Congratulations and very best wishes to Caroline Stewart, Lyneen who celebrated her 50th birthday on 29th November last. Caroline was joined by a large number of family and friends to celebrate the special occasion in The Chestnut Tree, Killashee where the musical entertainment was supplied by the very popular ‘Done and Dusted’. A great night was enjoyed by all and we wish Caroline many happy returns.

Community Alert Group

Farmers are advised to secure their farmyards properly with good locks on gates, sheds etc. Make sure all machinery is properly secured, at the moment there are many trailers are being stolen all over the country. If you see suspicious movements by any people or suspicious vehicles please contact the local Gardaí immediately. The Killashee Group wish everyone a very happy and safe Christmas and please keep an eye out for your elderly relatives and neighbours.

Cloontagh National School

Well done to all the boys and girls of Cloontagh National School who took part in the Hallelujah Concert which was held in City West Hotel on Saturday last. A great day was had by all.


Congratulations to Fiona Egan and Kevin Hanley on the recent birth of their babies, a baby boy and baby girl, Jay and Leah. Congratulations are also extended to the very proud grandparents Clare and Des Egan, Newtowncashel, and Phil and Johnny Hanley Lanesboro.

Minor Football meeting

A meeting of the GAA minor football will be held on Sunday, 15 December at the clubhouse at 12 noon. It would be great if parents of players and other interested parties would attend this meeting.

Table Quiz

A table quiz will be held in Magans Pub on Friday, 13 December at 9pm in aid of the Minor football team. Tables of four are €40, student €20. There will be a raffle on the night. Your support would be appreciated.


Deepest sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Patsy Mathews, Kenagh, who passed away recently. May his soul rest in peace. Deepest sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Pat Costello, Tarmonbarry and Newtowncashel, whose funeral took place last weekend. May his soul rest in peace.