Party time; Pleased to meat you

    James O’Brien, Miss Kilkenny Niamh De Brun, TJ Reid, Anne Neary and Edward Hayden

    Pics:  Greg MacLennan

    MASTER butchers from O’Brien’s Butchers, Loughboy Shopping Centre are looking forward to treating our people to a family fun afternoon on this Saturday from noon to 2pm.

    Chefs Balazs Lesznek and Jill Antrop

    According to owner James O’Brien, who took over from dad Gerry O’Brien the family have been open for business for 38 years, ever since his father and mother opened the doorsin 1980. “This party is to thank all our loyal customers, without whom we wouldn’t be here today,” he told The Reporter.

    O’Brien’s Butchers promises a party of fun and food with MC Siobhan Donohoe and  chef Anne Neary who will take on Fr. Willie Purcell in a barbeque cook-off.

    Gerry and Mary O’Brien with son James O’Brien

    The new chefs at O’Brien’s will cook for old and new customers, with children’s entertainment and treats.

    At a photoshoot James said he was honoured to have many

    well-known faces to support him and his new venture.

    Guests will be hurling star TJ Reid, Miss Kilkenny Niamh de Brun and chefs Edward Hayden with Anne Neary.