Lattin Cullen

RECENT DEATHS

RECENT DEATHS

The death has occurred, after a short illness, of Maureen Martin (née Fitzgerald), Bruis Walk, Lattin.

A large attendance of mourners were present on both days to pay their final respects, at her residence and at Requiem Mass in the Church of the Assumption, Lattin. Burial took place in the adjoining cemetery.

Maureen is survived by her husband Mike, sons Stephen and Cathal, sister Geraldine, niece and godchild Marie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and her large circle of friends.

Fr. Walter Doherty, a native of Toor, Lattin, died on May 22 in Canada. He was aged 80 years.

One of a family of eight, Fr Doherty had three brothers and four sisters, of which Billie, Angela and Josephine are still living.

He was educated in Mount Bruis national school, Tipperary CBS and later Limerick. He joined the Oblate Fathers in 1953 and studied theology in the order’s Piltown seminary and was conferred with a BA from Dublin University.

He was ordained a priest in 1959 and spent all his religious life in Canada, serving in various parishes in British Columbia.

Fr Doherty’s final ministry, until his retirement in 1997, was as parish priest of Osoyoos. He continued to live in the town up to the time of his death.

The death has also occurred of Eileen Gayson, Racecourse House, Cashel and formerly of Cullen.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the families and friends of all those who have passed away.

CULLEN-LATTIN FC RACE NIGHT

Cullen Lattin FC wishes to thank everyone who supported the club’s recent race night in Limerick Greyhound Stadium.

A special word of thanks to race sponsors, Denis Quinlan and Declan Beary, clubs and businesses who advertised in the race programme and to everyone who purchased Buster tickets.

The winner of the €1,000 first prize was Frank Ryan (Minor), Cullen Road, Oola. Congratulations!

The club extends its sincere sympathy to Mike Martin on the death of his wife Maureen and to John Kennedy on the death of his mother Breda.

HORSE TRAINING SUCCESS

Congratulations to local horse trainer Eamonn O’Connell, whose horse ‘Sassaway’ made the long trip to Down Royal a winning one, with victory in the Nokia Lumia Handicap last week.

It was the horse’s second win in recent weeks.