Margaret Cushen's News

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Margaret Cushen is the news correspondent for the Carlow People and writes articles and news items for our Parish site.

Contact her at mcushen@eircom.net




Bagenalstown Notes MARCH 2016

May 19th, 2016 by Margaret Cushen

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Just 16 days to go before we celebrate the Feast of St. Patrick again. As part of the 1916 Commemoration the Parade is celebrating all that is good about our town and area. This year’s Parade intends to recognise all the positive aspects and achievements of groups, organisations and individuals within [...]

Margaret Cushen’s Notes February 2016

March 9th, 2016 by Margaret Cushen

Sports Star of the Year
Congratulations to Ann Marie Meaney, Bagenal Court, Bagenalstown, who was honoured at the 26th GAA Sports Awards held in Mt.Wolseley Hotel on January 16 where she was presented with a Sport Star of the Year Award 2015, for her major contribution to Bagenalstown Rounders Club team’s successes. The very talented players [...]

Michael Doyle An Appreciation

February 11th, 2016 by Margaret Cushen

Michael Joseph Doyle, late of Kitimat, British Columbia, Canada and formerly of 48 St. Brigid’s Crescent, Bagenalstown, went peacefully to his eternal reward on July 6, 2015, at the age of 82 years. Michael was born on September 11, 1932, in Carlow, to Patrick and Brigid Doyle and he went to school locally. [...]

Bagenalstown News January 2016

February 4th, 2016 by Margaret Cushen

Bagenalstown News
Margaret Cushen, News Correspondent, Carlow People.
JANUARY 2016
Parish Year Book
Bagenalstown Parish Year Book 2015 is now on sale at retail outlets. It is a beautiful publication and only costs €5. The cover features a photograph of Mrs. Mary (Moll) Nolan, Fair Green, who celebrated her 100th birthday on June 2 last and [...]

BAGENALSTOWN – REVIEW OF YEAR 2015 JULY TO DECEMBER

January 14th, 2016 by Margaret Cushen

BAGENALSTOWN – REVIEW OF YEAR 2015 JULY TO DECEMBER
JULY
Great Win for U14 Camogie Team
Congratulations to Muine Bheag Camogie U14 team who won the U14 County title after beating Mt. Leinster Rangers in the Co. Carlow FC Netwatch Performance Centre recently. The girls are a great credit to their club, trainers and their community.
Precious Memories
Every [...]

BAGENALSTOWN NEWS REVIEW OF 2015 – JANUARY TO JUNE

January 8th, 2016 by Margaret Cushen

BAGENALSTOWN NEWS REVIEW OF 2015 – JANUARY TO JUNE

JANUARY
Ballinkillen Hurling Club
The AGM was held recently. .Newly elected officers – Chairman Frank Murphy, Ballinakill; Vice Chairman Tommy Kinsella, Kilcumney; Asst. Sec. Patrick Minchin, Newtown; Treasurers John Whelan, Clowater and Seamus O’Neill, Ballinkillen. PRO Mick Kinsella, Kilcumney; Asst PRO PJ Dowling, Ballyloughan. Committee – [...]

MARCH 2015 – BAGENALSTOWN NEWS

April 16th, 2015 by Margaret Cushen

Ballinkillen Hurling Club
Ballinkillen was represented on the Carlow Hurling team which recently had good wins over Wicklow and London in Division 2A of the NHL. With Pat English as Manager, and Micheal Ryan, David English, James Kinsella, Sean Murphy, Craig Wall, Damien O’Neill and Andrew Gaul in the squad. Their next outing is against Derry [...]

Bagenalstown Parish Website News for February 2015 by Margaret Cushen

March 11th, 2015 by Margaret Cushen

Awards
Singer/Songwriter Derek Ryan scooped two awards at the recent Sunday World 2015 Music Awards function in City West Hotel, Dublin.  Derek received the Entertainer of the Year Award and also Album of the Year Award for his album The Simple Things, which reached No. 1 in Ireland ahead of a number of top Irish and [...]

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