Feb 23

Recent Deaths: The death has occurred of Pat Ryan, Ballyconry, Lattin. A well known personality in the community, Pat had built up a great store of knowledge on local people and events, which he acquired through his work as a publican in the village over a long number of years. A large concourse of mourners were in attendance at the removal of his remains from Whelan’s Funeral Home, Tipperary to the Church of the Assumption, Lattin. and at the following day’s Requiem Mass and burial in Shronell Cemetery.

Recent Deaths: The death has occurred of Pat Ryan, Ballyconry, Lattin. A well known personality in the community, Pat had built up a great store of knowledge on local people and events, which he acquired through his work as a publican in the village over a long number of years. A large concourse of mourners were in attendance at the removal of his remains from Whelan’s Funeral Home, Tipperary to the Church of the Assumption, Lattin. and at the following day’s Requiem Mass and burial in Shronell Cemetery.

He is survived by his wife Alice, sons Patrick and James, daughters Marianne and Sarah, brother Liam, sisters Winifred and Eileen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephew Richard, relatives, neighbours and friends.

The death has occurred of Bridget O’Brien of Clonaskeagh Hospital, Dublin and formerly of Verscoyle Court, Dublin and Ballinard Cross, Tipperary. Bridget, who was one of the country’s oldest citizens, was in her 106th year. Her funeral took place to St. Patrick’s Church, Cullen, where Requiem Mass was celebrated, followed by burial in the local cemetery. Sympathy is extended to her nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.

The death has occurred of Jerry Farrell, Ballyrobin, Cullen, and late of Knockcanedoolis, Garrydoolis, Co. Limerick. Removal took place from his residence to St. Patrick’s Church, Cullen, where Requiem Mass was celebrated followed by burial in the local cemetery. He is survived by his wife Anne, daughters Bernadette and Caroline, brothers, sons-in-law Andy and Padraic, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren Abbie, Rachel, Dominic, Edward, Padraic and Megan, nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Sympathy is also extended to the relatives and friends of John Griffith of Coolbaun, Killinick, County Wexford whose funeral took place in Lattin recently.

Lourdes Fund: The Cashel and Emly Lourdes Fund annual draw will take place on March 9. As this is the main source of funding for this organization, it is hoped that it will be well supported. There are forty prizes on offer and tickets costing €20 may be purchased from local members.

Soccer: The A Team were defeated by 3 -2 away to Two Mile Borris in last Sunday’s Shield semi-final. The same teams will be in action in a Division 1 game in Aisling Park next Sunday.

All three underage games played by St Davids on last Saturday week resulted in victories. The U.11s won away to Castle United by 4 – 0. The U.13s, with a hat trick from Ben Quinn and a goal from Aaron Landers, defeated Kilmallock by 4 -2 in the cup. The U.15s defeated Murroe by 3 -1, with two goals from Jason Murphy and one from Jared Halligan.

Next Saturday St Davids U.11 team is at home to Donohill at 12.30pm, the U.13s will travel to Charleville for a 11am kick-off and the U.15s will play Hospital in the second round of the cup at 11 am in Knockane.

Ladies Football: The Under 16s played Arravale Rovers in our first challenge match of the season.

A Great night was had by all sixteen teams which participated in the fundraising quiz for Lattin-Cullen Ladies Football team. The club wish to thank all the businesses who sponsored tables; Barlow Headstones, Tipperary Co-op, Danny O Farrell, John O’ Heney Electrical, Willie Crotty Contractors and Paul Kelly (Noel Ryan s pub). Thanks to Flanagans Lane Bistro, Sara-Lynn hairdressers and all those who donated spot prizes. Thanks to Nooreen for her great hospitality on the night.

Well done to Emer Quirke and Lara O’Dwyer who were on the County Under 14 panel. which played Limerick in a challenge last Sunday in Lattin. Tipperary was defeated, but it was a worthwhile challenge. Trials are still ongoing for the County Under 16 team, so best of luck to the girls from the club attending these.

Black bags of unwanted clothes can be dropped into the referee’s room during any training session We hope to cover the cost of a set of jerseys for both boys and girls under 16 teams from the proceeds..

Food Production: Limerick West GIY, with the aim of inspiring people to grow their own food, will hold its February meeting on Thursday February, 21 at 7.00pm sharp in D&M Garden Centre, Croagh with new growers and old hands all welcome. This month’s talk will be given by Rachael O’Grady who will speak about fruit trees. There will also be a small piece about potatoes with the emphasis on taste, disease resistance etc.

GIY’s vision is for a healthier, more connected and more sustainable world where people grow their own food. The organisation brings people together in community groups and online to inspire and empower them to grow vegetables. More information from www.giyireland.com.