Mitchelstown

THE LATE RITA BARRETT

THE LATE RITA BARRETT

The death occurred on February 28, in London, of Margaret (Rita) Barrett (Nee Harrington) formerly of Upper Cork St. Mitchelstown. The late Rita had been living in London for many years. She was predeceased by her husband William (Ballyarthur). There was a large and represented attendance at the removal on Saturday evening from O’Brien’s Funeral Home, Mitchelstown, to the Parish Church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Sunday. Interment took place to the adjoining cemetery. To her sons Kevin, David and Gerald, sister Anna (Timmins) daughters in law Irene and Fiona, grandchildren James, Freya, Johnny, relatives and friends sincere sympathy.

COOKERY DEMONSTRATION

Cookery Demonstration at T.O. Park, Knockadea, Wednesday, March 20, 8pm, in aid of the Irish Heart Foundation and other charities. Chef Frank Moynihan.

FUNDRAISING CLOTHING DAY

St Fanahan’s College Parent’s Council are having a Fundraising Clothing Collection. Bags can be dropped to the college up to April 18, during school hours.

EMIGRANTS DISPLAY

Peter Robinson’s emigrant ships display at the Library Mitchelstown until February 23. It depicts 1825 emigration of farmers and workers from the parish of Mitchelstown, Brigown, Templetenny to Ottawa.

BALLYGIBLIN GAA

Ballygiblin Junior A hurlers were in action in the Div 1 HL at Ballygiblin on Saturday when they played Ballyhea. Ballyhea emerged winners 3-9 to 1-11.

MITCHELSTOWN GAA

U21 A footballers received a bye into the Avondhu U21 AFC semi final. They meet Clyda Rovers on Saturday, March 23. Winner will meet Fermoy/Kilshannig/Mallow or Charleville in final.