Broadband: Are you unhappy with your broadband service provider? As a local resident I am conducting an independent survey and hope to report the findings to the communications regulatory authority. I hope to go door to door or you can e-mail me on firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. (087) 9484036.
Tidy Towns: Judging will take place any time soon. If everyone makes an effort to enhancing their own areas with flowers and general cleaning it would be greatly help our committee’s efforts. Clean ups continue every Wednesday from 7- 9p.m. Contact Olive – (087) 6270358
Canal News: Next Sunday July 3rd marks the return of the Kenagh branch of R.C.A.G to host the mid summer Boat Rally. The Boats will sail from Abbeyshrule and Brannigans with a stop at Foighe on Saturday July 2nd for entertainment and refreshments. With favourable weather there should be lots of fun and frolics on the canal over this coming weekend. The boats will tie up in Killashee on the following Saturday July 9yh. It appears like all the work over the past twenty five years is now beginning to bear fruit. The section leading to Longford town should be re-opened sooner rather than later. Sign posting for Kenagh village and Corlea and should be a priority.
Retirement Party: The Board of Management and Parents association of Saint Dominic’s School, Kenagh invite you to join us in wishing Mrs. Philomena Murphy a happy retirement after teaching for 38 years. To mark Philomena’s retirement a celebratory mass will be held at 7p.m. on June 29th in Saint Dominic’s church, Kenagh and will continue at St. Dominic’s Community Centre straight after Mass a presentation will be made to Philomena to mark her retirement. This invitation is extended to all.
Thanks: The Irish Cancer Society wish to thank all those who contributed to their church gate collection taken up at St. Dominic’s church last weekend. The amount collected was €287.
Lotto: The numbers drawn in Kenagh G.A.A lotto last Sunday night June 19th were 3, 4, 5 and 9. There were two match three winners, Seamus Fallon, Lislea and Eileen Lawlor who both won forty euro. The numbers drawn on June 26th were 10, 11, 15 and 22. There were three match three winners, Paddy Finnegan, Dyson, Lizzie Tully, Terlicken and Pauline Wallace, Lislea who all won €25 each. €8,500 is going on four numbers next week.
Birth: Congratulations to Kevin and Mairead Doyle, Athlone on the birth of a baby boy, Rian Oliver. This will be another grandson for Oliver and Maureen, Snugboro.
Twenty Five: Progressive winners in Saint Dominic’s Centre last Thursday night were Mike and Pat. After eleven games, they won €70. John, Larry, Pete and Tom won €60 after 9 games. The table prizes were won by Bill and Tom, Annie and Kathleen who all won €20 each. The raffle was won Tommy O’Malley, Tom Fox, Tom Mullen, Fran Jones, who all won €10.
Anniversary: Congratulations to Eddie and Myrtle Kenny who celebrated their fortieth wedding anniversary last week.
Death: We were all saddened to hear of the death of Bridget Killian, formerly Bridget Murtagh, Cornaguillagh, Newtowncashel. Her passing occurred at St. James’s Hospital after a long and painful illness. Bridget had been ill for the past four years following a serious operation in London which gave her an extension of life which she lived at home with her family until her fatal illness over the past fortnight. Bridget was an extremely popular person both in Newtowncashel and Kenagh Parishes. Her removal and funeral were of extensive proportions which gave ample evidence of her popularity over a wide area. She will be badly missed by her husband Brendan, daughters Carmel Kelly, Martina Toher, Geraldine Kiveney and Brid. Her memory will also be remembered by her sons Padraig, Seamus and Kevin, brother Pete, sister Lily Trautt, her aunt Katie Costelloe, sons in law, sisters in law, grandchildren, brothers in law and a large circle of friends. After the 12 o’clock funeral service, she was buried in Cashel cemetery on Friday morning. We also extend our deepest sympathies to Mary Smith, Kenagh on the death of her brother Tommey O’Brien which occurred in London.