BLESSING OF GRAVES: Carrigallen /Errew Sunday 1st July after 11.30 Mass Drumeela Sunday 8th July & Drumreilly Sun 15th July. Please note Sat evening Mass will be in Drumeela and Sunday morning mass in Drumreilly on 4th ,15th July.
BENEFIT FUNCTION: A benefit function for the family of the late Dermot Harte will be held in the Kilbracken Arms Hotel Carrigallen Friday July 20th. More details to follow.
KEY OF THE DOOR FOR MARINA: We extend congratulations to Miss Marina Gray Errew Carrigallen who has celebrated her 21st birthday in Mitchells restaurant Carrigallen. Marina ,a star member of the Carrigallen ladies Saint Josephs football team.
HARD LUCK: Hard luck Carrigallen school girls. St Mary’s primary school girls were unlucky to loose to Annaduff in school girls final in Pairc Sean Carrick on Shannon Monday evening last week. A great close game between two well matched teams saw the Annaduff girls win in the last few minutes as our girls gave a great account of themselves all over the field. Congratlations girls on a wonderful effort . Also to coaches Mary and Michael Kenny. Our senior footballers were defeated by Glenfarne Kilty in the league at home on Friday. The north Leitrim team had the best of the first half on a score of 0-5 to 0-4. The second half was also closely contested with the visitors getting a crucial goal in the last 3 minutes to run out winners by 1-9 to Carrigallen’s 0-8.
REGRETTED DEATH: There is widespread regret in the district and surrounding parishes at the death of Mr Peter McIntyre Drummerkane Upper Carrigallen which has occurred at his residence following a short illness. He was in his mid 80s. He was predeceased by brothers Eugene and Thomas.He was a very hard working man all his life who believed in having his own vegetables in abundance, his own variety of potatoes. He was a great neighbour always willing to lend a helping hand to a neighbour in need.He will be sadly missed. May he RIP. Sympathy is extended to his wife Maria ,sons Philip in Drumerkane Upper and Michael in Ausrtralia,daughters Mary Nash,Dolores Reilly Carrigallen ,Anna B McGovern Ballinamore & a number of nephews nieces sons in law ,daughters in law and grandchildren. The removal of remains and funeral following requiem mass was very large and representative. The Mass was celebrated by Very Rev Fr Holmes PP officiated. Burial took place in adjoining cemetery.