Cornafean club notes

November 25, 2019

The late Mrs Beesie Cullen,
The recent death of Mrs Beesie Cullen Drumkeeran draws the curtain on one of Cornafean's oldest and most popular residents. Aged 96 years she enjoyed good health all her life and was still driving her car until two years ago.
Beesie was predeceased by her husband Owen and son Noel. She was well known for her work ethic both inside and outside her house. Together with her husband Owen she developed one of the best dairy farms in the area which was further extended by their son Seamus.
She will be sadly missed by her sons Eamon, Seamus and Martin, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and extended family. Her funeral mass was in the church of the Immaculate Conception Coronea with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Rev Donal Hannon presiding. "May the sod rest lightly on her Grave"  

Cornafean Whist Drive
The next Cornafean Whist drive is due to take place on Monday-week the 9th of December starting at 8.30pm. New card players are always welcome with supper served.

Club Notice
Due to a great effort by our Development Committee and contractors work on our carpark is now complete.  Activity can now resume in The Sportshall and gym.  However, the pitch and running track  will remain closed for a while longer.  Thanks to everyone for their patience and co-operation.

Scór na nÓg
Well done to all the young Cornafean participants who performed extremely well in the first rounds of Scor last Saturday in Drumavaddy. Solo Singer (Brianna McCaffrey), Recitation (Aine McGibney), Ballad Group (Kara McIntyre, Katie McGahern, Niamh McCaffrey, Eadaoin Martin), Instrumental Music (Jessica Smith, Brianna McCaffrey, Niamh McCaffrey, Diarmuid Martin, Eadaoin Martin), Novelty Act (Aine McGibney, Diarmuid Martin, Darragh Wilson, Ciara Brady, George Cullivan, James Flood) Set Dancers (Kate McSeain, Eadaoin Martin, Ellen Creegan, Niamh McCaffrey, Aine McGibney, Doireann McGibney, Dervla McSeain, Keelin Martin) and congratulations and best of luck to Solo Singer, Ballad Group, Instrumental Music, Novelty Act and Set who are through to the County Final next Sunday 1st December at 3pm in Stradone Community Centre.

Scór na nÓg Table quiz takes place in Hotel Kilmore on Thursday 28th November 2019 at 7pm with Cornafean represented by two teams, Martin and William McGibney, Emmet Martin, Meabh Masterson, Diarmuid Martin, Aine Brady, Oisín McGahern and Cormac Doyle.  We wish them both the best of luck.

Cornafean/Crossdoney Defibrillator Group
Fundraising draw in aid of Cornafean/Crossdoney Defibrillators....Lines for sale at €2 in McSeains and Shantully Inn.
Draw for a fabulous Guinness Jacket.

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