PLEASE HELP ATHEA: Please, please help Athea Tidy Town's Committee. Fortyfive organisations have been short-listed to receive a grant from the Coca-Cola Thank You Fund, out of many applications. Out of these 45 will get E25,000 and another ten will receive E10,000. To be in with a chance we need you to vote for Athea Tidy Towns. 1. Log on to your facebook page; 2. Visit the Coca-Cola Ireland website, http://www.cocacola. thank you fund; 3. Click on the thank you fund; 4. Vote for Athea Tidy Towns Committee, second on the list. If successful it is hoped to develop a river walk along the bank of The Gale. This would be huge to Athea, to the children and all who love walking, so please don't waste any time get voting straight away.
The annual coffee morning in aid of the Hospice will take place this Thursday Sept 20th in the community hall from about 9.30 a.m. onwards until after school closes at 3 p.m. All are welcome and of course there will be tea/coffee and a bun or a cake. There will be a donation box so every little helps a great deal.
The death occurred over the weekend of Mary Broderick, nee O'Donoghue, Keale, Athea. Many came to pay their last respects at Kelly's Funeral Parlour Saturday evening last. Requiem mass Sunday was followed by burial to Holy Cross Cemetery. Sincere sympathy is extended to her family, relatives and friends. May she rest in peace. Sympathy is also extended to Noreen Brouder, Templeathea on the death of her sister unexpectedly, Marie Kelliher, Collins Park, Abbeyfeale. Reposed at Harnett's Funeral Home on Friday evening last. Many came to offer condolences. Sympathy also to the Kelliher family, Abbeyfeale. May the light of heaven be hers.
Athea Community Council held its draw Saturday night. The jackpot was E6900. Numbers drawn were 14, 22, 23 and 29, no winner. Next week's draw is at JPs for a grand jackpot of E7000.