Lanesboro/Ballyleague

Birth: Congratulations to Gavin and Susan Greally, Cashelbeg on the birth last week of a baby boy.

Birth: Congratulations to Gavin and Susan Greally, Cashelbeg on the birth last week of a baby boy.

Sympathy: We would like to extend our sincere sympathy to Patricia Keane her husband Sean and family, Clonbonny, on the death of her brother Francis Toner in Dublin at the weekend. Francis was born and raised on the Green by his parents Frank and the late Mary Toner. Frank came to work in Bord na Mona was one of the founders of hurling in Lanesboro and gave so much of his time to us as youngsters growing up in Lanesboro. The hurling legacy of Frank and Tom McGrath will always be remembered by everyone that came under their training during those heady days of growing in Lanesboro. Francis along with his sisters Shirley, Patricia, Gillian and brother Alan were familiar and popular kids in our town prior to the family moving away. We also extend our deepest sympathy to his wife Dearbhail; father Frank, sisters, brother, relatives and friends.

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