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Craughwell youngsters were in fine form at Castlegar AC's annual open cross country meet on Saturday,
Pete Lane, now in his 80s, who went to Ballindereen national school, spent most of his busy working life ‘on his knees thinning beet’. He had a friend Tommy Staunton from Lough Cutra, who had fought in World War I. Before Tommy went ‘over the top’ he was delighted when each soldier was handed a ‘little glass of brandy’. After which, Tommy claimed, you had no fear in the world. One day they were fighting the Germans, and managed to drive them out of their trenches. There they found a boiler of tea. It was still warm. The men settled down for a good cuppa but the officer warned them that the tea might be poisoned. Nobody cared if it was poisoned or not. ‘We were so exhausted an killed out’ that they enjoyed the break while the fighting continued.
A voluntary group has come up with a novel way to offer practical support to breast cancer survivors.
The inaugural Darkness into Light walk in Loughrea will be launched by native of the town and current star of Dragon’s Den, Chanelle NcCoy, on April 18 from 6.30pm.
Loughrea Community Preschool has relocated to its brand new customised premises in Barrack Street.