Congratulations: to Rathkeale Jockey Emmet McNamara who rode a double at Dundalk recently- Sheik Mohanad’s keeping and Bayab for Gordon Elliot.
Bridge Club Results: 1st Phil Fitzgerald - Ann Roche; Joint 2nd- Mary Donovan - Eileen Kennedy and Mary Tobin - Kay Clarkin; 4th Pat Neville - Maureen Airey.
Red cross party: The red cross party held in Rathkeale House Hotel on Friday night last was an outstanding success. Michael O’mohony provided the dance music. And our parish priest Fr Phonsie Cullinan sang a melody of songs, followed by Fr Willie Russell. Thanks to Damien O’Grady, Rathkeale House Hotel, for the excellent meal and the service.
Thomas Street: Even after two accidents on the footpaths in Thomas Street, nothing has been done to repair the footpaths or indeed the street. Now people are complaining that the lights on Thomas Street are not working at night.
congratulations: to Joe Dunlevy who celebrated his 80th birthday in Rathkeale House Hotel on Saturday last with family and friends.
Congratulations: to Patrick Naughton Jnr, who celebrated his birthday recently with family and friends.
Congratulations: to Jeffery markham, castlematrix who celebrated his 21st birthday recently with family and friends.
sincere sympathy: is extended to parents Christopher and Nora, sister Emer and brother Denis, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, relations and friends on the untimely death of Eoghan Foley in Australia and late of Miltown, Askeaton.
May he rest in peace.
A sincere “thank you” from the sisters of Mercy: The Sisters of Mercy wish to express their sincere thanks to the parish for the celebrated mass on Wednesday before they left. Anyone interested in buying the DVD of the farewell mass and hotel celebration for the Sisters please contact John Dinnage in his shop.
Samaritans: Their will be a special evening of entertainment in aid of the Samaritans in the Rathkeale House Hotel on Saturday, April 27l from 8pm onwards.
Welcome to our new sergeant and Gardai: We will now have two sergeants and approximately eight gardai. Newcastle West will be their headquarters. We wish the best of luck to Gardai Alan O’Donnell who has been posted to Pallaskenry. Alan was stationed in Rathkeale for a number of years and will be missed.