On Wednesday evening at Vimy Mc Quinn’s removal to the church in Tullow the family told us that she celebrated her 90th birthday last May.
Back home in Shannonbridge the news awaited of the death of Mary Burke Shannonbridge some fourteen months after the death of her husband Martin. Mary had worked for many years in Killeens Bar and shop. Her funeral is this weekend with removal on Sunday and burial on Monday. May she rest in peace.
The river level has risen to 2.63 metres on Thursday. Lots of rain forecast for tomorrow and some very high tides along the west coast. Up to 45 feet is forecast.
Five stupid anglers in a white van visited Raghrabeg at the weekend and brazenly tried to drive down a field to the River Suck. You guessed it - the van sunk,
The Ballinasloe Credit Union has a website
www.ballinasloecreditunion.ie where you might find the 2008 calendar. Sorry the photographs are not black and white but almost so as Liam Jordan has a special touch with colour.
Easons have opened a two storey outlet on Society Street Ballinasloe which Bob found very good. He ordered a book and they had it for him in three days.
Sorry to hear of the death of Mons John Conneely from near
Funeral leaving funeral parlour in Tuam tomorrow. He was a classmate of the brothers.