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Peggy O’Rourke


Peggy O’Rourke

The late Paddy Holohan RIP

The late Paddy Holohan RIP

People in Johnstown and surrounds were saddened last week at the death of Paddy Holohan, Ballycuddihy, Johnstown. Paddy died unexpectedly at the Sacred Heart Nursing Home, Crosspatrick last Wednesday. His death followed 7 weeks after the death of his beloved wife of 52 years Kitty. He will be sadly missed by his sister Mary Maher, his sisters in law Mary Lennon, Margaret Lanigan and Mary Holohan, brother in law Jimmy Maher, nephews, nieces cousins and many friends. The funeral took place in Johnstown on Friday after Requiem Mass in St. Kierans Church. Burial was in the Church graveyard. May he rest in peace.Coffee Morning..

Johnstown Community Childcare Centre will hold a coffee morning at the centre on Sat Oct 5th from 10am. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Whist Drive

The whist drive arranged for next Friday night Oct 4th is postponed due to the referendum pole taking place in St. Mary’s Hall so it will now be held on Sat Oct 5th at 8.30pm.

Parish Mission.

A parish mission given by St Patrick’s Community, Carrick on Shannon will be held in St. Kieran’s Church from November 9th to 15th. More details later.Bereavement ...Kilkenny Bereavement Support are now holding their monthly meetings for people berieved by suicide at Villa Maria, Talbots Inch, Kilkenny on Thursday Oct 3rd at 8pm. Open to all Tel 0567765684 for information.Auction.

The Fenian GAA Club will hold its annual Fuel Auction on Sunday Nov 27th. Anybody wishing to donate trees or timber to this auction please contact Willie Costigan 0872807599 or John Maher 0862943684 as soon as possible. Your support will be greatly appreciated.Crosspatrick National School.

The official opening of the new extension to Crosspatrick NS took place at the school yesterday , the guest speaker was John Lonergan former governor of Mountjoy Prison.Spa Development/Fenians Lotto 23rd Sept

the winning numbers were 3,4,20,27. There was no jackpot winner and one match three Bernie Fitzpatrick c/o Barrys Bar and the promoter prize Barrys. Next weeks jackpot €5,400 and the draw is in Paschals Bar.The last meeting for 2013 of Spa Development will be held in St Kierans Hall on Thursday Oct 3rd at 8pm