BRÓN: The death occurred on Wednesday last, February 20 of Danny Duggan of Sugarhill. He was aged 81 and was son of the late Patrick Duggan and Mary Sheehan. He had been in poor health in recent times. Danny’s remains lay in repose at his niece, Anna Maria’s residence, Newcastle West on Thursday evening and were brought to Templeglantine church on Friday for the funeral mass. Afterwards burial took place in Calvary cemetery, Newcastle West. Danny was a very popular member of the community and will be sadly missed by all. He is survived by his brothers Jack, Brendan, Patsy and Leo, sisters Theresa and Ita, nephews, nieces and other relatives. I bhFlaitheas Dé go raibh a anam.
The death occurred on Wednesday last of Lizzie Leahy, Ballycommane, grandmother of Declan Reidy, Church Road, Templeglantine West and aunt of John Leahy, Glenshesk. Déanaimid comhbhrón leo agus leis na gaolta eile. Beannacht Dé ar a hanam. Condolences to Willie Curtin, Devon Road on the death of his sister Eily Cutin, Ballycommane, who died on Sunday last. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.
CÚRSAÍ EAGLAISE: : The daily mass times in the local church this week are as follows, Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 6.30pm,Tuesday and Thursday at 9.30pm. There will be no mass on Saturday morning. The annual Trócaire Lenten Appeal has now commenced and the Trócaire packs for households are available for collection in the church. Each year the proceeds of the appeal go to very deserving causes in countries where hunger and suffering is widespread. The contributions placed in the boxes should brought to the church on Holy Thursday night. The special First Holy Communion preparation mass for February took place on Saturday evening last.
The anniversary mass for Tom W Flynn was celebrated on Saturday evening and for Pat Sheehan on Sundayt. The anniversary mass for Nora Dillane will be on Wednesday evening and for James Jarnett, Tullig North on Sunday next. The month’s mind mass for Jimmy Finnegan will be celebrated on Saturday evening next (6.00pm). Beannacht ar Dé ar a n-anamnacha .
COMHALTAS: The Munster Adjudicators course held at the Devon Inn Hotel on last weekend was well attended and very successful. Five members of the local craobh attended. There were two wonderful sessions of music as well as a singing session held there on Saturday night.
Entertainers from the craobh will be visiting St Ita’s Hospital on Sunday next. Any members who would like to participate should be at St Ita’s at 2.00pm. A new music class term is now beginning and any outstanding class fees should be handed in on Mondayday night next.
AWARDS NIGHT: There is an attractive line up of entertainers for this year’s West Limerick Radio 102FM Awards Night which will take place at the Devon Inn on Monday, March 11. Mick Flavin will provide the backing band on the night. Some of the award winners include Jason Travers, Trudie Lawlor, Gary Gamble, Micheal Collins, Crystal Swing and Sean Brennan. That’s only a flavour of the talent that’s being honoured on the night. Doors open 7.45pm; show starts 8.30pm, admission €15. Further information from 069 66200.