PÓSADH: The wedding took place in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Templeglantine on Friday, August 2 of Ann Maria Flynn, Tullig South and Michael Dalton, Athea. Celebrant at the wedding ceremony was Fr Tom Hurley. The wedding reception took place afterwards in the Devon Inn Hotel. Ann Maria is daughter of Mary Flynn and the late Tom Flynn, Tullig South. Déanaimid comhghairdeas leis an lánún nuaphósta agus guímid gach rath orthu.
COMHBHRÓN: The death occurred on Wednesday last, August 6 of Kathleen Crowley, Dromtrasna Collins, Abbeyfeale, formerly Kathleen o’Sullivan of Glenshesk, Templeglantine. She had reached the grand age of 97 and is believed to have been the last surviving member of her class group in Templeglantine school. Her remains lay in repose at Harnett’s Funeral Home on Thursday evening before removal to Abbeyfeale church. Following requiem mass on Friday, burial took place in St Mary’s cemetery. Kathleen is survived by her daughters Mary Ita Keane, Nora Daly and Kathleen Walsh, son Denis, sisters Mary Clifford and Eily Sheahan as well as many other relatives. Go dtuga Dia suaimhneas síorraí dá hanam.
HURLING FEVER: Limerick’s appearance in the All Ireland Senior and Minor Hurling championship semi-finals on Sunday next has generated an air of excitement and expectation in the locality. There has been a big demand for tickets and all are hoping that the two Limerick teams will be gracing Croke Park on All Ireland Final day. Go néirí an tádh leo.
FLOWER SHOW: The annual Newcastle West Flower, Vegetable and Craft Show takes place at the Community Centre, Newcastle West on this Wednesday and Thursday, August 14 & 15 at 7.30pm. This annual event is always worth a visit.
COMHALTAS: The weekly Seisiún show will take place again on this Thursday at the Devon Inn, tosnú 9.00pm. We are now approaching the end of the series for this season and if you have not yet attended you should come along this week or next week. Some local craobh members are already in Derry for Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann and are attending Scoil Éigse classes. Others will be setting out on the long journey on Friday. Members will be competing in seventeen different competitions at the weekend. We hope they all enjoy the experience. Go néirí an tádh leo i nDoire. Enrolment for the new season of branch music classes will take place in early September, more details later.
CÚRSAÍ EAGLAISE: Mass times in the local church this week are as follows, Monday and Friday at 6.30pm, Tuesday and Wednesday at 9.30pm, Saturday at 11.00am and as Thursday, the Feast of the Assumption is a church holiday mass will be at 10.30am with the vigil mass at 6.00pm on Wednesday evening.
The anniversary mass for Tady McCarthy, Meenoline North took place on Saturday evening last and for Tom Cronin, Tullig North on Sunday. Beannacht Dé ar anamacha na marbh.
AUTUMN FAIR: Desmond Complex Newcastle West are holding an “AUTUMN FAIR” from 1 pm to 6 pm on Sunday 25th august on the grounds of Desmond Complex, There will be many attractions on the day including stalls, music, games for children, and a draw with some valuable prizes. This fair is intended as a fundraiser, but it will also provide information to the people of the local area on the facilities we provide for various groups of people from far and wide if you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us on 069 62757. Your support will be greatly appreciated.