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Lanesboro Ballyleague notes Monday 9th August 2021

Lanesboro Ballyleague Notes Death One could say that the Main Street of Lanesboro has just gotten empty and desolate when we learned of the sudden death of one of best loved residents at Portiuncla Hospital, Ballinasloe on Friday 30th July.…

Lanesboro Ballyleague notes Monday 2nd August 2021

Lanesboro Ballyleague Notes Death Almost 40 years ago Mary Rogers was becoming a familiar face in Lanesboro because of her newfound relationship with Michael Coffey. A few years later they were to marry and Mary created her own uniqueness in…

Lanesboro Ballyleague notes Monday 26th July 2021

Lanesboro Ballyleague Notes Wedding The marriage took place on Friday last 23rd July at St. Mary’s Lanesboro of Megan Daly, daughter of Colm and Joan Daly, Woodside, Rathcline and Thomas Fahy, son of Gerry and Margareta Fahy, Loughrea, Co. Galway.…

Lanesboro Ballyleague notes Monday 19th July 2021

Lanesboro Ballyleague Notes Wedding The marriage took place on Friday 16th July at the Church of the Holy Rosary Ballyleague of Emma Donlon, Cloontuskert, daughter of Carol Donlon and granddaughter of Tom and the late Teresa Donlon, Moher and Stephen…

Lanesboro Ballyleague notes Monday 12th July 2021

Lanesboro Ballyleague Notes Distillery Yard Session’s continue Noel Carberry, Sean Sweeney, Noel Sweeney, and Nuala Donlon. Unfortunately, the session advertised for Wednesday 7th was postponed, due to the poor weather forecast, but every cloud has a silver lining as there is…

Lanesboro Ballyleague notes Monday 5th July 2021

Lanesboro Ballyleague Notes Distillery Yard Session Continues The Distillery Yard brought live music to Lanesborough on Wednesday evening last with a brand-new Distillery Yard Session that featured celebrated local traditional musicians Noel Carberry (uilleann pipes, low whistle, tin whistle), Sean…

Lanesboro Ballyleague notes Monday 28th June 2021

Lanesboro Ballyleague Notes Hanging up the Microphone Following 36 years as a journalist beginning with the Longford Leader and leading on to the Cavan Leader, Shannonside and latterly RTÉ, Ciaran Mullooly on Sunday last hung up his quill and microphone…

Lanesboro Ballyleague notes Monday 21st June 2021

Lanesboro Ballyleague Notes Taking over For the past 18 years we have been very used to Sean Mimnagh running the Shannon Grill on Main Street. Sean developed a thriving business when taking over from Mary O’Neill back then. As time…

Lanesboro Ballyleague notes Monday 7th June 2021

Lanesboro Ballyleague Notes Hidden Jewel Such was the weather over the Bank Holiday weekend that people came to Lanesboro and Ballyleague in their droves to enjoy all that we have to offer. Our natural beauty along with the Shannon, the…