Notes 29/12/2014 - Newtowncashel - Co. Longford

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Notes 29/12/2014

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In this year's 'Fireside Tales',there is avery intresting article on the Connell family, who lived on Inchbofin Island.
For a living,they farmed the 60 acres with their own horse and mowing machine.Eel fishing was another source of Income.John Connell still lives there.
Another intresting piece,is the Donlon family of Aughaloughan.Generation after generation,they have produced talented musicians,.A lovely photograph in the book,is dancing on the road beside Donlon's house in 1910.Fireside Tales is available in Local Shops.

Newtowncashel I.C.A. hold an open evening,on January the 7th,2015,at 8.00 p.m. in The Hill.The I.C.A. is the largest women's association in Ireland,with more than 10,000 members and over 500 Guilds accross the country. Newtowncashel I.C.A. are now looking for new blood.Their monthly meetings,blend both business and fun,with numerous events organised and trips undertaken.Please do come along.

We extend a warm welcome home to all who have come back to Cashel for Christmas and the New Year, and we think of those who have been unable to make the trip.We wish all the people of Cashel, a Peaceful Prosperous,Happy and Healthy New Year.

Congratulations to John Flanagan and Patrick Clarke on their recent engagements.

Sincere sympathy to the Finnegan Family, Estate Rd and the Cox family Darogue on the recent death of Bridget Cox.

We extend sincere sympathy also, to Jimmy Leavy Foigha, and the Leavy Family Ardagh on their recent bereavement.  

The Parish was deeply shocked on Saturday morning when we heard of the sad and untimely death of Michael Whitton, Forthill.
We offer our deepest sympathy to Betty and family on their terrible loss.  Rest in peace.

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