Weekly News Roundup - Thursday 28 Sep 2006
MRS. MARGARET DEANE:
The death occurred at her residence in Kyleballyhue after a long illness on Wednesday, September 20 of Mrs. Maggie Deane (nee Pender).
She was aged 82 years and was cared for with great affection over the course of her illness by her 12 children.
In his homily at her Requiem Mass, Fr. John McEvoy PP used the gospel reference of a heavenly banquet to the many banquets Maggie had prepared for her family and almost 50 grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her bread making was a special treat for extended family.
A woman of great strength and kindness, she will be sadly missed.
There was a very large attendance at the removal of her remains to St. Joseph’s Church on Friday evening and again at her funeral mass on Saturday. Fr. McEvoy was assisted by Rev. Brendan Byrne PP Tullow, Fr. Ger Cushen CC Carlow and Rev. Ned Whelan PP Ballon/Rathoe.
Burial took place after 11 o’clock Requiem Mass on Saturday in the adjoining cemetery.
She is survived by her husband Paddy, sons John, Ned, George, Mike, Pat, Martin and Joe, daughters Ethna, Mary, Ann, Theresa and Geraldine, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons in law, daughters in law, sisters Annie (Kilbride) and Mary (Dublin), brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
She was pre-deceased by her brother Tim Pender and grandson Robert.
CUMANN NA MBUNSCOL: Tinryland NS scored a double win over Ballon NS in the Cumann na mBunscol competition on Friday in Rathcrogue. The boys had a good close game with the visitors and only upped their game in the 2nd half and won out by 4-10 to 2-5 to qualify for the semi-final.
Scorers for Tinryland were Shane Kavanagh (2-1), Diarmuid Walshe (1-4), Eoin Fenlon (1-1) and Colin Townsend and Adam Murphy (0-2) each.
In the girls match, Tinryland with 3 goals from Roisin Byrne were worthy winners. Others who played well were Clodagh McGrath, Collette Murphy, Denise Ryan and Shauna Curran.
AUTUMN LEAGUE: The final stage of Tinryland AC Autumn League over 2 miles will be held in Tinryland on Friday next, at 7 pm. Prizegiving will take place after the race in the Rathcrogue Centre.
In the overall standings, Dwayne Farrell and Marie O’Meara Keane of Naas are set to win their respective titles.
CHURCHGATE COLLECTION: There will be a Churchgate collection in St. Joseph’s Church, Tinryland for the Irish Wheelchair Association on the weekend of September 30th and October 1st. All support would be appreciated.