John McCullagh December 17, 2007
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Recently deceased of our parish include:

Michael Torley Yew Tree Park

Peggy Hollywood Mercy Home

Nora McMahon Chapel Street

Nuala Bailey Kiln Street

Patsy Keenan  Mountpleasant and

Michael Kavanagh Killeavy Road

 

Your editor especially regrets the loss of Michael – not just a Meadow man but an old friend from the St Catherine’s Club Saturday night brigade.

Recent baptisms in our parish include …..

Joseph Patrick McCourt Ashgrove Road

Grace Kathleen Mallie Hawthorn Hill

Orlagh Joanna Magee Turnavall Road

Eabha Marie O’Hare Forest Hills

Sionainn Mary McArdle Annesville

Ethan Luke Murphy Rockfield Heights

Charles Patrick Campbell Castleowen

Tiernan Dermot Fegan Elmwood Park

Ciaran Alexander Fegan Elmwood Park

Ellie Martine Entwistle Ashton Heights

Sally Mary Convery     Knockdarragh

Caolhan Patrick McDevitt-Sarsfield Parkhead Crescent

Leah Rose McParland Darragh Park

Joseph Tiernan Quinn             Blackthorn Grange

Last evening my wife and I enjoyed a beautiful carol service in the Cathedral.  Unfortunately the Church was only half-full.  Normally it’s hard to find a seat.

I know the Dominican also had theirs yesterday and I believe some other church(es) too. 

Still, it’s sad that so many of our townspeople prefer to pay homage at The Quays or Buttercrane. 

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