Kingscourt News 7th October

Whist ;

Top Score ;  Bridie McDanial,  1 st. Lady ; Victoria Rowntree, 2 nd. Lady ;Ann Russell , 3 rd. Lady ; Nula Mackin , 1 st . Gent ;Vincent Clarke , 2 nd. Gent ; Harry Rowntree ; 3 rd . Gent ;  John Fitzpatrick .  Kingscourt  Social Services, whist drive every Tuesday  at in the Matt Talbot Hall, new members welcome.

Harvest  Thanksgiving Service ;

Ervey Presbyterian Church , Harvest Thanksgiving service on Sunday 13 th. October  at, refreshments afterwards in  church hall, everyone welcome.

Harvest  Mass ;

The annual  “ Harvest  Mass”  in thanksgiving for the fruits of the earth, will take place on Sunday  13 th. at 12 Noon, in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt.

Bereaved ;

Sympathy is extended to  Michael Sheenan, Enniskeen, on the death of his brother, Mr. Barney Sheenan, which occurred in London.  A former employee of  Gypsum Industries , where he worked in the plaster mill.

Reserved  Parking ;

Cavan County Council have a reserved parking space for  traders on the towns main street, from to on Thursdays and Fridays of each week. Recently a regular trader was unable to take up a space in the designated area , because of cars parked in the area.

German Students  Visit;

At. Photo, taken in Cabra Castle, Hotel.

German Students oct 13During the past week a group of  30 German students from  the   AUE School, Nuester,  Frankfurt, Germany, had an enjoyable stay with  host families in the Kingscourt area. They were accompanied by their teachers , Sydlle, Lorenz , Bollig & Rolf  and Sandra Carolan, a native of Kingscourt, now living in Germany since 1984, who organised the visit.  A varied itinerary was organised for their visit  which included educational trips, a visit to the  Titanic Museum , visit to Dun-An-Ri, forest park , Cabra Castle , a Gaelic football match and an evening of traditional  music and dance which was organised by local people . On Sunday they spent some time in Dublin, exploring the highlights  of the capital city , before returning to Germany.  Sandra  has  expressed her  thanks  for the support  of the host families and people in the community .

The Late Declan  Rooney ;

The death  occurred  suddenly, on Sunday 29th. September of  Mr. Declan  Rooney at his residence , Kilnalun, Kingscourt, Co. Cavan. His sudden   death came as a great shock to his family and all in the community. The deceased who was in his early thirties , was an employee of Cooper Insulation, a friendly and likeable person who was always in good form, with a greeting for everyone. Reposing at his home on Tuesday 1 st. Oct. With removal on Wednesday  2nd. Oct.  to the Church of the Immaculate Conception for Requiem  concelebrated funeral Mass (the celebrants were  Very Rev. Fr. Gerry McCormack, P.P. Kingscourt,  Canon John  Murphy, P.P. Baileborough and Rev, Fr. Michael Router ) with burial in the adjoining cemetery.  The large attendance who called to his house to sympathise and the very large attendance at his funeral was testament  of the  esteem in which he was held .  He was predeceased by his father ; Tom and is survived by his heartbroken wife; Sarah, children ; Declan and  Ella –May,  brothers ; Tom ,Peter , Paul ,and Damien,  sisters ;  Therese  and Marie , mother ;  Josephine, brothers-in-law, sisters –in-law, mother-in-law ; Geraldine, father –in-law; Michael  and a large family circle to whom heart felt sympathy is extended.

Meeting ;

Active retirement ,meeting  in the parish centre on Friday 11 th. Oct. at

Community Centre,  Snooker ;

Kingscourt Community Centre,  snooker room  is open  5 nights each week,  14 to 18 yrs. to, over  18 yrs from to 11.00pm

Credit Union  Draw ;

Kingscourt Credit Union, next draw will take place on  October 24 th . at 12 Noon, international Credit Union Day.

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