Death Notice: Johnny Hickey, Shanaknuck

The death has occurred on Saturday 21st April 2018 of John (Johnny) HICKEY, Shanaknuck, Millstreet, Cork. After an illness borne with courage and patience. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen, father of the late Kevin, much loved brother of Ted, Joe, Sheila, Kathleen. Sadly missed by brothers, sisters, partner Ann, nephews, nieces, relatives, many friends especially his close neighbours Eileen, Mary, Mattie and Michael.
Reposing in Tarrant’s Funeral Home, Millstreet on Monday from 6.30pm, followed by removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Millstreet at 8.30pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Rest in peace [1]  [2]

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“Where the Road Takes Me” Visits Bantry – C103 at 7 This Evening

We thank Presenter John Greene for advance information re this evening’s C103 programme at 7pm.  (S.R.)

This week on Where the road takes me, John Greene examines people and
events that have shaped the town of Bantry during the 20th century.

* There’s William Martin Murphy for instance – His tangle with
union leader Jim Larkin during the Dublin Lock-out, overshadowed his
achievements back in Bantry.

* The Bantry GP who has eliminated men’s favourite excuse for not
going to a doctor.

* How the town got back on its’ feet after the Whiddy Island
disaster of 1979

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