W/E 25/10/2020

posted Oct 20, 2020, 6:52 AM by John O'Sullivan
The Ruan/Dysart History Group would like to thank all those who celebrated the 100th year of the ‘Taking of the Ruan Barracks’ on Sunday last.
A plaque was unveiled and a wreath was laid to commemorate the event, as well as commemorating the work of the Cumann na mBan.​
Fr. O’Neill also blessed the site, to remember all those who lost their lives on both sides during the conflict.​
The History group is indebted to all those who participated and contributed information In bringing this event to fruition and it’s important that this piece of history is now marked by having the plaque in place.

Rebecca Crowe and Louise McDonnell, two players from Ruan Camogie Club, played their part in Clare’s win over Offaly in the first round of the Liberty Insurance All Ireland Championship, which was played at Fr. McNamara Park on Sat. last. They now go forward to the second round when they meet Wexford on Sunday.
The under 8 girls were presented with medals last week, which ended their year. The girls were complimented on their attendance at training during the year. Despite this being a tough year for everyone, the girls high spirits and their parents and mentors dedication brought them together in a very special way and it is hoped this will continue into the future.

Recent Death.
The death has taken place, in St. Joseph’s Hospital, Ennis of Michael McGuane, Moycullen, Dysart. Michael’s remains were laid to rest in Rath Cemetery, following requiem mass in Dysart Church.. He is survived by his brother, Joe, sisters Margaret, Kathleen, Eileen and Monica, sister in law, brother in law, extended family and friends.