We extend our sympathies to Paddy and Bridie Mackin and family on the death of Paddy’s sister in law Mary [Babs] Mackin who passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 24.

Mary was the loving wife of the late Jimmy Mackin, and mother of the late Michael. We also sympathise with her sons Frank and Jim, daughters Mary, Bridie, Catherine, Eileen. Mary’s removal from Hannon’s funeral home to St. Bartholomews church Killdorrery took place on Thursday last and after requiem mass on Friday. Mary was laid to rest in the local cemetery. May she rest in peace.

We also extend our sympathies to the family of the late Mary Barrett nee Lyons. Mary passed away on January 25 at her home in Corrogurm, Mitchelstown. Mary was laid to rest in Killdorrery on Friday last. May she rest in peace.

We offer our sympathy to Liam and Kathleen Molan, Mary and Pat O’Brien and Margaret Hickey and their families on the sad loss of their sister Maria MaGuire who died on January 21. Also to her son Brian and daughters Alicia and Sinead. Maria will be dearly missed by all who knew her. She was laid to rest in Kilbehenny church grounds. May she rest in peace.


Congratulations and well done to Tiernan O’Brien on his county final win in the u15s handball on Saturday last the venue was in Silvermines and Tiernan was up against a very strong L,Bradshaw from Newport. A great game by all accounts with some very fine skill by both lads. Tiernan won the first game 15/2. Liam won the second 15/13 and so it all depended on the third game it was all to play for however Tiernan came out on top winning on a score of 15/7. Well done to these two great lads on their achievement, and to wish Tiernan the best of luck in the future.


The Parents’ Council are holding a cake sale this Friday, February 3, in The Regan Centre from 9.30am to 2pm. This fundraiser is in aid of the upgrade of the school library.The Parents’ Council would ask each family to bake or donate to this worthy cause, there will also be a raffle held on the morning. We would all like to see a good library in the school for our children they deserve it and with the help of everybody we can make this happen. The Parents’ Council would like to take this opportunity to extend our deepest sympathies to school sccretary Mrs.Meaney on the sad loss of her mother Joan Conway who passed away before Christmas. May she rest in peace.


The victory social incorporating Ballyporeen Ladies and Mens Football and Skeeheenarinky Hurling club will take place on Febuary 11 in Kilcoran Hotel. The teams will be presented with their medals for their victorious wins of last year. This should be a very enjoyable night so in order not to be disappointed get your tickets on time. Tickets E25 can be purchased from any of the aforementioned committees. Please support.