Margaret Cushen's News

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

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Bagenalstown Notes for Parish Website Tuesday. Jan. 17, 2017

January 22nd, 2017 by Margaret Cushen

A Young Man with a Mission
Congratulations and well done to Dylan Kehoe, who has been involved in organising events and fundraising for charity since he began his studies at Dublin City University. Dylan is President of the University’s Student Union for the current year.  A son of James and Mary Kehoe, The Lord Bagenal [...]

REVIEW OF 2016 – July to December

January 13th, 2017 by Margaret Cushen

Bagenalstown Notes Carlow People

REVIEW OF 2016 – July to December

Death of young Bagenalstown native shocks the community.
The sudden death of Sarita O’Shaughnessy, Limerick and late of Maple Drive, Bagenalstown on Monday, June 27, at the early age of 40 years sent shock waves throughout the community. She was daughter of the [...]

Review of Year 2016 January to June.

January 6th, 2017 by Margaret Cushen

Review of Year2016 January to June.

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.
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 [...]


January 14th, 2016 by Margaret Cushen

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 [...]

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