Mitchelstown

ST FANAHAN’S STUDENTS AWARDS

ST FANAHAN’S STUDENTS AWARDS

Well known Waterford hurler Stephen Molumphy was the special guest at St. Fanahan’s College Mitchelstown Awards presentation on Friday night last. Principal Colman Murphy welcomed the large attendance especially the award recipients many of whom had gone on to Third Level. He spoke of the great ambassadors of the school those students are and how their talents, achievements and interests are reflections of the many fine young people in St. Fanahan’s College at the moment. Stephen Molumphy urged the winners to acknowledge their award and to be proud of it. He encouraged the students to set goals for themselves in relation to their time in school and then to push on from there.

BALLYGIBLIN HURLERS WIN

Ballygiblin Junior hurlers had two points to spare over Castletownroche in the Naughton Cup JH semi final in Fermoy on Friday night. Ballygiblin dominated the first half and led 1-7 to 0-3 at half time. Castletownroche were reduced to 14 players early in the second half. This inspired them and they cut into the lead, being just two points adrift 2-9 to 2-7 after 50 minutes. Ballygiblin had some good points by Shane Beston and eventually won by 2-12 to 2-10. They now face Newtownshandrum in the final this week end.

Team: Joe Caplice, Michael J Hayes, Brian O’Gorman, Tom Molan, Declan Power, Fionn Herlihy, Eoin Coughlan, Barry Coffey 0-6 (0-4f, 0-1 65) Kieran Duggan, Greg Carroll, Shane Beston 0-4, Diarmuid Lynch, Dave Moher 1-2 Keith McGrath 1-0, Cain O’Mahony. Sub: Ken Carroll for Greg Carroll.

SPECIAL MASS

This Thursday night there will be a special Mass in Mitchelstown Parish Church, at 8pm, to renew the consecration of the Parish to the Immaculate Heart of Mary.

Fr. Thady Doyle will be the celebrant. All are invited to renew personal and family consecration to Our Blessed Mother during this Mass.

THE LATE BERNADETTE BAILEY - LINEHAN

The death occurred after a short illness, at Marymount Hospice, Cork, of Bernadette Linehan (Nee Bailey), Berry Hill, Castlelyons, and formerly of Ballygiblin, Mitchelstown. The late Bernadette, in her mid 30s, had been ill for a short while. There was a very large and represented attendance at the family home in Castlelyons on Wednesday evening and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Thursday. Interment took place to Castlelyons Cemetery. To her husband Jim, mother Mary, brother Mark, mother in law Dora, aunts, uncles, relatives, work colleagues and friends we tender our sympathy.

THE LATE ANN HICKEY

The death occurred after a long illness bravely borne, at Bon Secours Hospital, Cork, on September 29, of Ann Hickey (nee Moloney), Bog Road, Ballylanders. The late Ann, in her mid 50s, was very well known in GAA circles. She was a staff member of Mitchelstown Credit Union. Her popularity was borne out in the very large and represented attendance at the removal on Monday night from Ryan’s Funeral Home Ballylanders to the nearby Church of the Assumption. There was a guard of honour of work colleagues and members of the local GAA Club and South Board where her husband Jimmy had been Divisional secretary for many years up to a couple of years ago. There was also a huge attendance at the Requiem Mass and burial on Tuesday. Interment took place to the local cemetery. To her husband Jimmy, sons Kevin, James, daughter Fiona, Sean and Sharon, brothers Sean, Donie, Patrick, sisters Eileen (Martin), Mary (Kelleher), aunts Kitty (O’Connor), Jenny (Franklin), uncle Billy Dwane, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, work colleagues neighbours and many friends we tender our sympathy

THE LATE SEAN DENNEHY

The death occurred on September 30, at the Mercy Hospital, Cork, of Sean Dennehy, Kilglass, Mitchelstown. The late Sean was very well known over a wide area. He won many championships in ballroom dancing. He was a director of Dennehy Bros. Engineering, Mitchelstown, a business that brought him in contact with many people over many years. There was a large and represented attendance at the removal on Monday evening from O’Sullivan’s Funeral Home,

Kilbehenny, to Anglesboro Church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Tuesday. Interment took place to the local cemetery. To his wife Kathleen (nee Cooke), sons Aaron and Colin, daughter Katrina, brother Pat, sisters Mary, Rita, grandchildren, Steven, Padraigh, Adam, Conor and Sean, uncle Paddy, daughters in law Marie and Cora, sisters in law, brothers in law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends we tender our sympathy.

THE LATE DECLAN CORBETT

The unexpected death occurred, on October 3, of Declan Corbett, Passage West, Cork. The late Declan was a native of Toorelegan, Knockanevin, Mitchelstown, and was well known locally. There was a very large and represented attendance at the removal on Sunday night from O’Brien’s Funeral Home, Mitchelstown, to Shraherla Church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Monday. Interment took place to Mologga Cemetery. To his brothers Laurance, John, Patrick, Thomas, Gerard, Michael, Joseph, sisters Mary, Helen and Lily, uncle John, aunts in law Kitty and Peggy Pyne, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, work colleagues, neighbours and friends we tender our sympathy.