Newtownforbes April 29

EASTER THANKS - Fr. Ciaran McGovern PP paid special tribute to all in the parish who contributed to the celebration of Easter this year - Emer and the choir, readers, Eucharistic Ministers, Liturgy Group, Altar Society, Altar Servers, Counters and Collectors, Micheal for the fire and Kevin for the Palm and Sacristan Mary.

EASTER THANKS - Fr. Ciaran McGovern PP paid special tribute to all in the parish who contributed to the celebration of Easter this year - Emer and the choir, readers, Eucharistic Ministers, Liturgy Group, Altar Society, Altar Servers, Counters and Collectors, Micheal for the fire and Kevin for the Palm and Sacristan Mary.

SHANE BRENNAN RUN

The 5km run / walk held on January 9 in aid of the Alzheimer’s Society brought in €2,350. The society wishes to say thanks.

SYMPATHY

We extend sincere sympathy to the Ireland families, Brianstown, on the passing of Susan Ireland which took place recently. May she rest in peace.

ICA

Our recent AGM, new officers were elected as follows: President Mary Doyle, Vice President Patricia Macken, Secretary Olive Quinn, Asst Secretary Lily Hannify, Treasurer Mary O’Malley, Asst Treasurer Rose Byrne, PRO Lily Hannify, Contest Secretary Patricia Macken and Arts Promoter Lily Hannify.

Competition winner on the night was Patricia Macken and raffle winner was Mary O’Malley. Next monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday May 3 at 8.30pm in the parish hall. Teas Mary Devlin and Marie Watts. New members always welcome. Competition: A Rhubarb Dish.