Bunlahy & District March 11

NEW BOOK - Congratulations and continued success to Neville Sexton on the launch of his book entitled Craig The Boy Who Lives,recently.

NEW BOOK - Congratulations and continued success to Neville Sexton on the launch of his book entitled Craig The Boy Who Lives,recently.

Neville is son of Liam and Margaret Sexton of Bray and formerly of Aughamore Aughnacliffe and his grandmother Mrs.Kathleen Sexton and his aunt Josephine live in the family home in Aughamore.The book tells the harrowing story of the death of his six year old son Craig from a brain tumour which could not be operated on and following a relatively short battle little Craig was gone.Neville lives in Gorey with his partner Barbara and they now have a second little boy Dean and in the book he recalls all the good times and indeed all the sad times they shared with Craig.Actor Gabriel Byrne said of the book This is a beautiful,unforgettably moving story about the true meaning of life and death...and what makes sense of both--LOVE and it is now available in all good bookshops and is a must read for all.


At this time of deep recession and high unemployment,we need hope. Seamus Mollaghan,a bus driver with Donnellys Coaches Granard,is running a bus to the Novena of Hope in The Graan Enniskillen.It starts on Saturday the 19th of March at 6.30pm,with Celebrant Fr.Brian Darcy.Contact Seamus Mollaghan at 0433323668 or 0863901060 or e-mail seamusmollaghan1@hotmail.com.


Ballymore ladies club will host a night at the races with a “TWIST” in Creegan’s of Bunlahy on Saturday night March 19th next. A night of great fun is gauranteed so make sure you pencil it in.


The death has taken place in New York of Mrs.Mary Jo Raey formerely Mary Jo Browne of Clonfin.Pre-deceased by her husband Frank Mary Jo had been in failing health for sometime.Mary Jo was laid to rest on Saturday last and members of her family travelled over for her funeral.We offer deepest sympathy to her daughters Michelle and Tara,her grandchildren her brothers Frank in Clonfin Michael in Willsbrooke sisters Margo Masterson Rincoola Loretta Toughy Mayo and Bridie Mollaghan Clonmacart nephews nieces and extended family.May she rest in peace.


A school enrolment day will be held in St.Patrick’s school Killeen on Monday March 14th from 2-00pm to 3-00pm or alternatively by calling the school on 0436686652 for an enrolment form.


Ballymore Gaa held their monthly draw in McElvaney’s on Sunday night last and the first prize of one thousand euro went to Kieran Masterson Ballymorris while the following won one hundred euro each Kay Belton Bunlahy,Tommy Gallagher,Mostrim,Tom O Neill,Firmount and Pat Reilly and family Ballinulty.Next draw in Creegan’s on Sunday night March 27th.


The annual general meeting of Killeen/Bunlahy community group will be held in Bunlahy school on this Thursday night March 10th at 9-00pm and all members are expected to attend.


Deepest sympathy is extended to Nula and Paddy Flynn and family Legan [Ballymacrolly] on the death of Nula’s mother Mrs.Kenny during the last week.May she rest in peace.