Engagement - Congratulations to Tara Diffley, Clonbrock who recently announced her engagement to Sonny Verboven from Belgium. Tara is a daughter of Eileen and Padraig and she lives and works in Girona Spain. We wish Tara and Sonny every good wish as they plan their future together.
Best wishes for a very happy birthday are extended to John Magan, Killashee who celebrated his 92nd birthday on 17th February. Many happy returns John.
Bon voyage to David O’Neill Clondra and his friends as they head off to the united states .We hope they have a wonderful time.
The Sanctuary Players drama group of Tarmonbarry are performing “The Beauty Queen of Leenane” in the Backstage this week..The group is made up of many talented actors who have claimed several awards over the years. As indeed has the backstage crew. Relatively new to the group is Liz Leavey from Clondra.. The show will be staged on Thursday 24th , Friday 25th and Saturday 26th at 8.30pm each night. Tickets can be booked on 043 3347888. A great night’s entertainment is guaranteed.
Deepest sympathy is extended to the Kavanagh family , Trilick on the death of Barbara’s mother Mrs Anna Murphy whose funeral took place last weekend. May her soul rest in peace.
Volunteers are requested to turn out on Saturday 26th for litter picking around the village and approach roads. Please wear hi-vis clothing and everyone will be supplied with bags and pickers. Meeting place is at Killashee National School at 11am. Unfortunately many of the approach roads especially around the bogs are being used as dumping grounds but it is hoped that this trend can be stopped. Please come along and bring a friend.
Registration for Southern Gaels takes place on Sunday next 27th February in Pairc Ciaran at 12 noon. Registration fee is 5 euro per child and parents are requested to attend with their children.
The local lotto draw will take place in The Richmond Inn Clondra on Sunday next 27th February for a jackpot of 13560 euro. Team on duty is Ronan Skelly Tony McKiernan, James Edgeworth, Pat Farrell and Bosco Skelly.
Well done to all the children who turned out for the quiz on Saturday last. The county table quiz final takes place on Monday March 7th in Edgeworthstown. We wish our local representatives every success at it. The art competition will be held in Killashee National School on Saturday 26th at 2pm for boys and girls from U8 to U16. Children must bring pens , pencils, crayons etc. Paper will be supplied.
Best wishes for speedy recovery is extended to Jimmy Rhatigan Clondra following a recent stay in hospital.