Dún-na-Rí Forest Park,
Pine Cones, this photo which was taken recently in Dun-na-Ri, Forest Park , shows a specimen Pine tree, which is a native of Korea, and has its pine cones upright, not like native pine trees which have their pine cones pointing down, it is one of many specimen trees and shrubs which are planted in the forest park. Paddling pool, (photo) Shows , a large tree which was knocked by a wind storm last January now blocking most of the children’s paddling pool in the forest park, which needs to be removed.
Top Score ; Vincent Clarke, 1st. Lady ; Victoria Rowntree, 2 nd. Lady ; (shared) Kay Russell ,Brege McKenna & Georgina McArdle, 1 st . Gent ; John Fitzpatrick, 2 nd. Gent ; Sadie O’Reilly, 3 rd. Gent ; Ann Russell.
Alzheimer’s Thanks ;
Kingscourt Alzheimer’s would like to thank sincerely every- one who helped and supported their recently held “Tea Day” , in SuperValu, at Bingo and a special thanks to Sadie O’Reilly who opened her home for tea. All proceeds are spent in Cavan .
First Holy , Communion ;
Congratulations to ; Jack Campbell, Robbie Carey, Jade Carolan, Leah-Maisie Fleming ,Aleksandra Gwizdz , Aaron Higgins , Callum Johnston , Jennifer Johnston , Bridget Kerrigan ,Adam Lopes Winder, Kayla Lynch , Cormac McAvinney , Joe McCaul , Gabrielle Patterson , Sam Prendeville , Kaitlyn Rennick, Rosie Sheenan, Aaron Shekleton, Milosz Tomczyk ,Abi White ,Nerijus Andriekus ,Sadhbh Blake ,Courtney Carolan ,Alisha Gaynor ,Sarah Gorman,Alex Hearty , Caitlin Johnston, Rhys Kelly ,Evelina Levsa ,Danny Lynch ,Joshua James Martin, Oisin McCabe ,Darragh McDaniel, James McKeon ,Molly McKeon ,Wiktoria Michalska ,Sarah Owens ,Daniel O’Connell ,Rebecca O’Reilly ,Terence O’Reilly ,Marcela Pawlik ,Patrick James(PJ) Reilly, Aaron Ward and John Collins from St. Joseph’s, N.S. Kingscourt and Corlea N.S. who celebrated their First Holy Communion on Saturday and Sunday of last week.
Congratulations to Ms. Cheryl Williams and Mr. Shane Hurst, Mr. Robert Russell and Ms. Denise Mary Galvin, on their recent marriages. Couples intending marriage in the Diocese of Meath, must complete an ACCORD pre marriage workshop.
Exam Mass ;
The annual Exam Mass for the pupils and their parents and families will be held takes place at 12 Noon next weekend, , all welcome to attend.
Regretted Death ;
The death occurred suddenly on Friday 2 nd. May of Michael Kennedy, Drumiller, Kingscourt. A member of the farming community he was predeceased by his wife Bridie. Removal on Monday 5 th. May to the Church of the Immaculate Conception Kingscourt. Requiem funeral Mass on Tuesday 6 th. May in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, with burial in the adjoining cemetery. He is survived by his daughter ;Maura ,son-in-law; Martin , Grandchildren, neighbours, relatives and friends to whom sympathy is extended.
Regretted Death ;
The death occurred peacefully on Sunday 4 th. May in Beaumont Hospital, Dublin of Gerard Mackin, Julianstown and formerly of Kingscourt. Beloved husband of Marie and father of Karen. Deeply regretted by his loving family and his brother, Rev. Fr. Patrick A. Mackin P.E. Bohermeen, sister ; Emma (McAvoy), son-in-law Brian, , sisters -in-law, brother-in-law, nephews ,nieces, relatives and friends to whom sympathy is extended . Removal on Tuesday of last week to St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown, with Requiem funeral Mass on Wednesday of last week, with burial in Moorechurch cemetery. The deceased who was in his mid-eighties , in his early years, he was actively involved with family members in the running of Mackins Hotel,Kingscourt, Mackins grocery and hardware shop, he was also a projectionist , at times in the family owned, Majestic Cinema ,(now SuperValu) and also funeral undertaker .
The Late Brigid Gargan ;
There was genuine regret and sadness in the area at the death of Brigid Gargan (nee Carolan ) Mount St. Joseph, Kingscourt on Thursday 8 th. May ,peacefully at Drumbear Nursing Home Monaghan Deeply regretted by her loving son ; Jimmy, daughters ; Mary, Veronica and Breda, sister-in-law Mona, sons-in-law, Pat Joe and George, daughter- in- law , Dawn, grandchildren ; Ian, Alan ,Owen ,Brione ,Aoife ,Aine ,Vincent , Mona, James . great-grandchildren ; Calvin , Brion , Serena , Caitlin ,Cian , Lila and Fio. nephews , Nieces and many friends. Removal from her residence on Saturday evening to the Church of the Immaculate Conception , Kingscourt. Requiem funeral Mass on Sunday 11 th. May with burial in the adjoining cemetery. The deceased who was in her 99 th. year was devoted to her family, lived a simple and ordinary life, a religious person attending daily mass whilst she was able . An avid Bingo fan attending local and nearby Bingo halls, Worked for many years in the Office canteen in Gypsum industries, where she enjoyed the banter whither it was about sport or politics. There was a large and representative attendance at the removal and funeral which was indicative of the high esteem in which she was held in the community .
Pilgrimage to Knock ;
Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Knock’s shrine on Sunday 8 th. June, with coach leaving Kingscourt at 8.30.am, booking after 6pm to 087 9643884.
Kingscourt Social Services, holiday trip to ” Wexford from 30 th. June to July 3 rd., Booking with Sadie O’Reilly , Main St. Kingscourt.
First Communion ;
First Communion on Saturday next 17 th. May at 10.30.am for Muff N.S. in the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel