Southern Star 15.11.1958

Great excitement was evident in Clonmult during the week when the ESB current was switched on. This long awaited event has now become a reality and the inhabitants have become equipped with electric kettles, irons and heaters. The village itself has been switched on with a few days and the outside townlands are now being connected. To date the residents to the north of the village have not been connected, but it is understood that it will not be long before they have the light. The Clonmult school house was connected on Monday.

Switch-on Social for Clonmult: Through the initiative of two or three local inhabitants a social evening will be held in Clonmult school house on Friday November 21st. Rev. Fr. Egan P.P. who will perform the Swicth-on ceremony , has granted permission for the use of the school house. A ladies committee has been formed to attend to the catering, while a most entertaining programme is being got up by the organising committee.

Macra na Feirme Jottings: At the monthly meeting of the local Macra na Feirme branch held on Monday Mr. Edmond Barry presided. Miss Lily Hegarty gave a comprehensive report on the current activities of the branch. Arrangements were made for the forthcoming dance in Dungourney Hall.

Agricultural Class at Clonmult: Winter Agricultural classes have just commenced in Clonmult Schoolhouse under the auspices of the Cork Co. Committee of Agricultural. The lecturer is Maurice Queally B.Agr.Sc. The lectures will be on Tuesday and Thursday of each week until Christmas.