Once again the young dancing group Cosa Beoga who have been hitting the country by storm made their way into the finals of the hugely popular RTE ! All Ireland Talent Show. Qualifying through the semi finals on Sunday night, they will now take part in the All-Ireland Final on March 20th. Cosa Beoga who are based in Abbeyknockmoy, feature three young dancers from the parish, Adam and Lauren Hession of Ballybrone and Robert Carr of Waterview. The children of Brian and Marie Hession and John and Margo Carr along with the others have given wonderful entertainment ant it is a huge honour to have them in the final of the All Ireland Talent Competition.
In celebration of this outstanding achievement there is a Celebration Hooley on this Friday night in the Abbey Inn, Abbeyknockmoy commencing at 9 pm with Francis Flaherty and Tommy Flaherty providing the music. Admission will be 5 euro with proceeds towards Cosa Beoga. These young people have given huge pride to the entire area during a time of struggle for many and they are to be encouraged and supported in every way. this is an opportunity of the people of the surrounding area to say thanks to a wonderful talented group of young people.
Frank Kearney, Tuam Herald