The Late Mrs. Kathleen Costigan - The death occurred after a brief illness at the Regional Hospital, Portlaois on Monday, June 20th of Kathleen Costigan (nee Thompson) of Coolkerry, Rathdowney. She was predeceased by her husband John. Kathleen is very sadly mourned by her sisters Rita, Doreen and Gemma, brothers Billy and Kevin, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends, neighbours and everyone who knew Kathleen. Reposing was at her cousin Carmel Delaney’s residence at Levalley. Removal took place on Wednesday morning to the Church of the Holy Trinity. Requiem Mass was celebrated and followed by burial in the local cemetery. May she rest in eternal peace.
Fund Raiser - On Friday, July 15th and Saturday, July 16th there will be two days of a fun weekend for all the family. The purpose of the fundraising event is in aid of Temple Street Childrens Hospital. The event will be held in the Ossory Show Grounds at Coolfin Cross. A fun weekend for all the family and we appeal to each and all of you to come along and support this wonderful cause and show your appreciation of the Bikers who have arranged this weekend.
Ossory Agricultural Show Society - Annual Laois County Show affiliated to I.S.A. And I.P.S. on Sunday, 24th July at the Show Grounds, Coolfin Cross on the Mountrath Road to Rathdowney, Co. Laois. Following classes, Horses, Sheep,
Cattle, Poultry, Eggs, Jam, Baking, Crafts, Sewing, Knitting, Vegetables, Flowers, Junior Classes, Dog Show, Suitably Dressed Lady and Gentleman on Show Day, Little Miss Ossory, Suitably Dressed Boy on Show Day, Pony Games, Music, Photography and lots more. Some of the sponsors are Glanbia, Meadow Meats, and FBD.For further details contact Catherine Fitzgerald, Conoboro Road, Rathdowney, Phone (087) 9975902, Fax (0505) 48939. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.ossoryshow.com or Chairman Peter Ging, (086) 2394573 or Treasurer Irene Newman (086) 8402125. Entries close on Wednesday, July 13th.