In a message dated 6/13/2005 7:01:16 PM Eastern Standard Time, Jim Coogan
wrote (re the Cherish the Ladies Tour)
> I forget the first night in Galway but the 2nd night at the Great Southern
> Eyre Square was Joanie's 40th birthday party and along came Mirella Murray,
> Heidi Talbot, Eileen Golden, Eileen Ivers, Maureen Doherty as well as
> Gavin and Tim Eady, Paddy Allen was there all the way from Meath -- I know I
> leaving some out but I'll do the best I can remember - anyway the craic was
> great - both the front and rear snugs had music going until way past
> a good time s had by all!!
I'll just add that Mary Bergin was there as well! Joanie's 40th birthday
party was definitely the party of a lifetime, and caused Joanie to comment that
she wasn't sure she could survive another 40th birthday! It was a night (and
trip) I'll never forget, that's for sure.