Pieta House Thanks: Pieta House a nationwide counselling service for suicide prevention and local fundraising organiser, Noeleen Walshe would like to thank Mary, Diane, Helen, Patsy, Veronica, Frances and Bridie for their help with the recent bag pack in Tesco. Without your voluntary help the task would not be possible. Thanks also to the numerous people who gave generously to the collection. In total 1,700 was raised. Well done Longford.
DEATH OF ANTHONY COX: The death of Anthony Cox Clondra occurred recently at Mullingar Hospital. Although Anthony’s health had been failing in the past few months,his death was unexpected and came quickly in the end. Formerly a native of Clonard Anthony lived all of his life in Clondra. Deceased was a quiet, pleasant, gentle and unassuming man. He worked with Born na Mona until his retirement and combined this with farming which he had a great love for. In earlier years he was an accomplished darts player and won trophies in many competitions. Anthony had a great interest in all sports and enjoyed the occasional bet on the horses. He was predeceased by his brothers John and Billy. We extend our deepest sympathies to his wife Maureen , sons Liam, Donal,Owen, Padraic and daughter Deirdre, sister Mary Joe Geraghty Lanesboro, nieces nephews,Cox and McManus families relatives friends and neighbours. May he RIP