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W/E 10/08/2014

posted Aug 5, 2014, 7:47 AM by John O'Sullivan
Great Achievement for Young Rider.

    Local girl, Noelle Barry, daughter of Noel and Simone Barry from Toonagh participated in the European Junior, Young Rider and Children on Horses Championships which were held in Arezze, Italy recently.   
Noelle, riding "Norway Venture", a horse owned by Laurence and Yvonne Meaney of Cooraclare, came in 7th place overall, in a field of 106 competitors from all over Europe, which was a huge achievement for this young rider. 
Her next outing will be at the Dublin Horse Show which takes place this weekend.

Recent Wedding.

    The wedding took place recently in St. Tola's Church, Dysart of Paula McDonagh of Ballynagonnaghta, Dysart, daughter of Clara and Leonard McDonagh and Eamonn Joyce of Brookville, Ennis, son of Eugene and Teresa Joyce.   Fr. Pat O'Neill was Celebrant and bestman was Ferdia O'Sullivan, while the bridesmaid was Paula's sister, Lisa McDonagh.  
Flowergirl was Isabel Serrick and pageboy was Darren McDonagh. 
The couple, with family and friends, held their reception at the Castle Oaks Hotel, Castleconnell, Limerick.

Hurler Tribute.
    In a tribute to the late Jimmy Smyth, Ruan, who was one of a small number of people who played in the Harty Cup team for five successive seasons, the G.A.A. will commemorate him by giving his name to the Munster U15 Colleges Hurling Championship.