Maggie Brien met Loretta Birch, nee Moran this week. They were school chums but have not met for 62 years. Aint that something.
The Wolf Family from
On Saturday the Cassidy Clan had a re-union with about 180 members of the family coming together to meet and chat and visit graveyards and old homesteads. That evening they attended a special Mass in High Street Church with many of the family taking active parts in the celebration. Afterwards they had a banquet in The Fort Restaurant in Shannonbridge. Some Trojan work had been put into the re-union by Mary and Tony Cassidy. No doubt this will be an annual event and so it should be.
Seven cruisers from Portumna arrived in Shannonbridge on Sunday carrying some 41 people from
They told us that for the two weeks previous they had been in
After their stay in
The two people I met were Richard Dix and Chris Edwards and they were interested in trying out the wonderful shower units cared so well by Des Finnerty.
The whole trip is being organised by Derek and Anne Crichton from
I got a surprise when I met Derek and Anne later on Sunday night as their faces were very familiar. And so they should as a couple of years ago they had called in and they remembered a drink associated with the pub – Hot Chocolate and Rum. They enquired about Louise whom they had met and maybe had some e-mail contact. Anyhow they are gone off with a copy of her CD recording so look out
The brother John has been home for a time but one of his parishioners died on Friday so he is flying back to
Some GAA news. First Roscommon Minor Footballers had a great semi-final victory over Meath on Sunday. Then Mayo Seniors took on mighty