Ballyneety Aug 17

LECTURE: A lecture on South Liberties GAA 1884 to 1946 will be given by Tom Toomey at the courthouse in Ballyneety on August 21 at 8.30 pm. The lecture will deal with the early success of Liberties player and characters that were prominent with the club. Also the decline of the club in the 1920s and 1930s until its re-emergence in the 1940s.

LECTURE: A lecture on South Liberties GAA 1884 to 1946 will be given by Tom Toomey at the courthouse in Ballyneety on August 21 at 8.30 pm. The lecture will deal with the early success of Liberties player and characters that were prominent with the club. Also the decline of the club in the 1920s and 1930s until its re-emergence in the 1940s.

BEREAVEMENT: The passing of Pat Franklin, Ballysimon Road and late of Cahernorry, was mourned last week. Pat a well known sportsman had a keen interest in hurling and motor cycling. He gave much of his time to the Dalcassian Motor Cycling club. He also played hurling with South Liberties being on the under 16 in 1958 and the under 18 panel in 1960, both winners of county hurling championships. His brother Mike played on these teams. Many of these teams were on the guard of honour at his funeral, organised by South Liberties. His coffin was draped in the green and gold of Liberties as the club paid fitting honour to a past great. He was laid to rest in Doonass cemetery. He is survived by his wife Phyliss, daughter Sarah sons Jim and Padraig, brothers and a large number of relatives and friends.

MURAL: Sixth class in Knockea national school, have competed a mural in Ballyneety Golf Club and it was unveiled before the school holidays. This work is an addition to the mural in Ballyneety, also painted by pupils from the same school.