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W/E 12/08/2018

posted Aug 6, 2018, 2:04 PM by John O'Sullivan
Tour de Munster.
On this Friday, the Tour de Munster cycle will pass through Ennis, rising much needed funds for Down Syndrome Ireland. There are fourteen members in Clare Down Syndrome - Parents all working voluntarily, raising funds to provide services such as speech therapy, home tutoring, music lessons and life skills for children with Down Syndrome. The main aim of the group is to ensure that each child with Down Syndrome develops to his/her potential and makes their future as independent as possible.
Laura Cahir from Ballygriffey is Treasurer of Clare Down Syndrome and will be among those in Ennis tomorrow, Friday, collecting donations during the cycle. A group of local children will provide music at The Square to welcome the cyclists and provide entertainment to the crowds in town on the day, and it promises to be a lively event.

Recent Deaths.
The death has taken place of Mary O’Sullivan, Drumcliffe, mother of James, Christy, Monica and Regina, all of whom live in Ballygriffey, and a sister of Monica Cassidy, Nooan, Ruan.  
The death has also taken place of James Synott, Barefield, father of Denise Whelan, Ballygriffey. 
Tommy Peoples, Donegal and Beechgrove, Toonagh,  renowned musician, singer and composer also died last week in Donegal. 
Predeceased by his son Tommy, junior, Tommy is survived by his wife Maria, partner Julie, daughters Siobhan, Neasa and Grainne, sons Cronin and Lochlann, grandchildren and one great-grandchild. 

Summer Camp.
Ruan GAA Club is hosting a Hurling and Camogie Camp in the local Hurling field from Monday, August 20 to Thursday, August 23. The camp will finish with a Family Fun Day in the final day. 
Children may still register and may do so on the first day of camp also.  Ann Marie @ 086369235 or Grainne @0878560636 have all the details.

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