Mrs Phyllis Carroll from
She was a daughter of Steve Coakley from Curramore and is regretted by her five children, her sister Bridget Ann Clements and many relatives and friends. May she rest in peace.
Heard that there was a vintage rally in the Taughmaconnell and Dysart area recently and one of the old cars a 1933 Talbot was among a dozen that passed through Shannonbridge after the rally.
Padraig and Paula Turley are having a few days in Shannonbridge at present. Padraig is renewing old friendships as he attended
The Irish Lad Michael Green is home at present from
Fergal and Linda Moran’s new baby boy was christened in
Last Sunday was also All Ireland Football Final day and Tyrone defeated Kerry by scoring 1 - 16 to 2 - 10.
Retired priest Father Pat O Connell from Dingle has been visiting his friend Father John Killeen, Toher and for three days this week the two of them con-celebrated Mass in Shannonbridge. They went to visit Clonmacnois on Tuesday and yesterday morning I went along with them to visit
While in Clonfert John Killeen was telling us about a picture of The Blessed Virgin and Child which was once in Clonfert but was removed for safety about 350 years ago by the then Bishop of Clonfert Bishop Walter Lynch as he fled the Cromwellian army going first to the Galway area and then to the island of Inisbofin and then in 1653 Bishop Lynch went to Flandia and he was in Vienna in 1655. The Picture finally arrived in
The Post Office in Shannonbridge is changing location and there is an amount of work being carried out in Moran’s Shop this week preparing for the Post Office which will be located inside the main door to the shop on the right. Shannonbridge will welcome the return of this amenity after some nine months.
The All Ireland Ploughing Championships take place this week in
The past few days have seen a mixture of wind and light rain with temperatures around 63F. It gets that little bit colder at night and today the wind and rain have gone away.