V. Rev. James Canon Cowper, DD, PP, VF, Kilmallock, pictured on 6/17/1970, presenting the Benemerenti Medal conferred by Pope Paul to Miss Ellie Falahee who was the priests' housekeeper in Kilmallock for over fifty years. Also pictured: Rev. Eamonn Houlihan, CC, Kilmallock. Miss Falahee was Fr. Houlihan's housekeeper at the time of this presentation.