St. Patrick’s Day 2022: Music and Irish Stew at the Cathedral Youth Club

The craic was 90 they say at the Cathedral Youth Club’s St. Patrick’s Day festivities on Thursday as all celebrated the patron saint.

Two and a half hours of events saw large crowds enjoying music with Damien McCabe and Jack McGoldrick as well as traditional Irish stew, apple pie and cream or an optional fries from the ‘famous’ cathedral youth club ” of 7 coins, followed by a bingo with great prizes offered.

Club manager Jeanette Warke said she was delighted with the turnout and everyone enjoyed themselves and ate to celebrate the day.

“It was nice to see so many people show up for Thursday’s cross-community event. We had it all – Irish stew, music and great craic. All age groups were represented and I would like to warmly thank our funders of the event.

“A big thank you also to all the staff today who gave of their time to make it all such a success. It was a busy kitchen for over two hours, serving great food and even my own apple pie and my cream exploded!”

Part of Thursday’s celebration also saw an art display by the club’s youngsters upstairs with some fantastic pieces on display.