Deepest sympathy to Eamon Behan and family, Corlinan on the death of his brother, Martin who lived in Drumeela, Ballinalee RIP.


Numbers drawn 7, 16, 22, 23. No jackpot winner. 3 X 20 euro - Fox family, Cavan; Padraig Brady, Dubai and Rose Sloane, Lough Gowna. Sellers: Mary Farrell. Jackpot 7,100 euro. Draw in Farrell’s for month of September. Lines 2 euro or 3 for 5 euro. Please support.

Deepest sympathy

Deepest sympathy to William McVitty, Aughnashannagh, on the death of his uncle, Victor Murphy in Rathowen last week. RIP.

Church notices

Collectors for September- Patrick Kenny 7pm, Mel Farrell & Edward McGivney 11am. Counters Moss and Derek Reynolds.


Remembrance Mass this Thursday morning August 29th is for the late Mattie and Dympna Ward and Mark Lennon, nephew of Maureen Bracken who died tragically in New York recently.


Sean Connollys play Cashel this weekend in the Championship relegation battle. Check fixtures list for details. They drew with Kenagh last week.

Hall opening

Well done to all involved with the refurbishment of the Thomas Ashe Hall which was opened on Friday night last with a gala concert of all local talent. It was a great night’s entertainment of singing,dancing, music etc. Thanks to our contractor Colm Fox of Fox Bros for a great job. The hall will serve the parish for many years to come. Parish Hall committee - John Farrell, Angela Kenny, Moss Reynolds, Carmel Reynolds, Rosie Reynolds and Michael Carrigy. If you wish to book the hall for any event please contact Angela Kenny.

Scoil Samhthann

The local national school will reopen for the new school year this Thursday at 9.15pm. We welcome the teachers back and the new pupils. We also wish those starting secondary school the best of luck. List of new pupils next week.

Homecoming weekend

Thanks to everybody involved in a great weekend. More details next week.


Annual pilgrimage this Sunday. Confessions at 12.30pm. Mass 3pm. Tickets for bus 16 euro and available after mass in the sacristy.


The O’Reilly/ Bransfield School of Irish Dancing will be resuming after the summer break on Tuesday 3rd Sept in the Thomas Ashe Hall 2-3pm for junior and senior infants and 3-4pm for all others. Newcomers welcome.