Ballygiblin’s Junior A Hurlers remain in with a chance of making the knockout stages of the Avondhu-Imokilly Div 1HL when a good second half showing saw them emerge victors by the narrowest of margins over Clyda Rovers 2-7 to 0-12 at Mourneabbey on Wednesday last. Trailing by 0-11 to 0-3 in the opening minutes of the second half the local side faced a daunting task but nevertheless two second half goals by Kevin Duggan helped in no small part as they managed to turn the tie in their favour.
The Junior A hurlers are now likely to meet Castletownroche in the Premier JHC the week end June 24. They next game in the league is away to Sarsfields.
Mitchelstown Div 2 footballers had a very easy win over Grange 0-16 to 0-1 in the Cavanagh’s Fermoy Ford League on Tuesday evening in Grange. The home side fielded a very much under strength side. ‘Town dominated all through scoring 8 points in each half.
THE LATE JAMES FITZGERALD
The death occurred unexpectedly on May 19 of James Fitzgerald, Coolattin Kilbehenny and formerly Coolboy, Kilbehenny. The late Jimmy was a quiet man being a member of a very popular family in the farming community. There was a large and represented attendance at the removal on Tuesday evening from O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home Kilbehenny to the local church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Wednesday. Interment took place in the Church Grounds. To his brother Denis, sister in law Kathleen (Nee Hourigan) nephews Maurice and William, aunts, relatives, neighbours and friends we tender our sincere sympathy.
THE LATE FREDA McCARTHY
The death occurred on May 26 of Freda McCarthy Baldwin St Mitchelstown at Cork University Hospital. The late Freda was in her 91st year. She was very popular being involved with her husband in the retail business up to the time of their retirement. There was a large and represented attendance present at O’Brien’s Funeral Home on Monday evening for removal to the parish church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Tuesday. Interment took place to the adjoining cemetery. To her husband Jerry, sons John, Charley Gerry, Brendan, daughters Mary, Freda, daughters in law, grandchildren, great grandchild, nephews, nieces relatives and many friends we tender our sincere sympathy.
THE LATE MARY McGRATH
The death occurred on May 18 of Mary McGrath (Nee O’Donnell) at Mallow General Hospital. The late Mary a member of the farming community was of Cooleregan, Mitchelstown, and formerly Knockagarry. She was predeceased by her husband Michael. There was a large and represented attendance at the removal on Monday evening from O’Brien’s Funeral Home to the Parish Church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Tuesday. Interment took place to Kilbehenny Church Cemetery. To her sons Peter, Tom, daughters in law, Margaret, Kitty and Margaret, grand children, nephews, nieces relatives neighbours and many friends we tender our sincere sympathy.
THE LATE TERESA BURKE
The death occurred on May 26 at her daughters residence Barack Road, Mitchelstown, of Teresa Burke, 16 Liam Lynch Park, Mitchelstown.
There was a large attendance at the removal on Tuesday evening from O’Brien’s Funeral Home to the Parish Church, Mitchelstown and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Wednesday. Interment took place to the adjoining cemetery. To her sons Seamus, Pa, daughter Kathleen (Conway) son in law Pakie, daughter in law Kathleen grandchildren, Caroline, Marion and Cathy, great granddaughter Michaela, brother Christy sisters in law Peggy, Bridie, Breda, and Lynn, nephews, nieces, relatives neighbours and many friends we tender our sincere sympathy.
Ballygiblin National School Parent’s Council will hold a Social Night at the Ramble In on Saturday June 9. There will be music refreshments and a raffle on the night. Everyone is welcome. No cover charge.
There is a bus to Knock this Saturday, June 2. Leaving New Square at 7.30am. Names to Pat McEvoy Church.