Defibrillators for area

Defibrillators for area

Bunlahy Area Action Group would like to thank everyone who supported us so generously in our recent barbecue fundraiser for the the purchase of defibrillators for the area. We hope to make this barbecue an annual event. A special word of thanks to our Sponsors on the day - Frank Kilbride, Johnny & Mol Creegan, Rhythm & Sticks (Band), Margaret Brady (catering), Roger Stakem (car repairs), Davy Connell (car rental), Ballymore football club, Councillor PJ Reilly, Councillor Michael Carrigy, Kevin McDonagh. Well done to all who volunteered their time on the day to make it such a success. We have raised 2,000 euro to date, which allows us to purchase 2 defibrillators. Anyone interested in defibrillator training please phone David or Mary on 087 7970464 / 087 9964366.


On Friday evening next, Ballymore play Rathcline in the second round of the Intermediate championship and the game is timed for 8pm in Killoe but please check fixtures for confirmation. The team and management would greatly appreciate a big turnout of supporters.

Give Blood

The opportunity to give blood will be available in St. Brigid’s community centre, Loch Gowna on Monday, August 11th and Tuesday, August 12th from 5-00pm to 8-30pm. All donors are invited to attend.

Country Markets

The following were the winners of the free draw in the Granard Country Markets on Friday last. Maureen O’Hara, Helen Martin and Bridie McMahon. Congrats to the winners and please note that the market is held every Friday beside the Post Office from 8-30am to 11-00am.


Deepest sympathy is extended to Gorman family, Barrack Street, Granard on the death of Francie, which occurred last week. May he rest in peace.

Nathan with Miriam

Congratulations to young Nathan Brady who appeared on the Saturday with Miriam show on Saturday night last. Nathan was the lead singer with a group of students from the Gaelteacht and as usual he performed brilliantly. Well done, Nathan.

Birthday greetings

Congratulations to Tony Reilly, Tully, Coolarty who celebrated a very special birthday on Saturday night last when he was joined by family and friends for a great party in McElvaney’s. Beautiful food, the usual top quality drink and very appropriate music by young Ryan Keville was available and a great night was enjoyed by all present. We wish you many more great celebrations Tony and hope that Veronica and the family continue to spoil you for the rest of the week.