MRS MARGARET LYNCH: There was widespread sorrow throughout the district with the news of the death following a short illness of Mrs Margaret Lynch Garrymore Ballinagh. A quiet and friendly lady deceased was a most respected resident who was held in the highest esteem by the local community. A native of Co Galway Margaret together with her husband Eugene resided at the family farm at Garrymore where they enjoyed wide popularity and the news of her death at a comparatively early age evoked profound sorrow. To her husband Eugene sons Pascall in Virginia, Martin in Dublin and daughter Julie Anne in Ballyhaise I extend the sympathy of our community. Deceased is also survived by her grandchildren and relatives to whom condolences is offered. There was a very large attendance at the removal of the remains to St Michaels Church Potahee with the funeral which again was of extremely large dimensions and a fitting tribute to the esteem with which the family are held throughout the region took place following a con-celebrated mass to the family burial ground. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
MR JOSEPH MURPHY: There was widespread sorrow as news spread of the death of one of the districts most beloved residents Mr Joseph (Joe) Murphy Aughadreenagh Carrickaboy. A quiet and most inoffensive man who was blessed with a warm and friendly personality Joe endeared himself to all who were privileged to know him. A member of the outdoor staff of Cavan County Council he was held in the highest esteem by work colleagues and management. Described as one of natures gentlemen whose witty comments made his presence in any gathering very entertaining , his passing is widely mourned. His love for car playing and for whist drives in particular saw himself and his close friend Cathal at venues all over Cavan and the adjoining counties. To his sister relatives and countless friends I extend the sympathy of our community. There was a very large attendance at the removal of the remains to St Matthews Church Drumavaddy while the funeral which again was large and representative took place following con-celebrated mass to the family burial ground. May his gentle soul rest in peace.
COLDS: and a mild form of flu has hit the district leaving many people confined to their homes.