Crossmolina's First World War fallen remembered
The following names are of soldiers from the Crossmolina area, who perished in the First World War and who shall be remembered in our prayers for the dead during the month of November: Lieut. Colonel Audley Pratt; Second Lieut. Alexander Pratt, Enniscoe; Cpt. Pat Clarke, Castlehill; Gunner Patrick Kenny, Crossmolina; Pte. John Dyra, Crossmolina; Pte Thomas Holmes, Crossmolina; Pte John Gaughan, Crossmolina; Pte. Michael Clarke, Ballymachola; Pte Michael Doody, Lahardane; Pte Peter Barrett, Crossmolina; Pte John Clarkin, Kilmurry; Pte, James Curran, Ballymachola; Pte Oliver Roe (Rowe), Ratheaken. They are all lovingly and honourably remembered in graves in France, Belgium and Pte Curran in Iringa Cemetery, Tanzania.
If anybody knows anything about these soldiers or who have photograph of them P.J. Clarke, Church Road, Ballina (096-22195) would appreciate a loan of them, for them to be incorporated in Memorial Book, which is hoped to be published in 2003.
Chairman, Dr. Michael Loftus and members of Crossmolina Community Council, congratulate the Crossmolina Senior Football team on their fine winning performance against Allen Gaels in the Connacht Semi Final on November 3rd. They also wish them best of luck and continued success in the forthcoming Connacht Final on December 1st.
Western Health Board is looking for Foster Carers who can help young people make responsible choices about their future. They would like to hear from people, who can understand the difficulties about behaviour of adolescents and yet who can enjoy spending time with them. This would include people married or single from any income group, who has reared their own families or who has experience of working with young people. For further information contact Regional Fostering Service, The Glebe, Tuam. Tel 093-24550.
ALL NIGHT VIGIL
To honour Feast of the Immaculate Conception, vigil 7 December midnight. Spiritual Director; Rev Fr. Tony Little, C.S. Sp., Rev. Fr. Michael Ross, S.B.D., Maynooth, with guest Franciscan Preacher from New York. Programme 10 - 12 Confessions in Chapel of Reconciliation, 12 midnight, vigil - rosary, holy hour, stations of the cross, 4 a.m. concelebrated Mass.
WHIST DRIVE RESULTS
Results of game played on October 31st. Top score, Ita Gallagher, 1st lady, Mary O'Boyle, 2nd lady, Kathleen McNamara, 1st Gent, Newton Fair, 2nd gent, Pat Walshe, longest sitting, Terry McGreevy, lowest score, Edmund Walshe. Raffle winners Pat Walshe, Tess Knight, Mary O'Boyle, Phil Crean. Whist played every Thursday nights at 8.30 p.m. in the Social Services Centre, Chapel Street. Refreshments served. Bring a friend and come on time.
St. Tiernan's Monday and Tuesday from 9.30 a.m. to 7.30 p.m., Eskeragh, every Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m., for the month of November. We pray for the faithful departed.
Fr. Michael Conway, P.P. is now resident again in the Parish House after its recent refurbishment. Tel 096-31677.
There was no winner of the GAA lotto jackpot on Saturday, Oct. 26th. The numbers were 20,22,23,26. Five punters matched three - Pat Clarke, Keenagh; Tony Browne, c/o Precision Engineering, Killala; Dr. Michael Loftus, Main Street; Gerard Boyd, 79 St. Mary's Park; Kevin Corcoran. The draw took place in Hineys.
There was no winner of the jackpot on Saturday, Nov. 2nd. The numbers were 2,9,22,32. Four tickets were drawn and the winners were Brian Murphy, Keenagh, John Naughton, Letterbrick, Dermot O'Malley, Keenagh P.O., Fergal O'Boyle, Cuilagurrain. The draw took place in Moffatts.
DIED IN BALLINA
The death occurred on Friday, October 25th of Hugh Holmes, Colfield, Bonniconlon and formerly of Coolturk, Crossmolina at St. Augustine home, Ballina. His remains were removed to Bonniconlon Church on Sat. evening. Burial took place on Sunday after requiem Mass. Hugh who was a Pioneer all his life, would be ninety nine in December, and was predeceased by his wife Margaret, and daughter Kay and is survived by his sons Sean, Oliver, daughters Brid and Rose, Sr. Anne Joseph, grandchildren, in laws, relations and friends. May he rest in peace.
The death occurred on Wednesday, October 30 of Paul Rowland, Rathmore. His remains were removed from Hineys Funeral Home to St. Tiernan's Church. Burial took place in Crossmolina Cemetery on Saturday after requiem Mass. Paul is survived by his wife Mary, sons Brendan and John, daughters Mary, Eil, Philomena, Doris, Alice, Marion, and Patricia, daughters in law, sons in law, sister in law, brother in law, grandchildren, relations and friends. May he rest in peace.
The death occurred on Thursday, October 31 of Charlie Wills, Tubbermore, Crossmolina. His remains were removed from Hineys Funeral Home to St. Mary's Church. Burial took place in the adjoining cemetery on Saturday after service. Charlie is survived by his sisters Mai (Knappagh, Westport), Lucy (California), Ethel (Ballyholan, Ballina) and brother Arthur (Ballyholan), sister in law, brother in law, nieces, nephews, relations and many friends.
St. Mary's Church fundraising committee thank everybody who supported their annual dance in Hineys Upper Deck recently, all who bought tickets and everybody who gave spot prizes. Thank you.
The winners in the Crossmolina weekly Bridge Game were 1st (tie) John and Breda Mulkearns, Mairead Maughan and Mary Daly, 2nd Mary Garrett and Teresa McNulty. The game takes place every Thursday night in Hineys at 8 p.m. New members always welcome.
There was no winner of the Crossmolina GAA local lotto jackpot on Saturday night, November 9th. No one matched three numbers either. Four tickets were drawn from the drum. Caroline Jordan, Enniscoe, Shelly Murphy, Erris Street, Dara, Keith and Stephen Jordan, Enniscoe, Liam Moffatt, Kilmurry House. The draw took place in Sticks Bar. Next week's jackpot is £5500 and the draw will take place in the Dolphin Hotel.
DIED IN MILFORD
The death occurred in Milford, Co. Donegal on Thursday, November 7th of Elizabeth (Lizzie) Dolan, nee O'Boyle, formerly of Doonaroya. Her remains were removed from Hiney's Funeral Home to St. Patrick's Church, Lahardane. Burial took place in Kilmurry Cemetery on Saturday after Requeim Mass. Elizabeth was predeceased by her husband Willie, sons Gerry and Martin and is survived by her sons Liam, Sheamus, Anthony, daughters Mary, Marian and Rita, daughters in law, sons in law, sisters, nieces, nephews, relations, and friends. May she rest in peace.
A 25 Card game is held every Thursday night at 8.30 p.m. Results of last Thursday nights games is 1st, Hugh Mullaney and Tony O'Malley; 2nd and 3rd, Bridie Cawley and Mary Walsh, David Kelly and Tom O'Boyle. Free games was won by Fr. Sheamus Heverin and Willie Davis, Evelyn Crowley and Michael Heffernan. Raffle winners, Aiden Loftus, Theresa Trayner and Josie Leonard. Hamper winners Willie Davis and Kevin Murphy, Aiden Loftus and Harry Barr.