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MAIRÉAD CHAWKE IS 95 !!!!

Congratulations to the one and only Mairéad Chawke, Chawke's Cross, who celebrated her 95th Birthday on 26th Aug. HAPPY 95th BIRTHDAY: On Saturday 26th, that very well know lady at the cross, Mairéad Chawke, celebrated reaching her 95th year. She is hale and hearty and still attends Mass every weekend. The evening before her birthday, she attended Mass in Shanabhotha cemetery and had a smile and greeting for everyone. 1922 is quite a way back and we would find it difficult to recall events that happened, however Mairéad has a great memory. Looking back at some events that took place in the month she was born; Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, dies at age 75. A devas

MAIRÉAD CHAWKE IS 95 :

HAPPY 95th BIRTHDAY: On Saturday 26th, that very well know lady at the cross, Mairéad Chawke, celebrated reaching her 95th year. She is hale and hearty and still attends Mass every weekend. The evening before her birthday, she attended Mass in Shanabhotha cemetery and had a smile and greeting for everyone. 1922 is quite a way back and we would find it difficult to recall events that happened, however Mairéad has a great memory. Looking back at some events that took place in the month she was born; Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, dies at age 75. A devastating typhoon came ashore in China, killing about 60,000 people. Albert Einstein left

No Solar Eclipse Here:

August Moon: GRAVEYARD MASSES: Kilmacow - Thursday 24th Aug, 7.30pm. Shanabhotha - Friday 25th Aug, 7.30pm. Hopefully the weather holds up, come prepared.!! COLLECTION: The Irish Wheelchair Association collection was held last weekend, thanks to collectors in Granagh, Joan Brosnan, MaryO'Carroll Lynch, Kevin Stack and Mary O'Regan, amount received €215.18. Thanks to Maura & Grainne Friel for standing in Ballingarry, amount received €203.82. Many thanks for your generosity. REMEMBERING OUR DECEASED: For the month of ​August we remember our family, friends and neighbours, whose mortuary cards are displayed on the Church noticeboard:- Mary Sheahan, Ballyvologue. Willie Cagney, John

Michael Daffy, RIP.

COLLECTION: This coming weekend, 19/20th, the Irish Wheelchair Association collection will be taking place at both Masses. Please support if you can. CHOMHBHRÓN:​ ​Our sympathies to the family of Michael Daffy, Knockfierna, who passed away peacefully at UHL on 8th August. Very deeply regretted by his wife Eileen , daughters Joanne, Anne-Marie, sons John, Thomas, Michael, Owen, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, sister Mary (Quaid), brother-in-law Mike, sisters-in-laws, nephews, nieces, relatives, kind neighbours and a large circle of friends. Michael was quietly involved in many parish activities and helped wherever he could e.g. Macra Na Feirme, Church Renovation Fund, Water

SWAN & CYGNETS:

Enjoying a Summer paddle at Dromineer Harbour. GRAVEYARD MASSES: Ballingarry Mass will be held this Wednesday 9th at 7.30pm. Granagh Mass will be held Friday 11th Aug at 7.30pm. GRISTON BOG: ​Outdoor activities this Wednesday 9th Aug. 10.30 - 12pm. Suitable for all ages, €4 per adult, €3 child/senior citizen. Book before you go - 063-91300 or email - reception@ballyhoura.org. ​ GIVE BLOOD: The next opportunity to give blood will be on Wednesday 9th Aug, in ​Kilmallock Pastoral Centre​, 5pm - 8pm. ​One in four of us will need a blood transfusion.! Because of new​ EU rules introduced last year​, it meant that ten per cent of all current donors were ineligible, for various reasons, so

U12s in SEMPLE STADIUM.

Granagh / Ballingarry pictured at the U12 Blitz in Semple Stadium with coaches Shane Toomey and Pat Horgan and the McCarthy Cup.! GIVE BLOOD: The next opportunity to give blood will be on Wednesday 2nd Aug, in Rathkeale House Hotel, 5pm - 8pm. Three thousand units of Blood are needed every week.! PARISH CLERKs' COLLECTION: This coming weekend, we have the chance to show our appreciation for our wonderful parish clerks. They are available 365 days of the year. It has become very difficult for many parishes to find Clerks, because of the time demands required. People have very busy lives and find it difficult to give a few hours of their time for anything. !! Imagine the commitment

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