New Presbyterian Minster in Ervey, Church;
On Sunday 9 th. February, The Rev. Damien Boyle, was installed as the new Presbyterian Minister, at Ervey Church. photo ; L-r Gene Archibald (church elder) ‘ Rev. Damien Boyle, Minister, Audrey Frazer (church elder)
Council Meeting ;
A meeting of Kingscourt Community Development, was held on Monday of last week, details of arrangements being made for this year’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade were discussed, which will be held on Monday 17 th. March and will start as usual at 1.00.pmfrom the Dublin Road area. Invitations have been sent to all Bands, Clubs, Organisations, schools, Businesses and industries encouraging them to take part . Music as always very much part of the parade, there will be music sessions at various points around the town, before and during the parade. Competition’s will be held for the best dressed shop window, best float, club on parade or on float .
Dun A Ri Golf Society ;
Dun A Ri Golf Society is now open for Membership, their first outing of the year takes place in Delvin on Saturday 29 th. March. The competition will be a “scramble” and is a team event. The club would to invite any “would be” golfer or Golfing enthusiast to come along and play and discover if this is something that you would like to get involved with. There is no obligation on you to join the society. Details are available on Web site dunnarigolf.wordpress.com or from Clarkes Corner Bar, Kingscourt.
Tractor Stolen ;
During the past week a Tractor was stolen from a farmers residence in the Cortubber, Kingscourt area.
Drama Group Presents ;
Dun -A- Ri Drama Group are presenting 2 One- Act Comedies in the Matt Talbot Hall, On Friday 21 and Saturday 22 nd February, starting at 8.30.pm not to be missed, everyone welcome.
Sponsored Road Races ;
St. Joseph’s N.S. Kingscourt are organising a Road Race in Kingscourt on Sunday 23 rd. March. There are three races, the longest is 20 km, it begins at 9.30.am while the 10 km starts at 9.45.am and the 6 km starts at 10.00.am. All races start and finish at the Market Square. Participants can register online with precisiontiming.ie
Scrap Saturday ;
The parish Community welcomes Noah Kevin McEntee, and James John Tully who were recently baptised . All baptisms take place on the 2 nd & 4 th. Saturdays of each month , at 4.00.pm in the Church of the Immaculate Conception , Kingscourt .
Congratulations to Ms. Cathriona McKenna and Mr. David Dolan, on their recent Marriage. All couples intending marriage in the Diocese of Meath must complete an ACCORD pre marriage Workshop. www.accord.ie
Autistic Children Thanks ;
Bright Stars for Autistic Children sincerely thank all who contributed to their recent collection which raised € 880 .
Regretted Death ;
The death occurred on Saturday 8 th. February at St. Vincent’s Hospital Dublin of Fintan McCabe, Greenhills Est, Ballina, Mayo and formerly of Tonaneave, Magheracloone, Carrickmacross. Deeply regretted by his loving wife, Venessa, Parents; Brian and Philomena, brothers ; Dermott, Bernard, Shane ,and Eddie, sisters ; Helen , Rosemary (Rosie) Eugenia and Michelle. A former employee of Gypsum Industries where he worked in the Engineering Dept, a member of a very musical family, he was an accomplished accordion player. Funeral on Tuesday of last week following Requiem Mass in St. Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina, with burial in Leigue cemetery , Ballina.
Regretted Death ;
The death occurred peacefully at his residence, Barley Hill, Kingscourt of Noel Owens, on Wednesday 12 th. February. Removal on Thursday 13 th. Feb. to St. Patrick & St. Brigid’s Church, Meath Hill. Requiem funeral Mass on Friday 14 th. February with burial in Kingscourt cemetery. A former employee of Gypsum Industries where he was a lorry driver in the Transport Department for many years.