Bunlahy & District

TRACTOR/TRUCK RUN: On Sunday next July 31, Mostrim and district vintage club will host a charity tractor and truck run in aid of St.Christopher’s services in Longford. Tractors will meet in Edgeworthstown from 10am where breakfast will be served .Their route will be Lisryan, Abbylara Granard, Coolarty and Moatfarrell while the trucks will meet at McElvaney’s, Coolarty from 2pm and travel to Ballinalee, Drumlish, Newtownforbes and Longford. Your generous support for this venture will be very much appreciated and for further details call Michelle on (087) 7805873 or Michael on (087) 2625134.

TRACTOR/TRUCK RUN: On Sunday next July 31, Mostrim and district vintage club will host a charity tractor and truck run in aid of St.Christopher’s services in Longford. Tractors will meet in Edgeworthstown from 10am where breakfast will be served .Their route will be Lisryan, Abbylara Granard, Coolarty and Moatfarrell while the trucks will meet at McElvaney’s, Coolarty from 2pm and travel to Ballinalee, Drumlish, Newtownforbes and Longford. Your generous support for this venture will be very much appreciated and for further details call Michelle on (087) 7805873 or Michael on (087) 2625134.

 

ENGAGEMENT: Congratulations to Carmel McElvaney, Coolarty and Aidan Reynolds, Bunlahy who announced their engagement recently. Carmel is daughter of Mick and Maura McElvaney while Aidan is son of Gerard and Helen Reynolds. We join with both families in wishing Aidan and Carmel the very best with their future plans.

 

GAA NEWS: On Saturday evening last local lads Ballymore traveled to Ballymahon to take on Kenagh in the intermediate championship and after a tough and sometimes bad tempered game they ran out winners so we say well done to all involved and wish them continued success.

 

CEMETERY SUNDAY: Cemetery Sunday will be celebrated in the new cemetery in Granardkille on Sunday July 31 with Mass at 12:30 pm and in the old cemetery on Sunday August 7 with Mass at 11:30am. A general clean up will take place on Saturday July 30 and all help will be appreciated. Plot owners are asked to please take away all waste. Please assemble from the town side and disperse by way of Brownes cross and Ferriskil on the day of the ceremonies.

 

CROAGH PATRICK: The annual pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick is on Sunday July 31 and a bus will leave from Granard at 5am; Ballinalee 5:15; Newtownforbes 5:at30am and Catherdral car park 5:40am. Please book with Kitty on (086) 0405621 or Peter on (087)6613510.

 

NOTES: News items for the Bunlahy notes can be emailed to bunlahynotes5@gmail.com or by calling (043) 6686385 or (087)6612963 before 7pm on Sunday evenings.

 

CLONFIN: A meeting of the Clonfin committee will be held in Lus Na Greine Granard tonight Wednesday July 27 at 8pm. All members are requesred to attend.

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