The 8pm Mass this Friday evening, 19th in Boherquill is in memory of the late Paddy, Teresa and Jimmy Parker, Donamon and all deceased members of the Parker and Molloy families and the 11a.m. Mass next Sunday, 21st will be in memory of the late Seamus & Rose Molloy, Lismacaffrey.


We extend our sympathy to the extended McGlynn family, Edgeworthstown on the death in England of Pat McGlynn whose funeral took place last Saturday following Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Rathowen. May he rest in peace.

Church services

In the Church of Ireland, Streete as follows: - 1st Sunday, 10a.m., 2nd, 3rd & 4th Sunday’s 11.30a.m.


Congratulations to Liam Gaynor, Lisryan and Elizabeth Cumiskey, Co. Armagh who were married last week in Spain and who will be living in Australia. We wish them many years of happiness in the future. Liam is son of Martin and Mary Gaynor. It was good to meet the happy couple when they were home for a holiday before their wedding.

5k run/walk

The organisers and committee of Streete Parish Park walk/run on Friday evening of last week wish to say a sincere thanks to all who took part, helped or attended this event which is now certain to be an annual run. Funds from the run go towards the upkeep of the walkway and facilities at the park. Many people donated prizes for the raffle, sandwiches etc. and a great evening was had by all. Thanks to Jim Phelan, Fiddlers Green pub who sponsored Ita Tighe and friends to supply music on the night. One hundred entrants took part and results will appear in these notes next week. A special word of appreciation goes to the main organisers, Declan & Tracey Carthy and the many friends who helped out – not forgetting Pat Murphy and Michael Kiernan, main timekeepers.


Now that the days are getting shorter the lights on the walkway are on until just after 9.30pm and all are welcome to use the facility and to buy a Streete Parish Park lotto ticket if you can.

Bible studies

Continues each Thursday evening from 7p.m.-8p.m. in the home of Roy Jones, Barradrum and all are welcome to attend. Roy can be contacted on 043 6676023 or on 087 1258722 for any further information.

Sean Nos dancing

Classes commence with champion dancer, Edwina Guckian in Streete Sports Complex on Thursday, 18th September at 6pm for children and 7pm for adults. Prices for the term – children €40, adults €50 and the term is five weeks.


For any queries re- booking of facilities in Streete Parish Park Complex please phone Tracey on 087 9287129 in advance as she is the only one with the booking diary.


Still wanted pair of doors for a Vintage International 484 Tractor cab. Please contact Brian 086 2596656 with information.

Ploughing championship

A bus will leave from Streete Parish Park to the All-Ireland Ploughing Championship in Laois on Thursday, 25th September. Anyone wishing to travel may book with Mary or Anne in Streete Parish Hall on 043 6685926.

Baking competition

We wish good luck to Margaret Kelly as she represents Westmeath in the All-Ireland Brown Bread Baking competition at the National Ploughing organised by Aldi. Margaret is wife of Michael, Russagh and sister of Johnny the (Hurler) Keary, Streete. We wish her success. It was nice to see her picture in last week’s Aldi Brochure.

Coolamber ICA

Are hosting an information evening on Tuesday, 7th October at 8pm. Our Federation President will be in attendance to inform everyone about the benefits of being a member of ICA. So, we are inviting all ladies from Coolamber/Streete/Lisryan/Lismacaffrey/Boherquill and the surrounding areas to come along for the chat and a cup of tea! We will also have a speaker on the night - a Nutritionist - osteoporosis and how to eat a healthy diet to maximise our chances of avoiding it will be one of the topics for discussion. We will keep you informed in the next few weeks, so keep this date in mind.

Boherquill Ramblers

The Ramblers will visit Lilliput, beside Lough Ennel near Mullingar for their walk on Sunday, September 21st. Cars will leave Boherquill at 1.30pm and meet at Lilliput at 2.15pm. Don’t forget that the newly refurbished Ramblers website can be found at, with news of walks, a gallery of photos and Club matters.

Streete Bowls

Once again, it is the start of a new bowls season. The county A.G.M. was held recently and the same committee was ratified for another year. The Streete bowls A.G.M. will be held on Tuesday night next. In the past two weeks we have had challenge games against Ardagh and some new players have been introduced. Angela Whelan is making a good recovery following her accident. Both Jimmy Kelly and Eamon Carty are fully recovered after their recent operations and are playing great bowls. New members are always welcome. Just come along any Tuesday night at 8:30 to see what it is all about!