MACRA NA FEIRME: New Cork Club established with portmanteau name

10 April 2017
By Bryan T. Smyth

In the English language a portmanteau is “a large travelling bag, typically made of stiff leather and opening into two equal parts”, but more importantly in this context it is “a word blending the sounds and combining the meanings of two others”. A fine recent example in Cork is Glenhill

Seandun’s Newest Club to Host Table Quiz
Glenhill Macra will host a table quiz this Holy Thursday night April 13th at 8:30pm in the Hut Bar, Watergrasshill. This club stems from Glenville Macra which was previously in existence in the area but took a break in recent years. The club was recently reformed and has changed it’s name to ‘Glenhill’ to encompass it’s catchment area of Glenville and Watergrasshill. All funds from the table quiz will go towards the renovation of Watergrasshill. Church. There will be a raffle and refreshments on the night and tables of 4 can enter for €20. All support would be greatly appreciated to help support Seandun’s newest club’s first fundraising event.

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