Kingscourt News 2nd September 2015


Citizens  Information:

Co  Cavan, Citizens Information Service, will resume in Kingscourt (Community Offices)on Tuesday 8 th. September from 300pm to 4.00pm. this is a weekly service. Any  Inquiries  076 1075200

 Whist :

Top Score; (shared) Frank Smith,Rose Traynor & Vincent Clarke,1st. Lady; Rose Smith 2nd.Lady;Treasa McMahon 3rd.Lady;Ann Russell, 1st.Gent; Cathleen Finnegan 2nd. Gent ;Shiela  Clarke,3rd. Gent ;(shared) T.P. Callaghan.  Kingscourt Social Services, Whist Drive, every Tuesday at 8.30 pm in the Matt Talbot hall, new members welcome.

 Successful Tour ;

Kingscourt Social Services, recently held 1 day Tour with Memory Tours, visited Kilbeggan Distillery & The Derryglad Folk Museum. A   most enjoyable day was had by the 40 folk on the bus.

 Meals on Wheels ;

The  Social Services, Meals on Wheels will resume in the Matt Talbot Hall, on this Wednesday 3rd. September.

 Garden  Club ;

Kingscourt Garden meeting in the Parish Centre on Wednesday 9th. September at 8.oopm

 Active Retirement Meeting

Kingscourt Active Retirement meeting in the Parish Centre on Friday 11th. September  at  8

 Marriages ;

Congratulations  to Ms, Elizabeth Tinnelly & Mr. Adam Baldwin, Ms. Dearbhla Fay & Mr. Joseph  Kapenas , Ms. Julie Ann Toner & Mr. Tim Searle, Ms. Niamh Rooney & Mr. Paul Corcoran  on their recent marriages.


The Parish Community welcomes recently baptised;  Summer Mai  McKenna, Kaiden Tomas Sheenan, Annie   Theodora  Smith,  Cillian Patrick Gogarty, Clarke William  McMahon,   Darragh Andrew McKenna.

 Parish Office Hours;

With effect from September 1st. The Parish Office, is open on Monday ,Tuesday ,Thursday & Friday, from 10.30 am. to 12.30 pm.

St. Pio Pilgrimage;

St. Pio Pilgrimage to Our Lady of Knock Shrine on September 20 th in memory of Nuala McCabe, limited seats available, booking with Ann at 087 2807982.

Irish Heart, Thanks;

Sincere  thanks  to all who contributed to the recently held, Irish Heart Foundation collection which realised €1,082.

Regretted  Death;

The death occurred on Friday 28 th. August of Mary Rooney (nee Clarke) peacefully in Kilmainhamwood Nursing Home. Predeceased by her husband Brendan, sadly  missed by her sons ; Martin and Michael, daughter in law, Carmel, grandchildren, sisters, nieces ,nephews ,relatives and friends, to whom sympathy is extended .Reposing at her son Michael residence, Kilmainhamwood, with removal on Sunday evening to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Kilmainhamwood. Requiem funeral Mass  on Monday 31st August with burial in the adjoining cemetery.

The  Late Pat Callaghan ;

There was genuine regret in the area  at the death (suddenly )of Pat Callaghan, Rocks Road, Kingscourt, on Saturday 29 th August,  formerly of  Meath Hill. The deceased who was in his 74 th  year, was a quiet and unassuming person. He was employed for many years in Shekletons ,  Mackins and in Frazers, hardware shops. Coming from the Meath Hill—Barley Hill  areas  he was also into picking from family orchards, apples, plums  and damsels for use in the local areas.

Deeply  regretted by his loving wife, Betty, sons, Hugh, Joseph ,Ciaran, daughter ,Lesley, sisters , Margaret and Nancy ,brothers ,Paul,  Brendan and Gerry, son in law, John, daughters in law, Karen , Olivia ,Joan, grandchildren , Lauren , Darragh , Aoibhin , Gearoid ,Cormac , Liam and Donnacha,  nieces, nephews relatives and many friends, to whom sympathy is extended.

Reposing at his daughters home, Shamrock Drive, Kingscourt, with removal on Tuesday 1 st September to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt Requiem funeral Mass  at 12 Noon  with burial in the adjoining cemetery.

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