At the Tuesday morning meeting of the Shannonbridge Active Retirement Group, Sister Marie had a letter and photographs and a poster from Kitui in
Thank You Very Much
15 /5 /2006
A letter of thanks was from an Ursuline Sister in Kitui to the Shannonbridge ARG as for some time a voluntary collection has been taken up at their weekly meetings and the monies collected has been forwarded by our two Ursuline Sisters in Ard Chiarain to their Ursuline Sisters in Kitui to help pay for children in school and their health. Some 1200 Euros has been forwarded to date. Others groups might consider following this road.
The people who put on the lagging at the power plant are back in town and they reckon that their work will take well over a week - so no hot water just yet.
The short story writer Pat Watson was in the village recently and when he heard about the litter sign in the
With no education
And wearing good clothes
It’s like a gold ring
In a barrow pig’s nose.
The Rachra Syndicate race horse Running Wild ran in the race in Ballinrobe on Tuesday evening and finished third.
The decision on the result of the Offaly / Kildare football match played last Sunday will be decided by Central Council at the weekend. Although Offaly won the match there is a question of the number of substitutes used to be ruled on. Offaly used a blood sub but let him play on.
On Tuesday I met Deirdre Gunning the new owner of John Hogarty’s house in Cloonshask. Deirdre is originally from Mullingar. Wishing her and her partner the best of luck in their new home. Later that day I got a message for John Hogarty. John Griffin and his greyhounds and the baby rothweiler send greetings.
Tuesday was another dry day with sunshine and good drying winds with temperature of 15 C. An ideal day for Colin to take Moby for a walk. Sorry Moby that should be wash.
The river level was 3.7 Metres on Tuesday morning and was just off the old quay.
George Stokes must have kept singing The Fields of Athenry as he fished at the mouth of the
Eddie Stones attracted a huge crowd to