BRÓN: The death occurred on Monday, June 3rd of Joan Cronin (née Flynn ) of Tullig North. She was aged 79 and had been in declining health in recent times. Her remains lay in repose at her daughter, Helena Flavin’s residence on Wednesday evening. Removal to Templeglantine church for requiem mass took place on Thursday and burial was in St.Mary’s cemetery, Abbeyfeale. Joan was a quiet, kind hearted lady, highly respected by all. She loved gardening and enjoyed her shopping trips. She will be sadly missed by her family, relatives, neighbours and friends. Joan is survived by daughter Helena, son TJ, sister Kitty McNamara, USA, and other relatives. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.
CARD GAME: The Parents Council of the local National School is holding a fund-raising 41 card game at the Devon Inn on Wednesday June 12 in aid of the Parents Association. It gets underway at 9.00pm and there will be lots of prizes. Cead isteach €5.
CÚRSAÍ EAGLAISE: Masses this week are at the usual times. The anniversary mass for Mai Murphy was celebrated on Sunday last. On Friday evening next the anniversary mass for Colm Leahy will take place, for Patrick, Mary and Mike King on Saturday evening and for Jack Kelly on Sunday next. Beannacht Dé ar anamacha na marbh.
COMHALTAS: The weekly Seisiún show featuring artistes from the local Comhaltas craobh will commence on Thursday, July 4th and will take place at the Devon Inn. The Comhaltas Campa Samhraidh will get underway at Halla Inse Bhán on Monday, July 1st. An appeal is being made to all branches for help with stewarding at Fleadh na Mumhan in UL on July 20 and 21. Anybody who would be willing to help out for a day or half day are asked to contact the local craobh rúnaí, Tadhg (069 84039), as soon as possible. All branches in the county are expected to provide some help.
The following are further craobh prize winners at Fleadh Luimnigh:
CEOL BEIRTE FÉ 12: 1ST Caoimhe & Shona Ní Icí,
12/15, 1ST Micheál Ó Brúdair & Laura Ní Dhonnchú, 2ND Laoise & Diarmuid Mac Curtáin,
15/18, 1ST Lisa Ní Sheighin & Muireann Ní Icí, 3RD Sorcha Ní Dhonnchú & Sinéad Ni Scannail (Rec),
CEOL TRÍR 12/15: 1ST Niamh Ní Éalatha & Máire Ní Chonchúir & Micheál Ó Brúdair, 2ND Seacailín Ní Mhurchú & Seán Ó Fuaráin &Laura Ní Dhonnchú,
BUÍON CHEOIL CHÉILÍ FÉ 12: 2nd CCÉ, Teampall an Ghleanntáin
12/15, 1St CCÉ, Teampall an Ghleanntáin
15/18: 1ST CCÉ, Teampall an Ghleanntáin
GRÚPAÍ CEOIL FÉ 12: 2ND CCÉ, Teampall an Ghleanntáin ,
15/18: 1ST CCÉ, Teampall an Ghleanntáin,
AMHRÁN GAEILGE MNÁ FÉ 12: 2ND Máíre Cáit Ní Chearbhalláin,
12/15, Niamh Ní Éalatha,
SENIOR, 1ST Eibhlín Ní Bhrúdair,
ENGLISH SINGING LADIES FÉ 12: 2ND Eibhlín Ní Liatháin,
12/15: 1ST Niamh Ní Éalatha, CCÉ, 2ND Laura Ní Dhonnchú, CCÉ,
SENIOR; 1ST Cáit Ní Bhrúdair Uí Mhurchú,
ENGLISH SINGING MEN fé 12: 1ST Liam Ó Brúdair,
12/15, 1STDiarmuid Mac Curtáin,
LILTING FÉ 12: 1ST Liam Ó Brúdair,
12/15, 1ST Diarmuid Mac Curtáin,
3RD Laura Ní Dhonnchú, CCÉ (Rec)
NEWLY COMPOSED TUNES: 1ST Laoise Ní Churtáin,
COMHRÁ GAEILGE FÉ 9: Ciara Nic Amhlaoibh, CCÉ, 9-11: Diarmuid Ó hÉalatha, Caoimhe Peigliath, 13-15 Kayleigh Ní Bhrosnacháin.
STORYTELLING FÉ 12: 1 Seaghan Ó Duilliúin,
TRAIL WALK: The 22 mile (36Km) walk along the old railway from Abbeyfeale to Rathkeale takes place on Sat.22nd June (meet at Old Station, Railway Road, Abbeyfeale, Co. Limerick at 10:30 a.m.). Those intending to WALK the entire route and receive a commemorative certificate must register with Liam O’Mahony, 9 Bishop St., Newcastle West, Co.LimericK [email: email@example.com]and pay a fee of €10 per person by this weekend. All other participants are welcome free of charge and need only turn up for whatever length/starting point that suits them[see www.southerntrail.net for detailed itinerary] and may walk, run or cycle. Beidh fáilte roimh gach duine! Return transport to Abbeyfeale courtesy of Coach House Travel 06961011.(for walkers only)