Drumlish/Ballinamuck

Baptism: Welcome to our Christian Community to Rian Adams who was baptised in St. Mary’s Church on Saturday last August 6th. Congratulations also to his parents.

Baptism: Welcome to our Christian Community to Rian Adams who was baptised in St. Mary’s Church on Saturday last August 6th. Congratulations also to his parents.

21st Birthday: Congratulations to Sheena Cassidy who was 21 last week. We understand she celebrated quietly with her friends at the weekend. Happy Birthday Sheena and many more happy birthdays to come.

Drumlish Festival: The festival will begin on 19th August in Drumlish with Declan Nerney and his Band and Big Tom as guest on the night. On Saturday 20th Music will be by The Aftermath and on Sunday 21st Music will be by The Sawdoctors. This promises to be a mega weekend Festival so make a date and put the above in your Diary lest you forget!

Recent Death: The death took place on August 4th at Mullingar General Hospital of Laurence Pearse Daly (in his 95th year) Aughnacliffe Co. Longford. To his sons Fr. John PP, Nanwich England, Seamus (Arva), Dermot (Ballsbridge) and daughter Attracta (Athlone), daughters-in-law Phyllis and Mary, son-in-law Jim, special sister-in-law Julia, and great neighbour Rosemarie, grandchildren, relatives and friends we extend our deepest and sincere sympathy. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anaim dílís.

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