Southern Star 28.11.1959

Dungourney and District

RADIO EIREANN SINGER FOR DUNGOURNEY.Star of the variety entertainment to precede the two-act comedy at the Dungourney Macra na Ferime concert on Sunday, December 6th is James McGovern. Mr. McGovern is also a traditional violin player.

CARD DRIVE. The Clonmult Muintir na Tire Guild have decided to hold a “45” Drive in Clonmult on Sunday, December 13th. There are excellent cash prizes, and present indications are that there will be a record attendance.

TELEGRAPH LINE TO CLONMULT. During the past week telegraph poles have been erected along the Clonmult/Dungourney road and there is felling of trees being carried out. There are at least two phones being installed in the Clonmult area, and it is expected that the line may be carried beyond the village.

LOCAL JOTTINGS. There were foreign horse buyers in the Clonmult and Dungourney areas last Monday when some good horses were sold at excellent prices.

RECENT STORM. The recent storm caused quite a lot of slates to be blown from houses, and tradesmen are busy repairing the damage.

GRAVEYARD IMPROVEMENT. Through the co-operation of local inhabitants the approach path to Clonmult graveyard has been extended and other improvements have also been carried out.