Ballinagh will be entered in this year’s National Tidy Towns Competition and judging by the overall appearances of the Town following several months of hard work of the Tidy Towns Committee and by residents, we will be serious contenders for an award.
Judging on the competition commences on June 1st and continues for the months of June and July during which and adjudicator will visit the towns entering in the competition. Adjudication can take place on any day, including Sundays, and at any time so best of luck to all involved.
Condolences are extended to Mrs. Linda Kilroy, Dillagh, Ballinagh on the death of her Mother Mrs. May Gumley, Deggan Buttlersbridge, whose funeral, which was of extremely large dimensions, took place on Sunday. The mass service was celebrated by Canon Mark Lidwell, Rector of Cavan Parish and Dean Raymond Ferguson, Kilmore. Burial took place in the family burial plot.
Best wishes for a speedy recovery and good health are extended to Reverend Peter McPartland, parish priest of our neighbouring parish Ballintemple who recently underwent surgery. He was released from the hospital and is looking extremely well thank God.
There will be a meeting of the Ballinagh and district Vintage Club in the Cronin’s on Friday May 27th at 9 p.m. All members are requested to attend.
Mrs. Lowry has recently opened her new premises called ‘Hilltop Flowers’. The people of the Town and surrounding district wish her the very best of luck and we encourage those looking for flowers to suit every occasion to avail of this new enterprise. Wedding flowers, summer bedding plants and Funeral tributes are just samples of vast selection sold in her shop. Good luck Hazel.