This Sunday Mitchelstown Junior A footballers open their championship campaign against Ballyclough, Kildorrery 3pm.


AGM in Town Hall Tuesday, April 30, 8pm. Table quiz May 3, 8pm in the Hunters Rest.


Kilbehenny ICA AGM last Tuesday. President Nellie Bailey and Josie Fox, Treasurer, who have served with distinction for a number of years did not seek re-election. Officers elected – President Nan Downey, Hon Secretary Margaret O’Doherty, Treasurer Hannah Luddy, PRO Mary O’Brien.


The death occurred on April 19 of one of the oldest citizens in the area. Nellie Hayes, Clonmel Road, Mitchelstown, had just recently celebrated her 98th birthday. She died peacefully in the care of the staff at Corpus Christi Nursing Home. The late Nellie (nee O’Brien) was a member of one of the oldest farming families in the Mitchelstown area. She was predeceased by her husband William D Hayes. There was a very large attendance at the family home over the weekend. Removal took place to the local Parish Church for Requiem Mass on Tuesday and interment to the adjoining cemetery. To her children John (Dominic), Conor, Bernadette, and Ros Ann, sons in law, grandchildren Gareth, Fionnuala, Daire, Rowan, Grainne, Alicia, Conor, Ailin and Ronan, great grandchild Shay, sister Kathleen, sister in law Margaret, relatives and friends our sympathy.