Lavelle addresses Lucan’s large Kerala Indian community at New Years celebration

January 5, 2014 by  
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Lucan Malayalee - 540x400William Lavelle, local councillor for Lucan, has joined the Lucan Malayalee Club for their New Years Celebration.

The club which is eight years old provides a social platform for Lucan and Adamstown’s large community of Kerala Indians, known as Malayalee. Lucan and Adamstown is the chosen home of nearly 100 Malayalee families, whose roots lie the Kerala region of southern India.

Cllr. Lavelle addressed the Lucan Malayalee Club’s New Year Celebration held on Saturday 4th January in Scoil Lorcain in Palmerstown.

William “thanked the Malayalee community fro playing an active role in community life in Lucan”. William also commended the club on its “important role in preserving and passing on Kerala’s rich culture, including song and dance to their children in Lucan.” William congratulated the organisers and performers at the New Years Celebration which he described “a super showcase for Malayalee song, dance and food.”

William also helped the Lucan Malayalee Club to launch their new website www.lmc.ie