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Sonny (whose real name was Joseph) was born 89 years ago, one of six children to Patrick and Mary Molloy of St Brendan’s Road in Woodquay. He went to the ‘Mon’ where he learned to play football among other things. A match report in a local paper once carried the headline “Five Goal Molloy”, a fact which he managed to drop into conversation many times over the years. Chatting with him could be unnerving as he laced his chat with colourful sayings like “Long drawers”, “Bring up the bucket”, “Th’oul suit turned well”, ’44 short’, “I hate small men”, and of course his famous draper’s mantra, “We have your size”.
A record forty-five players took to the greens at Balla Golf Club for this year’s David Barrett Perpetual Trophy competition.
Ballinrobe Golf Club
The lakeside village of Oughterard is facing a human tragedy this week. The death of local publican John Kenny has understandably hit the town of some 1,500 people hard - a peaceful village traditionally associated with fishing and tourism.
As a tight-knit community struggles to come to terms with the murder of a popular teacher and part-time publican, gardai are continuing to appeal for information in order to piece together what occurred at Kenny’s Bar in Oughterard.