Anniversary of Twinning Charter Clonakilty '90
A delegation of 74 people from Waldaschaff will spend a week in Clonakity beginning on 19th August 2015 to celebrate "the most successful town twinning in Western Europe".
1n 1989 the Chairman of Clonakilty UDC Cllr Charles R Cullinane & Waldaschaff Burgermeister Peter Winter signed the Twinning Charter in Waldaschaff between the two towns.
The following year, 1990, a similar ceremony was held in Clonakilty when the then Chairman of Clonakilty UDC Cllr Raymond O'Neill & Waldaschaff Burgermeister Peter Winter signed the Twinning Charter.
So, 25 years after the Clonakilty event and to celebrate "the most successful town twinning in Western Europe" a large delegation of 74 people from Waldaschaff will visit Clonakity for a week arrriving on 19th August 2015.
The delegation will be led by Marcus Grimm, Bürgermeister of Waldaschaff and Kurt Dyroff, Chairman of Waldaschaff's twinning association 'Freundeskreis Clonakilty'.
Expect lots of organised & impromptu brass music as Musikverein Waldaschaff will be in town!
Waldaschaff School visits Clonakilty
On Wednesday 25th March 11 students from Waldaschaff travelled to Clonakilty to take part in a school exchange with the Clonakilty Convent of Mercy Secondary School.
Not only was it the first exchange between the two schools but it was also a unique experience for the all-girl Convent of Mercy School to have six boys attending their school.
The students (Arne Barros-Hagemann, Clara Brehm, Conny Berr, Dilan Ertürk, Felix Roth, Luis Habel, Lukas Fleischer, Luna Hessler, Melisa Erkan, Tarkan Meric ) were accompanied by School Principal Reinhold Eckert, Vice-Principal Joachim Brand, English teacher Philipp Wissel, School caretaker Steffi Brehm, Lore Steigerwald outgoing Chairman of Freundeskreis Clonakilty, Heidi Eckert and Barbara Brand.