Sta­mullen

Drogheda Independent - - COMMUNITY NEWS -

Carolan.

Thanks sup­port. for

IN MEM­ORY

your

PREZZIE WITH A DIF­FER­ENCE.

Are you look­ing for a New Year’s present with a dif­fer­ence?

Why not spon­sor a tree for some­one spe­cial and give them a life­long gift.

As you may know, the Monaster­boice Tourism & Tidy Towns Group has started work on two Pollintor Parks on the R132 in the Monaster­boice area. In or­der to help fund the project they are look­ing for peo­ple to spon­sor a tree for the cost of €50. Each tree will have a plaque bear­ing the name of a per­son, fam­ily, busi­ness or In mem­ory of.... Cer­tifi­cates can be given if re­quired.

If you would like to spon­sor a tree, please con­tact monaster­boice­[email protected] or call Kathryn on 0830562641. They are also ask­ing peo­ple from the area to come for­ward with any ideas they might have as we will be pre­par­ing to put to­gether a 5 year plan.

Sym­pa­thy is ex­tended to the fam­ily and friends of Mrs Nuala Early, late of Drogheda, who re­cently passed away. Nula was a for­mi­da­ble lady and was well known across the north-east dis­trict and in­deed far be­yond for her role on so­cial is­sues. Her grand­mother, Kate Grogan, nee Kee­gan, had orig­i­nally come from the Stedalt and Tul­log area of Sta­mullen and where there are mem­bers of this fam­ily laid to rest in the vil­lage grave­yard. Nula`s fa­ther was Thomas Grogan, who had played an in­stru­men­tal role in the Ir­ish War of In­de­pen­dence and later on as a lead­ing mem­ber Of the old Ir­ish Repub­li­can Army dur­ing the 1930`s and 40`s. Fol­low­ing fu­neral mass at St. Peter`s Church in West Street Drogheda, Mrs Early was laid to rest in Cal­vary Ceme­tery Drogheda.

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