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Sunday Mass 22/03/2020
On the fourth Sunday of Lent, Mother’s Day, celebrating the work of Trócaire, with a congregation and choir from the Athlone Franciscian Friary.
The celebrant is Fr Gabriel Kinahan.
The Faithful Departed. Deaths. Christy Hickey, Mount Uniacke/Dungourney. Derry O’Brien, Cobh. Anniversaries. Kathleen Cremin. May they rest in peace.
Mother’s Day. A Happy Mother’s Day to all Mothers on this day.
Covid-19. Today we are reminded to be continually vigilant in social distancing and hygiene practices to insure the safety of everyone in the community.
A Community Assistance Committee has been set up between the community council and the GAA club in Dungourney to help and assist people during these challenging times. If you know of any people that may need assistance with shopping, collection of medical supplies or any other items, young or old, contact any of the people below
Wayne 087110 3405
Liam. 087377 3118
Eddie. 086356 5372
Orla. 086883 5796
101 Years ago on this day to our community Influenza was the Coronavirus.
IRISH EXAMINER. 22.03.1919.
THE MCCARTHY APPEAL FUND, DUNGOURNEY
Three weeks ago the McCarthy family of Dungourney, consisted of thirteen members, known to be decent, sober, hardworking, trustworthy, most affectionate to one another, and, as a family really excellent. The influenza struck down ten, and has killed seven. A fund, to relieve the overwhelming load of debt on the McCarthy’s, was opened in Dungourney, at a large and representative public meeting on Sunday. In addition to the expenses consequent on illnesses and burials, there will be money needed to restore the survivors to their former excellent health and give them a fresh start in life. What kind heart can picture the remnants of this once fine family sitting round the lonesome fireside and not feel for them? Seven vacant chairs! Dungourney will do its part generously, but it cannot do enough. Subscriptions are earnestly invited, and even the smallest will be thankfully acknowledged by either of the undersigned, who were unanimously chosen at the public meeting.
MICHAEL O’BRIEN R.D.C, Sandyhill, Dungourney.
P. IVERS RIGNNEY, Chairman East Cork N.T.A, Dungourney.