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Rochestown’s experience too much for St. Caimins

Rochestown College, Cork 2  St.Caimins Shannon 1 St.Caimins Shannon will have to wait at least another year to realise their dream of winning a first Munster colleges soccer title. At the astroturf pitch at Charleville sports complex this afternoon they had to give best to favourites, Rochestown College from Cork in the under 17 A decider. The win completed a great double for the Cork school as, earlier i n the week, they captured the under 19 title. Today’s win in the under 17 final was deserved as they were the better balanced side throughout. they had the better of the first half exchanges and deservingly took the lead thanks to a powerful Josh Hanrahan header after seventeen minutes. This score separated the sides at the interval and, to be fair, the winners were a little unlucky not to have been further ahead as they had enjoyed the better of matters in the opening forty minutes. Twelve minutes into the …

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Expect delays on Cork road

CLARE road users tavelling to or from Cork City or parts of County Limerick can expect to encounter serious delays on a number of dates in the weeks ahead, starting on this Wednesday. The gardaí have said it is anticipated that delays will occur along the N20 between Charleville and Limerick City, and along the N69 from Limerick City to Foynes, due to the transportation of abnormal loads from Charleville to Foynes along these routes. Road users are advised that delays will occur along this route from 10am to 5pm on Wednesday; this Friday, Tuesday 13 and Thursday 15. Gardaí are requesting that all road users exercise caution and patience when travelling along the planned route when the convoys are present. The abnormal loads being transported are significantly higher and wider than normal loads, extending approximately 2 feet beyond the width of standard HGV trailers. Gardaí will be escorting these loads while they are travelling on public roads, and they …

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The late Ann O'Connor

The late Ann O’Connor

THE death took place recently of Ann O’Connor, 68 Corrovorrin Grove, Ennis. She was a native of Charleville in North Cork and had been living in Ennis for more than 40 years. Ann, who was a daughter of local man, Jim Ryan, and the former Julia McAuliffe, who was from the North Kerry area, was educated locally, after which she commenced her working career in Murray’s drapery shop in Charleville. Later, she met and married Jim O’Connor from Dromcollogher, County Limerick, who was employed in the local Moran’s drapery shop branch. After they got married in Charleville in 1970, they moved to Ennis when Jim was appointed manager of the newly-opened Moran’s drapery shop in O’Connell Street. They quickly established themselves in Ennis and became popular members of the local community. Ann got involved in local activities and among the groups she was associated with was the Ennis CBS Ladies Committee, a group she was a valued member of for …

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Flannan’s double hopes blown away

By Seamus Hayes St Mary’s Charleville 1-5  St Flannan’s 0-4 A WEEK after making history by winning the Munster senior A colleges camogie championship title for the first time, St Flannan’s bid for another first died at windswept Newmarket-on-Fergus. With a number of the history-making senior side in their line up, St Flannan’s took on St Mary’s Charleville in the junior A decider at Fr Murphy Park but, despite a strong performance in very difficult weather conditions, they had to give best to the visitors The winners defended superbly when playing against the strong breeze in the second half and this proved decisive on the day when they failed to register a score in the second period. The Charleville outfit elected to play with the breeze in the opening half and for the opening twenty minutes there was nothing between the sides. With the teams level at 0-2 each with ten minutes remaining in the half, things looked good for …

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