Kayaking course: A Kayaking course will take place at Ballyleague Harbour from 15th to the 19th August. Following the tremendous success of the previous course earlier in the summer and inquiries since it has been decided to hold another course. The course covers 2 categories; child aged from 10 to 16 and all ages after 16. The child course will take place between the hours of 10am and 1pm and for all older ages from 7pm to 9pm. The fees are the most competitive that can be got anywhere with child fee at €60 and €70 for the older ages. Booking in advance is essential - ring 087-6675275.
Death: The parish was saddened to learn on Sunday 7th August of the death at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Longford, of Jimmy Greally, Mount Davis. Jimmy was predeceased a few years ago by his wife Patsy. He was a diligent farmer who tended his farm with great care and attention until failing health restricted him. Jimmy epitomised the very word gentleman as his nature was both gentle and kind. Jimmy warmed the heart of everyone that met him and his passing leaves a sadness in the hearts and minds of all. His remains reposed at Farrell’s Funeral Home on Tuesday followed by removal to St. Mary’s Church Lanesboro. His remains were interred in Clonbonny cemetery on Wednesday following his Funeral mass. To his sister Kathleen, sisters in law Mary and Anne, relatives and many friends we extend our deepest sympathy.
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