Colmcille notes



Corr: Sean McGauran. E-mail: or phone 087-6992012

Gun Club

Membership now due, Insurance expires on 31st July, also all members must apply for for shore license if hunting on the lakes. This license is valid for 5 years and requires additional detail not previously required.

50th Anniversary

Congratulations to Fr Michael McKeon, Smear who celebrated the 50th anniversary of his ordination to the Priesthood with a commemoration mass in St Colmcille’s Church on Sunday, 19th July and afterwards a very enjoyable meet and greet and refreshments in the Community Centre. Fr Michael was ordained in 1965 and was one of the last men from the parish to join the priesthood until this year when Fr Seamus O’Rourke was ordained.

Blessing of Graves

Blessing of Graves takes place next Saturday, 1st August in Purth after 7pm mass and on Sunday, 2nd in Aughnacliffe at 2pm.


Congratulations to Rose Kavanagh, Aughakine and Peter Gaynor, Mullingar who got married recently. Wishing you both good luck health and happiness for the future.

Little Rascals Preschool

Some places still available for September. Contact Fidelma on 087 9649139.