NEW ARRIVAL - Heartiest congratulations to Shane and Margaret Townsend on the birth of their baby boy, the occasion proving a great source joy also for proud grandparents Harold and Betty Taylor, Clonboyher.
The following were among the winners in Drumreilly Community Centre on last Friday night: Berni Smith, Drumury, Jimmy Bohan, Kiltubrid, Molly Prior, Lisacarn, Mary Conway, Drumnamore, Kathleen Prior, Ballinamore, Eileen Wrynn, Tarmon, Bridget Corby, Kilmore, Tommy McManus, Mickey Prior, Lisacarn, Denis Dowling, Michael Whelan, Drumgunny, Mary McGovern, Anna Maxwell, Carrickmakeegan, Tommy Mulligan, Aughavas, Margaret McKeon, Aughatowney, Lily Leddy, Gubbs, Kathleen Carthy, Clogher, Vera Bowes, Corrawallen, Geraldine Prior, Ballinamore, Kathleen Canning, Bohey, Mae Canning, Annaghmacullen, Margaret Maguire, Corramahon, Bernadette Dooner, Ballinamore, Pauline Smith, Drumury, Tony Galligan, Killeshandra, Michael McGovern, Crossdrummon and Margaret Galligan, Killeshandra. Bingo will continue on next Friday at 8.30 p.m.
The death, at Áras Carolan Nursing Home, Mohill in his ninety sixth year of former Drumnamore resident Mr. Frank (Sonnie) Kavanagh, has evoked widespread sympathy. He was laid to rest in Fenagh Abbey cemetery following Mass of the Resurrection celebrated in St. Joseph’s Church, Aughavas. We condole with his many relatives, who include his nephew Mr. Tom Fee, Mullaghboy. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
Following Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Drumlea on last Saturday evening a presentation was made by Mrs. Evonne Kellett and Mr. Tommy Connolly to Mrs. Anna Mae Denneny as a token of gratitude for her five decades of dedication in training the Church choir at St. Mary’s.
Drumreilly Parents’ Association held the Christmas Show and fundraiser on Thursday January 20th. The members wish to thank all who in various ways contributed to making the event a success. They are grateful to the teachers, Aisling McCusker, Aisling McKiernan, Clare McLoughlin and S.N.A. Elizabeth Prior, all of whom put in so much effort in the event. They are grateful to the children without whom there would be no show. Thanks also to the parents who donated prizes which included coal, wine, chocolates, biscuits blanket, groceries etc. and for generous donations from the business outlets Drumcoura Lake Resort, Centra Carrigallen, Foster’s Pharmacy, Carrigallen, John O Malley, Butcher, Carrigallen, David Mc Brien, Butcher and also to Clare McLoughlin. The following were prize-winners: Lisa Mitchell, Maureen Quinn, Sinéad Edwards, Pádraig Gaffney, Gile Murray, Seánie Prior, Pádraig Quinn, Gráinne Donegan, Pamela Daly and Caoimhe Prior.
Chairperson Bernadette Grimes presided at a meeting of the Community Centre Committee on Monday of last week. Among the chief items discussed were the Bazaar returns, Installation of Fire Alarms, Bingo and Repairs.
His many friends congratulate Mr. Pat Gallogly, Curraghtowey on the celebration of the four score with a host of family and friends on Saturday last.