Sympathy: Cullyfad Community Groups extend sincere sympathy to our esteemed Chairperson Sean Murray, Cullyfad on the recent death of his mother Rosie. Rosie was a lady of quiet disposition but when in her company she gave you her full attention and you always knew she listened and cared about you. Rosie loved her game of Bingo and attended every Wednesday night in Cullyfad where she was much loved and respected by all who knew her. She will be dearly missed by all but we know she is watching us from her place in Heaven.
Cemetery Sunday: Thanks to all who attended Sundays ceremonies in Cullyfad. Thanks to Fr Sean and Fr Paddy for their celebration of Mass and prayers afterwards in the Cemetery. Unfortunately, the weather did not permit Mass in the graveyard. Thanks also to all who contributed to the collection for the upkeep of the cemetery and to those who had their graves in such splendid order. We appreciate that so many of you remove the dead flowers and plants and take them with you, but of late some people have been dumping dead wreaths both at the gate and in the adjoining hedge. This thankfully is only being done by a small minority but we ask you to stop this practice immediately.
COMMUNITY GAMES: Our U12 Boys Outdoor Soccer Team headed south to Carlow last Saturday for the semi-finals after an early start. It was an enjoyable game but in the end our boys were beaten. It was a great achievement to get to the semi-final. Well done lads. Many thanks to the parents who travelled with the team. Thanks also to Liam and Larry who trained the team.
FUNDRAISER:Wendy Hughes and James Corlea Klloe will be holding a fundraising event in Begleys pub Killoe on Saturday 14 July 2012. Music by the one and only Connie Reilly.Raffle on the night with many outstanding prizes to include a 1st prize of two All Ireland final tickets plus 2nd prize of a Nivea hamper. All proceeds are in aid of the Onccology/Haematology Cancer Unit in Tullamore. James and Wendy welcome everyone to join them for a great night of music and song.
LOST/FOUND:A male wedding band has been found in the Ennybegs/Killoe area. Further details contact tel 043 3323314.
FAS: A number of vacancies are now becoming available on the Killoe/Ballinalee Fas scheme. Further details contact Tony Mahon supervisor.
GAA: The parish extend good luck to our three unstoppable Killoe ladies Michael,Sean,Padraig and team colleagues as they once again step on the margin of green grass V Limerick at Pearse Park this weekend. Good luck to team and mentors !
CANCER TRIATLON: Michael and Michelle Connell Esker Killoe and Cormac Nulty Cullyfad Killoe wish to sincerely thank everyone who sponsored them for their recent cancer triathlon in Belvedere House Mullingar with acknowledged assistance to Josephine Donlon Lanesboro. All proceeds of 1340 euro in aid of St Vincent’s Hospital Cancer Research Unit Dublin. With thanks to Margaret and Maureen Kilmurray Kiltyreher Killoe an additional 960 euro was raised at the Olde Forge Killoe fundraiser with an accruing total of 2300 euro to cancer research St Vincents Hospital Dublin www.fightingcancertriathlon.ie.
CONDOLENCE: Sincere sympathy is extended to the Murray families Killenestra Ardagh Co Longfod Culyfad Killoe on the sad bereavement of their mother Rose Murray(nee Brady) who was recently laid to rest.Requiem Mass was celebrated in St Brigids Church Ardagh with burial in adjoining cemtery. The parish express condolence to her sons Sean,Seamus and Gerard,daughter Frances, sister Ann daughters /son in law,grandchildren extended families friends. May she rest in peace.
CANCER RESEARCH:Margaret and Maureen Killmurray Kiltyreher Killoe wish to thank evryone who generously supported their very successful recent fundraising event held in the Olde Forge Killoe. Many thanks to Connie Reilly for a brilliant show, the Olde Forge for use of premises ,ladies for collection at door and selling raffle tickets. Guest singers Deirdre Kenny and Paddy Keogh who added to an extra successful night. The following for raffle spot prizes - Gerry Ellis fruit and veg ,shopping centre Longford, Paul Connell Tesco voucher,Padraig Loughrey Chemist, Medical Hall chemist ,Rugby Bingo Committee,Cullyfad Bingo committee,Ennybegs Bingo Committee. Elegant Interiors Caroline Flanagan Beauty vouchers,Frank Kiernan re Killoe GFC,Dolores Kiernan ,Liz for toiletries,Margaret Connell Esker South. Amount raised 960 euro. Yet again a massive sincere thank you to everyone.
LOTTO: Lotto numbers drawn weekend 1/7/12- 7,12,25,29. No jackpot winner. 200 euro winners Darren McLoughlin Mostrim; John Bracken Killoe. Dominic Gillooly. Jackie Clarke,Kay Hopkins c/o Gene Caherly. Sellers prize Jimmy Halpin (Jackpot 9300 euro).
DOG SHOW: The Longford Dog Show event will be held at Tesco’s Car Park, Longford on Sunday July 15 at 2pm. All proceeds in aid of AWARE. Entries taken on the day and everyone is welcome to attend.