FROM TEXAS TO KILSARN: A visitor to the Kilsarn area caused quite a stir last weekend when Pat McPherson, cousin of John Dowd, Killycasson called around. Pat had flown from Texas along with his bride-to-be and when visiting the birthplace of his grandmother in Kilsarn he proposed to a delighted Julie. The engaged couple plan to live in Connecticut close by Pat’s parents – his dad is 103 and his mam is 96 and both are hale and hearty and enjoying an active life. We extend our heartiest congratulations to the happy couple and hope to see them back in Kilsarn soon.
GAA LOTTO: Draw took place in The Hideaway on Tuesday 2nd August. Numbers drawn: 2,17,19,25. Bonus number 3 No winner of Match 4 plus bonus jackpot of €5,100. No winner of Match 4 jackpot of €1,000; €100 Jimmy & Seanie Smith, Kilcogy; € 25 Gary Reilly, Cloncovid; € 25 Anne Brady; € 25 Daithi & Daire McLoughlin, Edgeworthstown; € 25 Nannery Family, Kilcogy
FLEADH CHEOIL: Killydoon is the first village visitors to the Fleadh Cheoil next week pass through coming from the South/West and with this in mind locals have been busy giving the area a face-lift in keeping with the counties high standard in litter free towns.
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