PRETTY WEDDING: The marriage took place in St Brigids Church Ardagh on Friday 17th August of Paul Ross son of the late Michael and Rosemary and Jennifer Egan daughter of Andy and Annie Ferefad Longford.
The ceremony was celebrated by Fr Brady who was assisted by Fr Frank Murray and Fr Mowbray. The bride who looked radiant was assisted by her sisters Lorraine and Angie and friend Brenda Kearney. The bestman was Johnny Ross brother of the groom and his groomsmen were Peter Ross and Mark Ballesty. The flower girl was Paul’s nice Florance. The beautiful music in the Church was performed by Niamh Kenny and Emer Guinan cousins of the bride. The sun shone all day which complimented the mood of all the guests at this popular couple’s wedding. After photographs and mingling everyone headed to Kilronan Castle Keadue for the reception and exquisite meal followed by entertainment which went on well into the night. Guests friends and neighbours were treated to a barbecue at the brides family home in Ferefad on Saturday evening. The happy couple are currently on honeymoon. We wish them every happiness and good health in their future life together.
DIOSESAN PILGRIMAGE: Dr Colm O’Reilly,Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnois will lead the Diocesan pilgrimage to Knock on Sunday 2nd September. Further details next week.
CD LAUNCH: Local man Liam Butler has launched his new CD of recitations ,storytelling and songs at Fleadh Ceoil na hEireann in Cavan recently.
CARRICKBOY CELTIC: The local soccer season is now due to commence and Carrickboy Celtic will be competing for League and Cup honours with their usual vigour. New players are encouraged to register by contacting John Leonard or any new club official.
DARTS TOURNAMENT: The second monthly tournament will take place on Sunday August 26th in Caseys Carrickboy which promises to be a very enjoyable event.
GAA: Results of Legan Sarsfields GAA Lotto held on Monday August 13th in Caseys Carrickboy for a jackpot of 4850 euro. Numbers drawn were 3,10,16 and 29. There was no jackpot winner and no match three winner. Special draw winners of 50 euro each were Ann Tonks and Corey Doherty.
OPEN DAY: Naoi Rath Re Creche and Childcare Legan will hold an open day this Thursday August 23rd from 4 to 8pm. Parents of prospective children can view the wonderful facilities and meet the staff. Enrolment can also take place on the day and all queries answered. For information call Pamela on 044 9357080.
NEW CEMTERY MASS: Mass and blessing of graves in the new cemetery Legan will be celebrated on this Friday August 24th at 7pm. Please inform family members living outside the parish.
WALKING GROUP: St Peters Walking Group will assemble at St Annes Church Ballycloghan on Saturday morning August 25th at 10am.New members are always welcome.
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