Tragic loss of Darren McGlynn

Tragic loss of Darren McGlynn

As we go to print, we are hearing of the shocking and tragic death of Darren McGlynn, Cloonfower, Ruskey, a lovely young 19 year old who with his family are steeped in the St. Barry’s GAA Club. We will pay our full tribute in next weeks club notes. We are all totally devastated and are in deep shock, all of us. We will all rally around the family at this awfully difficult time. May Darren gentle soul rest in peace.

Fit for Life in Barry’s Hall

Get fit at St. Barry’s Hall. Wednesdays Ladies Class 7pm to 8pm. Mens Kick Boxing 8pm to 10pm Monday, 7 to 9pm on Friday. Kids Judo 12.30pm to 2pm Saturday’s. Personal training on request. For more info ring Sean on 085-8142794.

St. Barry’s Club AGM

The Club AGM is due to take place on Friday 5th December. Please note.

Iona Institute Talk

Bishop Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin will give a talk on Marriage and the Common Good at Abbey Hotel, Roscommon on Thursday, 27th November at 8pm. Admission free. Tea and Coffee will be served. If you wish to attend please email bconroy@ionainstitute.ie.ie or phone 01.6619204.

Harvest Station Mass

If anyone in the Parish would like to hold the Station Mass in their homes please contact Fr. Eamon.

Table Quiz

A table Quiz in aid of Clondra/Longford Girl Guides takes place for adults takes place on Friday, 21st November in Milo’s Bar, Longford town. 40 euro per table of 4. Cash prizes and raffle. All welcome.


We extend sympathy to the family of Annie Naughton, Tarmonbarry Village who recently passed away. Sympathy to sons Finian, Tommy, daughters Dympna, Ann, sons in law Eddie and Michael, daughters in law Maura and Maeve, all other relatives and friends. We will have a full obituary note next week. May Annie rest in peace.

Road Safety

Please slow down on the roads. The weather and conditions in general are different at this time of year. Thanks for your comments to me re the short notes on road safety which we publish each week in this column.


A major auction under the auspices of Strokestown Community Development Association takes place at Percy French Hotel, Strokestown on this Sunda, 23rd November from 2pm to 5pm. All items for sale from a needal to an anchor. Viewing from 12.30pm.

Progressive 25

Progressive 25 continues in Kilglass Community Centre on Tuesday nights at 8.30pm. Winter league started Tuesday, 30th September and continue until Tuesday, 23rd of December. New players welcome. For further details contact Seamus Nugent 0879309498 or Charlie Reynolds 0871252985.


Adoraration of the Blessed Sacrament in St. Anne’s Church, Scramogue takes place on Friday evenings between 6.45pm to 7.45pm.

Folk Group

Anyone interested in joining our Music Ministry please contact James on 083-3769992. Practice takes place on Friday next at 8pm.