Lattin Cullen



The death occurred on July 10, in St Joseph’s Hospital, Mount Desert, Cork, of John Ryan, Kilcornan, Cullen. Deceased, who was in his 93rd year and had been in declining health for some years, was pre-deceased by his wife, Kitty, nee Leahy. He is survived by his sons Sean and Noel, daughter Christine, sister Josephine O’Meara, grandchildren, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. A well respected member of the local farming community until his retirement some years ago, he took a keen interest in local history and was a member of the Tipperary Town Historical Society and was also long associated with the Templebredan branch of the Legion of Mary. In his youth he was a member of the Knockane team which won the 1935 County Limerick junior football title (final played 1936) and remained an avid follower of Gaelic games throughout his lifetime. Following Requiem Mass in St Patrick’s Church, Cullen, burial took place in the local cemetery.


Recent winners of Lattin Tennis Club’s Tuesday night tournament were as follows: U.11 Aoife O’Halloran and Mark O’Brien, Jack O’Halloran and Hannah Kate Heffernan, Ciara Moloney and Brendan O’Donoghue, runners-up Padraig Power and Meabh Hourigan, Brid Nash and Ciara Nash, Niamh Howe and Sam Quinn, U.15 winners Angela Heffernan and Melissa Hayes, Luke Ashmore and Aisling Ryan, Luke Ashmore and Aoife Ryan, runners-up Matthew O’Brien and Jenny Quirke, Mikey O’Halloran and Angela Heffernan, Niall Carew and Louise Howe, U.18 winners Stephen Cotter and Amy Long, Liam Cunningham and Brid O’Dwyer, Mairead O’Connor and John Cotter, runners-up Patrick Corcoran and Shane McGrath, Mary Ryan and Shane McGrath, Brid O’Dwyer and Michael Hayes.


The death occurred last weekend, after a long illness, of Eddie Kelly, St Mel’s Court, Longford and formerly of Cullen. Deceased had a lifelong interest in popular music, being the author of two reference books on the subject, The Complete Guide to Ireland’s Top ten Hits of the 60’s and The Complete Guide to Ireland’s Top Ten Hits 1954 – 1979. He was also secretary of the Buddy Holly Society and had featured on RTE’s Nationwide programme recounting how his love for pop music developed during his boyhood years growing up in Cullen. Sympathy is extended to his wife and family, his sister, Ann Farrell, Ballyrobin, relatives and many friends.


The death has occurred at an advanced age of Joey Morrissey, nee Greene, Ballinglanna, Lattin and formerly of Ballinlough, Kilteely. She is survived by her sons Dinny, Eddie, Jodie and Tommy, daughters Ann, Mary, Winnie, Ally and Joan, sisters, brother, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. She was pre-deceased by her son, Michael and by her husband, Mick, who died in 1983. There was a large attendance at the removal of remains from her residence to St. Patrick’s Church, Cullen and at the following day’s Requiem Mass and burial in Lattin cemetery.



Draw held in Village Tavern on July 18. Jackpot: E1500. Numbers: 4, 9, 12, 29- No winners. Lucky Dips: Anne & JJ Kinnane, Glenbane; Dermot Nash, Cullen; Joe O’Sullivan, Knockane; Joan O’Dwyer, Ardlamon. Next jackpot: E1700.


The County under 16’s have reached a Munster Final V Limerick in Ballyagran Pitch near Charleville at 1pm on Saturday, July 30. Best of luck to Denise O’ Donnell who is on the panel.

There is a Fundemental Course on for Ladies Football on August 10 in Cahir. Anyone interested please contact Siobhan 086 3725700.

We are still collecting black bags of recycled clothes. Thanks to all who have supported us already much appreciated and please continue. It helps cover our new jerseys for our eight and tens and for a levy coming up.

Our U12s and U14s took part in mixed blitzs on Tuesday and Friday last. Arravale Rovers, Aherlow, Cappawhite and ourselves were involved. All the girls were mixed up in different teams and it gave the girls a great opportunity to get to know the girls from the neighbouring clubs. Thanks to Aherlow and Arravale for hosting these games. Thanks to Siobhan O’Donnell who is involved in the organising of the blitzs which will be held weekly in different venues.


The girls travelled to Bansha on Saturday last where they enjoyed a good challenge game which against Galtee Rovers and came out winners with a score of 7-2 to our opponents 6-3. Thanks to John and Susan for looking after the girls. The players were as follows: Aideen Carew, Niamh Howe, Enya O’Dwyer, Brona O’Farrell, Chloe O’Brien, Jane Greene, Sinead Quirke, Emma O’Dwyer, Mary O’Heaney, Hannah Kate Heffernan, Danielle Byrnes, Danielle Byrnes, Meave Hourigan and Moya Carrie.

Best wishes to Thomas O’Donoghue and the County Minor Footballers who take on Meath in Tullamore on August 1.

The Annual Camp is on next week starting on Monday at 10am. Everyone is asked to arrive at 9.45am. Gear can be collected on Sunday at 6.30pm and all outstanding monies are to be paid. Please ensure all children bring a packed lunch and change of clothes to the camp each day.