June 6th 2020
Our deepest sympathy to Tommy & Dympna Rochford and all the family, The Leap, on the death of Tommy's mother, Mrs Johanna Rochford, Ballyleigh, New Ross. A private family funeral took place on Saturday 6th June.
May she rest in peace.
Our sympathy also to Ciara Lyng (Adamstown N.S) and all the family on the death of her grandmother, Mrs Peg O'Connor, in her 100th year, Grange Lower, Rathnure.
A private family funeral took place on Thursday 4th June.
May she rest in peace.
REMINDER - UNSUNG HEREO'S
Following the programme on RTE 1 on Wednesday night last at 9.35pm, it was really an inspirational message from all those wonderful people caring for loved ones and others in difficult circumstances. Listening to the stories of those
exceptional people, we should be so grateful for our health and well being. Don’t forget Part 2 is on this Wednesday night 10th June on RT1 1 at 9.35pm.
LOOKING BACK TRAINED AS FISHERMEN -
The Free Press 15th Nov 1963
In an area where agriculture is so prominent it seems strange that pupils from the Vocational School should develop an interest in deep-sea fishing. But this is just what happened in Adamstown and last year four pupils from the Vocational School were successful in the Board Iascaigh Mhara scheme, under which Vocational school pupils are trained as fishermen in Killybegs, Howth and Galway. The four successful pupils were: Frank Doyle, Breezemount, Jim Murphy, Kellystown; Mike Swan, Galbally & Tom Roche, Shanoule.
WITNESSES TO THE RESURRECTION"
If you go through ancient Rome, you will come upon two distinctive sets of tombstones. Some have inscriptions, such as 'Farewell' or 'Nevermore' while others, namely those of the Christian dead in the catacombs, have inscriptions such as 'Until me meet again' or 'Alive in the Lord'. As death had no power over their Lord, so Christians believed that they too who had faith in the Lord, would overcome death and rise to a new life with Christ. In the early Church they were known as 'Witnesses to the Resurrection'.
WORDS WORTH ….. Fr. Martin Delaney, Irish Catholic
A lexophile describes those that have a love of words. An annual competition is held in the New York Times to see who can create the best original lexophile. Some of this year's submissions include: