Engagement

Published 23/04/2014 | 05:36

CONGRATULATIONS to Sean Casey from Coromore, Valentia, and Claire Conniffe from Banagher, Co. Offaly, who recently announced their engagement.

Sean, the life and soul of any party at any place or time works as a lecturer in Abu- Dhabi while Claire also teaches there.

BRIAN IS BACK FROM AUSTRALIA

Brian Falvey from Chapeltown (Caol), the son of John and Bridie has returned home to Valentia, having been in Australia for the past two years.

Brian first worked in Perth and subsequently moved to Melbourne and Sydney.

The twenty six year old, who is a qualified engineer, intends to pursue his profession in Ireland or elsewhere and while in Valentia will line out with the Young Islanders GAA team in upcoming matches.

Brian was among four Falvey brothers domiciled in Australia, with the remaining three - Martin, Daniel and Sean still there.

GREETINGS TO SR NANCY

Post Easter greetings are extended to Sister Nancy Murphy of the Mercy Order of nuns who originally comes from Chapeltown and now resides in Birmingham.

She is the daughter of deceased parents Mikey and Ellen Murphy.

NEW YORK VISIT

The Portmagee comedian Bernard Casey and retired Kerry footballer Tomás O Sé were invited guests at a recent get together of the Kerry Associaton in New York.

Enjoying the festivities with them also were John and Marion Curran of Valentia who were on a holiday break there.

John and Marion socialised with Valentia's Brendan Cooper, who has lived there for a considerable number of years and is a retired city bus driver.

Brendan was enquiring of all his friends in Valentia and referred to his good friends of yesteryear such as Camo O'Shea, Patsy Joy, Mick O'Neill , Sonny Curran and John Devane of Portmagee, all now deceased.

JOHN'S RUGBY DAYS

Did you know that John 'Kavanagh' Sheehan of Knightstown played a lot of rugby in Cork and Limerick? While a member of the Irish army he played at number 10 and sometimes 15 with his garrison.

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