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News from Mitchelstown

The Late Michael O’Brien
The death occurred on February 1 of Michael O’Brien (Mickey) Gortroe, Mitchelstown. The late Mickey was a native of Glenacurrane, Anglesboro. He was very well known in greyhound circles and was the owner of top greyhound Boro Parachute during the 70s. There was a large attendance at the removal on Wednesday night from O’Brien’s Funeral Home Mitchelstown to Anglesboro Church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Thursday. Interment took place to the adjoining cemetery. To his wife Helen (nee Casey), sons Mike and Johnny, daughters Catherine (Barry), Esther (Fitzgerald) and Mag. Brothers, sisters, extended family relatives neighbours and friends we tender our sincere sympathy.


The Late Marcus Aherne
The death occurred unexpectedly at his residence, Upper Skeheen Mitchelstown, on February 11 of Marcus Aherne. Marcus in his late 50s was a very popular member of the local community. He was a deeply religious and charitable man. His popularity was borne out in the very large and represented attendance present at the removal on Friday night from O’Brien’s Funeral Home to the Parish Church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Saturday. Interment took place to Brigown New Cemetery. To his brothers Tom, John, Jimmy, Michael sister Margaret (English) long term friend Catherine, aunts Nancy, Mary, brother in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives neighbours and friends we tender our sincere sympathy.


The Late Mary Pike
The death occurred on February 12, peacefully in London, of Mary Pike (Nee Hyland), after an illness bravely borne. The late Mary was formerly of 27 Lower Cork St, Mitchelstown. There was a good sized attendance at the funeral from the family home on Monday night and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Tuesday. Interment took place to Brigown New Cemetery. To her husband David, mother Birdie, sister Siobhan, brothers Denis, Sean and Tom, and extended family we tender our sincere sympathy.

The Late Maudie Neville
The death occurred at Cork University Hospital on February 14 of Maudie Neville (nee Cleary), 1 Railway Road, Mitchelstown. The late Maudie was formerly of Cork Road, Waterford. She was a popular member of the local community. There was a large attendance at the removal on Monday night from O’Brien’s Funeral Home Mitchelstown to the Parish Church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Tuesday. Interment took place to Brigown New Cemetery. To her husband Brian, daughter Edel, son Peter, grandchild Sean, son in law Paul, daughter in law Rita, brother Ollie, sisters Teresa (Kelly), Bernie (O’Connor), Gabrielle (Bayle), brothers and sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives neighbours and friends we tender our sincere sympathy.

The Late Jack Murphy
The death occurred on February 13, at Mallow General Hospital, of John (Jack) Murphy, Currghoo, Ballindangan. The late Jack was predeceased by his wife Peg (nee Browne). He was a very popular member of the local community. His popularity was borne out in the very large and represented attendance at the removal on Saturday night from O’Brien’s Funeral Home to Holy Cross Church Glanworth and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Sunday. Interment took place to St Dominic’s Cemetery Glanworth. To his daughters Aileen (Hanrahan), Siobhan (Leahy) and Mairead, sons in law Donal, Kevin and Brian, brother Tommy, brothers and sisters in law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives Christina and Bridie, neighbours and friends we tender our sincere sympathy.

Glenahulla NS
Enrolment for Glenahulla National School will take place from Monday, February 24, to Friday, February 28. For details contact 02225476.

Church Ceremony
Fr (Piotr) Peter Prusakiewicz of the Congregation of St. Michael the Archangel, Warsaw, Poland, is regarded as a world renowned expert on Divine Mercy and the Holy Angels. From 1993 to 1996 he served as Chaplin to the congregation of the Sisters of Our Lady of Mercy in Warsaw, where St. Faustina began her religious life. He learned much about her character, trails, spiritual battles and revelations given to St. Faustina. This Thursday he will visit Parish Church and will lead in reflection and prayer at Mass at 7.30pm. He will give a talk on Divine Mercy after the Mass. The second talk will be on St Michael the Archangel followed by the individual blessing of the first class relic of St Faustina.

 
 
 

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