All in the parish that are due to host up-coming house stations are asked to contact Fr Charles Healy this week to make arrangements.
Well done to the Carrickedmond junior team who have qualified for the junior championship semi final following their good win over Forgney last weekend. Best of luck to all in the semi-final next weekend.
Used clothes collection
Will take place from St Sinneachs NS Colehill on this Thursday, the 11th September. If you have any items of clothing you may want to get rid of you are welcome to leave these used clothes in a black bag at the school car park on the morning of the 11th September.
Welcome Fr Charles
A special word of welcome this week to our new parish priest Fr Charles Healy who takes up duty in the parish from this Thursday the 11th September. Hopefully Fr Charles will be happy in his new post in the parish of Carrickedmond and we all look forward to meeting him over the coming days and weeks.
The following were winners in the Carrickedmond GAA club draw which took place in the Rustic-Inn Abbeyshrule last weekend. 1st Prize: Two All-Ireland football tickets: Andrew Flynn, Bord na Mona. 2nd Prize: Carrickedmond six months lotto entry: Tommy Donohoe, Bord na Mona. 3rd Prize: Longford Hoody: Aibhlin McLoven, Kenagh. 4th Prize: O’Neills Football, Padraig Dempsey, Tashinney. 5th Prize: Two dinner dance tickets: Ann Gearty, Doory. The club would like to thank all who supported their fundraising draw.
The Carrickedmond/Abbeyshrule gun club would like to thank everyone who supported their recent club duck shooting competition details nearer the time. Congratulations to Stephen Teague and Sean Kilbride who were first and second place winners on the day. The club will hold a Christmas raffle later in the year, more details later.
Classic Motorcycle Run
A very successful classic motorcycle run took place from Abbeyshrule village on Sunday last. It was great to see so many bikes of all shapes and sizes participating in the run. All proceeds from the event went to the Carrickedmond/Abbeyshrule Defibrillator group. More details next week.
Best of luck
To the Carrickedmond ladies senior team who play Ballymore in the Intermediate final on Saturday next the 13th September. The final will take place in Pearse Park, Longford at 2:30pm. Hopefully, lots of support from the parish will be in attendance to cheer the team on.
Best of Luck
To all students from the parish who are starting college this week and next. Hopefully, all settle well into their next stage of school life and that all are happy with courses selected.
Carrickedmond Parish Pastoral Council group would like to thank the following who contributed to make the Presentation on 4th September to Fr. Peter Tiernan PP a huge success. The people in the Parish of Carrickedmond and Abbeyshrule, the envelope collectors, the people who provided wonderful home baked cakes and buns, Canon Kingston for his presence, Padraig Campbell for sound, the stewards who ensured that safety in the car park and surrounding area was adhered to on the night and the hall committee. A great night was had by all
Is extended to the Yorke family, Toome on the recent death of their father Michael Yorke. Michael was well known in the parish and in the farming community. He was a hard worker who loved the outdoor farming life. Michael is predeceased by his wife Kate who only passed away six weeks ago. His remains were removed to Carrickedmond church and his burial took place to Shrule cemetery following the funeral mass on Thursday last. We extend our sympathies to his sons Tom, Pat, Dermot and Alan and his daughters Marie, Claire and Paula, other relatives and friends. May he rest in peace.