea at Enniscorthy Castle

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Enniscorthy Castle

 

This is the way the Castle was set up during the time David Hasslacher and hid family lived here

 

 

Continue reading “Australian preparations for the High Tea to be held at Enniscorthy Castle with the team in Ireland.”