The weather has been fine this week with some warm sunshine on Thursday and Friday. Brian from the Barge heard the Corncrake calling at near The Cut downstream from the village bridge. When he reported this to Birdwatch
Still on birds Joe Kenny heard the Cuckoo last weekend. Ryan Air must be flying them in.
It is hoped that the rubbish skip for the boating season will arrive in time for this bank holiday weekend as it was badly needed over the Easter weekend.
The river level is 2.65 Metres at Shannonbridge today.
The Active Retirement Group are considering going to
Ard Chiarain is planning to have the Rosary on Monday to Friday evenings for the month of May. On Saturday 6th May which is the Eve of Vocation Sunday ceremonies will be held in Clonmacnois, Glendalough and Gouganne Beara from to for vocations. Keep an eye on the church bulletin.
On 23rd May Ronan Collins on his radio programme played Waltzing Matilda as a request from M. Connolly in
Yesterday in Clonmacnois Rose Kenny was laid to rest alongside her late husband Charlie. Rose was from the Mill of Moore and married Charlie from Moystown who worked with Michael Kenny the building contractor in Ballinasloe. Rose’s sister Kathleen married
After the funeral I met two priests named Egan from
Today Joe Dolan was buried near Roscommon town. He was married to the late Gerty Murray a cousin of mine and they lived in Carramunia near the old
May they rest in peace.
In Ferbane Bridge Club last evening the club President, Gay Claffey presented a cheque for 2260 Euros to a representative of the Friends of Saint Luke’s hospital in
Tom Morley a well known fiddle player from
A visitor from Oranmore who is a keen handballer was telling us yesterday that in
The benefit table quiz on Wednesday for this website raised over 190 Euro. One of David Pickles fishing party took part in the quiz and won a disposable charcoal grill. David told us that he knew a bloke in
Remember the Murray Family that once lived in the Gate-lodge near John and Vera Carty’s Ashbrook Guesthouse ?. Jim and Annie Murray lived there when Jim worked on the Lestrange farm. They had seven children named Mary (now living in Esker), Sean (living and working for John Sisk, the builder in
Today Pauline and her husband, a Gavin from