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Rest in Peace John.

We offer our sympathies to the family of the late John O'Brien, Woodcock, who passed away peacefully on 30th April, in the care of Beech Lodge nursing Home, Bruree.
Predeceased by his brothers Michael, Charlie, Thomas, Gerry and sister Joan. Sadly missed by his sisters Ita and Elsie (USA), brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Funeral cortège travelling via Coolruss and Woodcock, passing his former residence at 1.30pm on Monday to St Joseph's Church, Granagh, for Requiem Mass at 2pm. Mass can be viewed online using the following link: . Burial afterwards in Granagh New Cemetery. Solas na bhFlaitheas ar a anam dilís.
Wed, 11th May at 8pm: Granagh Community Centre. You are invited to a Summer Aloe Vera event. Come along to hear some free tips on achieving a healthy glow for the Summer. Sheila will have a range of products - skincare and Aloe Vera drinking gels, for improved immune and gut health.
All are welcome. Any enquiries, please contact Sheila Duggan on (087) 7830390.
Granagh Development are delighted to welcome Louise Casey and her assistant Clara from “Na Seasur” Play Workshops. It couldn't be a more ideal situation for Mums and their toddlers - No set-up and no clean-up !!
Boys and girls from 5 months to 5 years will enjoy these fun interactive workshops. They use rice, pasta, sand, spaghetti & natural materials and have different themes like animals, space, dinosaurs. Messy play is beneficial for any sensory issues and helps with speech, language, role playing, social development, making new friends and relationship building.
It also a great chance for parents of this age group to meet up and enjoy a chat.
As the first taster session is full, there is a second on Wednesday 25th May, 10am - 11am, in the Hall, €7 per session. If your child likes this kind of play, you can book them in for the upcoming session of four weeks in June, on Wednesdays. Times at the moment are for 10 -11am but you can go on the waiting list, if 1-2pm suits better.
Bookings can be made on this link - - or contact Louise for further info on 087-4382453 or e-mail -
Wed 18th May, 7.30pm: Friars Gate, Kilmallock - ' Military To coincide with the Bealtaine Festival and because of the support of The Arts Council of Ireland, the May Film Tour is back. Singing and the feeling of community through the formation of a choir are at the core of the film Military Wives and as public singing was not allowed for so long during the pandemic, it is a celebration of the collective joy of being able to come together to sing again.
For the month of May, we remember our family, friends and neighbours, whose mortuary cards are displayed on the Church noticeboard:- Paddy Noonan, Dan Hynes, Jim Lynch & Fr. Martin Bennett, Granagh. May Houlihan, Stylepark. Maurice J. Sheehy, Coolruss. Michael O'Regan & John Costello (Bansha), Graigacurra. Christina Chawke, Ballyvologue. Teresa Twomey, Kilatal. Peg O'Riordan, Lisduane. Bridie Broderick, Kilmacanearla. Peg Treacy, Sheila Conway & Thomas O'Donovan, Killoughty. Mick O'Carroll, Liskennett. Michael & Mary Sheehy, Castletown. Timmy Con Brosnan, Broadford. Fr. Edward Kinnane, Pallasgrean. Edmond Duggan, Mallow. Sr. Rosa Power. Michael J. Purtill, Graiguebeg.
8th May,1847:- Scot Robert Thompson patents the rubber tyre.
9th May,1926:- 1st flight over the North Pole claimed by Richard E. Byrd.
10th May,1998:- Sinn Fein vote to accept the Good Friday peace agreement.
11th May,1893:- Henri Desgrange establishes 1st bicycle world record, travelling 21.95 miles an hour. Later he was a founder of the Tour-de-France.
12th May,1979:- Chris Evert's 125-match winning streak comes to an end.
13th May,1981:- Pope John Paul II is shot and critically wounded in Rome.


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