Kingscourt News 28th April

Kingscourt News

Whist Drive ;

Top Score ; John Fitzpatrick, 1 st. Lady ; Mary O’Hurley, 2 nd. Lady ;Vera Sherlock, 3 rd. Lady ; Teresa McMahon, 1 st. Gent ; Eileen Hanratty ,2 nd. gent ; Sheila Clarke 3 rd. Gent ; Vincent Clarke . Kingscourt Social Services, Whist drive, every Tuesday at 8.30.pm, new members welcome.

Marriage ;

Congratulations to Mr. Eamon Mooney & Ms. Stephanie Hall, Mr. Christopher Taharally & Ms. Kelly Lennon, on their recent marriages. Couples intending marriage in the Diocese of Meath, must complete an ACCORD pre marriage workshop.

Baptisms ;

The Parish Community, welcomes recently baptised Kyran John Tully and Luke Garry Wakely. All baptisms take place on the 2 nd and 4 th. Saturday of each month at 4.00.pm in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt.

The Late Mary Farrelly (nee Curtis);

There was genuine regret in the area at the passing of Mary Farrely (nee Curtis) on Good Friday. Formerly resident at Cornavan, Kingscourt, for the last few years Mary had resided at Castleross Nursing Home, Carrickmacross, where she received great care and respect from all the staff. Mary celebrated her 91 st. birthday recently and although she struggled with dementia in the last few years, she still fondly recalled her family and child hood friends in Coravelis , Bailieboro. At the age of 16 , like many of her generation, she emigrated to England. She trained first in general nursing and later in midwifery. Upon returning to Ireland in the 1950’s, Mary worked in both Athlone and Dublin as a District Nurse. She married Hugh Farrelly of Leiter, Kingscourt in 1953 and they settled on a farm in Cornavan, Kingscourt, where they reared their family. Mary was a keen gardener, a great cook and an excellent seamstress and her house was always open to friends and neighbours. In later years when her family was reared, Mary took the opportunity to travel, visiting Canada, Florida ,Zambia and Great Britain. She was predeceased by her husband Hugh in 2000.Dearly missed by her loving children, Kathleen, Maura, Loretta, Angela, Elizabeth ,Anne , Helen , Michael and Philip, sons-in-law, daughters-in -law, grandchildren, and great – granddaughter , sisters-in-law, nephews , nieces , relative and friends. There was a large and representative attendance at the removal on Sunday 20 th. April to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt and at the Requiem funeral Mass on Monday 21 st. April, with burial in the adjoining cemetery, which was testament of the high esteem in which she was held, she was the last of her family.

Regretted Death ;

The death occurred, peacefully at Kilmainhamwood Nursing Home, on Thursday 24 th. April of Rose Martin (nee Lamb) Muff, Kingscourt and formerly of Corlea. The deceased who was in her 89th. year, was a quiet and unassuming person, with a great love of her family and grandchildren, she was the last of her family. Rose had been a resident of the Kilmainhamwood Nursing Home for the past 14 years, where she enjoyed the dedicated care of the Nurses, Carers and Staff. Reposing at the residence of her son, Paddy, Muff with removal on Friday evening to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt. There was a large and representative attendance at the removal and at he Requiem funeral Mass on Saturday 26 th. April with burial in the adjoining cemetery. Deeply regretted by her loving sons; Paddy , Peter ,and Michael, daughters ; Sheila and Kate, Grandchildren; Patricia , Paul ,Oliver , Patrick ,Catriona ,Peter , Gary , Michael ,Jack ,Emma ,Shane and Clara. great-grandchildren; Owen and Sean. sons-in-law ;John and Pat, daughters-in-law ; Maura and Marianne , nephews , nieces , relatives and friends to whom sympathy is extended.

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