Death of Paddy Fox
The death occurred on Wednesday of our club President Paddy Fox, Corrick predeceased by his grandson Myles McDonagh,brothers Jim and John, sister Joan. Paddy is sadly missed by his wife Ena, daughters Noelin,Eithne and Eimear, sons Donal and Colum,grandchildren, sisters Frances Shanley and Attracta Gowran, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law,brothers –in-law, sisters-in-law,nieces, neighbours and friends.
Paddy was one of natures gentlemen. He was a Player and Administrator with Annaduff G.A.A for many years. When he finished playing he served Annaduff as an Official and Coach. After the death of Fr. Sean Manning, Paddy managed all under age teams with great success especially at under 14 and under 16 level winning numerous county titles.He not only managed the teams he brought most of the team to the matches in his car, no one was left behind when he arrived with his Volkswagon.When things were going badly Paddy always had great encouragement at half time always looking at the bright side. He also served on Bord Na Og. Paddy was also a strong Leitrim supporter and was a mastermind on Leitrim teams of the past especially Leitrim County Junior teams.His proudest moment with Annaduff was probably when Annaduff won the senior championship in 2004.Annaduff G.A.A provided a guard of honour at Paddy’s Removal and Gerry Newton and his team did tremendous work over the three days.Paddy was one of the main men in the revival of Annaduff G.A.A in 1958. In 1958 the best moment of his life occurred when he married Ena O’Reilly from Lough Gowna in Cavan.Apart from sport Paddy was a man of man of many interests, he was one of the founding members of Annaduff Credit Union.He started work with C.I.E in Clarermorris where he worked for three years,after Leitrim Mayo was his great love at county level.When he left Claremorris he started his Teaching career in Adoon, Cloone, then went to Jamestown finally ending up as Principal in his beloved Annaduff National School.He was a Farmer also and a member of I.F.A. He loved in later years to walk the farm checking on his numerous sheep. Removal took place to St. Marys Church, Annaduff with burial in the adjoining Cemetery. A great and lovely man has died. May he rest in Peace.
Division 1 (round 1) Annaduff v Aughnasheelin in Aughnasheelin on Sunday next at 12.00 .
Allan’s New Barber Shop
Best of luck to Bornacoola footballer Allan Croghan on the opening of his new Barbers Shop in Rooskey Village beside Tommy Coxs Pub.
Annaduff Parish and G.A.A
At the draw held on Sunday week, there was no jackpot wiinner,The numbers drawn were ,2,7,11,20.The 50 euro winner was Anne Beirne, Drumgildra. The 25 Euro winners were Genevive Cox, Antfield, Brendan O’Beirne, Ita Faughnan, Isabella McAllister.The next draw takes place in Duignan’s on Sunday night next with a jackpot of 6,300 Euro.