Wedding bells

Wedding bells

The marriage took place on Saturday last, 28th March of Damien Edgeworth, son of Liz and the late Jimmy, Ballydrum and Caroline Finn, Tang. The wedding ceremony was celebrated in St. Mary’s Church, Tang by Fr. Jerry Murphy and Fr. Nigel Charles. The beautiful bride was attended by her bridesmaids Kathleen Beston and Aisling O’Rourke. Bestman was James Edgeworth and groomsman was Bosco Skelly. The flower girl was Ríona Chapman and pageboy was Darragh Flanagan. Following the marriage ceremony, the happy couple were joined by a large number of family and friends in the Hodson Bay, Athlone where they wined, dined and danced the night away. Congratulations to Damian and Caroline, we wish them long life and happiness together.

Holy Week Celebrations

Holy Thursday, April 2nd Mass of the Lord’s Supper in Clondra at 8pm with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 11pm. Good Friday, April 3rd Meet at Clondra church at 12 noon and we will walk to Killashee by the canal, along the way we will pray the Stations of the Cross. 3pm ceremonies in Killashee - Stations of the Cross Good Friday evening at 7.30 pm in Clondra. Holy Saturday, April 4th Easter vigil at 8pm in Killashee. Easter Sunday, April 5th Mass in Killashee at 10.30am and Mass in Clondra at 8pm. Confessions after all Holy Week Celebrations.

Birthday greetings

Congratulations to Liam Duffy, Cloontaghmore who celebrated his 18th birthday last weekend. We wish Liam many happy returns.


The Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland are holding their church gate collection this weekend on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th April. Your support would be gratefully appreciated.


The death occurred last week of Frank Casey, Newtowncashel. Frank was well known in farming circles for many years. Frank was predeceased by his beloved wife Bea nearly 16 years ago. He is survived by his sons Gerry and Bernard, daughters Bernadette, Colette, Miriam,Susie and Siobhan, daughters-in-law ,sons-in-law, grandchildren, sister Clare, brother Joe, relatives and large circle of friends to whom we offer our deepest sympathy. May his soul rest in Peace.

The death occurred last week of Kathleen Magan, Aughnaskeagh, Killashee and London. Kathleen spent most of her adult life living and working in London returning to live in Ireland in recent years. Kathleen was predeceased by her sisters, Mary, Liz and Margaret and brothers Paddy and Jimmy. She is survived by her brothers Peter (Longford), Tom and Noel (Australia), nephews, nieces relatives and friends to whom we offer our deepest sympathy. Kathleen’s funeral Mass was held in St. Patrick’s Church, Killashee followed by cremation. May her soul rest in Peace.