MR JOHN PRIOR: There was widespread regret with the news of the death following a brief illness of Mr John Prior Drumlion Ballinagh one of natures warm extremely quiet and friendly people John was deservedly popular with his neighbours relatives and many friends and the news of his passing has evoked widespread sorrow. To his brothers and relatives I extend the sympathy of our community. The funeral which was large and representative took place following requiem mass in St Michaels church Potahee to the family burial ground in Coronea cemetery.
MRS KATHLEEN MCNAMEE: There was general regret with the news of the death at Lisdarran hospital of Mrs Kathleen McNamee Cavan Road Ballinagh , a popular and widely known resident who was held in high esteem by the people of the town and district. Her death is widely mourned. Kathleen was at one time sacristan to St Felim Church where her work was widely appreciated. Predeceased by her husband John she is survived by her relatives to whom I offer the condolance of our community. The funeral which was largely attended took place following requiem Mass in St Felims Church Ballinagh to the family burial ground in St Marys Cemetery Drumeela Co Leirim.
OVER 50 OUTING: One day outing to Drogheda and Bettytown on Thursday June 23rd .Bus leaves Ballinagh at 10am with evening meal on return journey in the Riverfront Hotel Virginia. All in fare 20 euro per person if travelling leave your name at Ballinagh post office or call Margaret Rudden on 049 4337935.
MRS ROSE GALLIGAN: There was profound regret throughout Ballintemple and the adjoning parishes with the news of the death following an illness patiently borne for all of sixteen years of Mrs Rose (Rosie) Galliugan Legwee. Aged 65 years Rose fought her illness with great vigour and heart as she went about her daily duty as wife mother and homemaker and never let the illness get her down. A quiet friendly and good humoured person her passing is widely mourned. There was an extremely large attendance at the removal of the remains from her residence to Our Lady of Lourdes Church Mullahoran and again at the funeral which took place following con-celebrated mass to Mullaghboy cemetery. Chief celebrant of the reqiem Mass was Rev Philip Brady PP Laragh (brother of deceased) with con-celebrants Right Rev Monsignor James Brady (brother of deceased) Right Rev Monsignor PJ McManus rev Peter Mcpartland PP Rev Noel Boylan Rev Owen Devaney Rev Peter Casey Rev Michael Quinns and Rev Eamon Lynch. Deceased is survived by her husband Phil sons Pauric Seamus Phlip and Oliver daughters in law Lorraine and Denise brothers John Paddy Fr Phil Monsignor Jimmy and Hughie sisters margaret Mary Anne nephews nieces sister in law brothers in law grandchildren and a large family circle to whom I convey the sympathy of our community.
MRS MARY LANUZE: There was shock and sadness throughout the district with the news of the unexpected death at her residence of Mrs Mary (Mae) Lanuze Bruskey Corrigan. A kind good humoured and friendly lady with a warm welcome for all callers to her home. She was a general favourite with people of all age groups with her husband George who passed away a few years ago. The couple ran an extensive farm with a fine herd of Dairy cows. A hard working lady throughout her long life her passing is widely mourned. Predeceased by her husband George she is survived by her sons Gerard and her daughters Mary and Rose sons in law Pat and Felim daughters in law grandchildren relatives and countless friends I extend the sympathy of all the funeral which was of extemely large dimensions and an indication of the esteem with which the deceased and her family are held within the region took place following con-celebrated mass in St Marys church Bruskey on the family burial ground. Right Rev monsignor James Brady Rev Philip Brady pp and Rev Tom Mannion officiated.
FOOTPATTHS: Local Councillor Winston Bennet has announced that work on providing new footpaths on the Ballinagh Cavan road commences this week which is very welcome. News for roads users.
SYMPATHY: is extended to Mrs Nuala Leddy Potahee Ballinagh on the death of her sister Mrs Carmel Redmond Bree castleblayney Co Monaghan.
GOOD WISHES: to all students who are in the midst of examinations at this time.
VINTAGE CLUB: Important meeting of Ballinagh and District Vintage Club will be held in Cronins on this Friday June 17th commencing at 9pm.All members please attend.
CALE SALE: In aid of Four local charities will be held at the market house Ballinagh on Saturday June 18th commencing at 1pm and do please support.