GREAT DAY OUT: A wonderful and exciting day is promised by the Shannon Gaels Minor Club on Sunday 14th August when the club hosts a Tractor Run followed by a barbeque and Family Day. The tractor run will commence at St Mary’s Church and will take a route through the parish and will make its way back to the club grounds in Clonbonny where it is only then the fun and lots of craic will begin. The barbeque will take place immediately following the tractor run and many local artists will supply music to cover all tastes. Some of the activities on the day will include a Dog Show, Face Painting, Sheaf Throwing, live music and many more surprises. This is a new and novel day organised by the minor club and club would like to see a huge number of tractors on the roads through the parish on the day. Bookings for the Tractor Run can be made by calling into Martina O’Brien in the Corner Shop or by phoning 0433321107. Payment of €30 must be made at the time of booking.
SYMPATHY: We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to Walter Henry, his son Niall, daughter Siobhan, Yonkers New York and Ballymahon Road, Lanesboro on the death of wife and mother Nuala. Formerly Nuala Mullooly, Killinure, Nuala spent many years working in New York as a nurse. She was much more than a nurse to the enormous number she quietly helped get work and settle in New York. There is a huge number from this locality and further afield that can be grateful to Nuala for all her help. Her motherliness made the transition seamless and her great warm smile warmed and settled even the most homesick. She was a remarkable lady with a wonderful caring heart and there are countless stories that record how she cared for people even during the time of her own recent illness. She was a truly amazing lady and her love of her native Rathcline parish never diminished one iota over her long number of years in New York. No more her rebel cry ‘UP Rathcline’ will be heard but it will always be long remembered as will her beaming smile and concern for all arriving on the American shore. Mass of Christian burial took place on Saturday last 30th July at St. Barnabas Church, 409 East 241st Street and interment took place at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Nuala is also survived by her sisters Rose and Eithne, and brothers Donal and Ciaran and a large extended Mullooly family to who we extend our heartfelt sympathy.
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