Celebrating 100 Years

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Congratulations and best wishes to Sarah Deacy who celebrated her 100th birthday on January 28th with a Special Mass of Thanksgiving in Straide Church, followed by a function in the Welcome Inn Hotel, Castlebar. Sarah (Duffy), who is a native of Killasser, has lived in Straide since her marriage to her late husband John in 1941. Sarah has four daughters: Rita, Una, Gertie and Marian; two sons Paddy and Sean; sixteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.

Sarah is wished many more years of health and happiness by her family, neighbours and wide circle of friends.

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Sarah is  pictured with her daughter Marian, grandson Seán Walsh and great-granddaughter Leah Gavin-Walsh at her 100th Birthday Party.

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Sarah Deacy is one of two local women who are celebrating their 100th birthday this year. Both were honoured at Ballyvarry Post Office, where they have been longstanding customers. Katie Stenson from Ballyvary joined Mrs Deacy to receive bouquets of flowers to mark the milestone. The flowers were presented by Postmaster Martin Canning who has had the two ladies as customers for many years.

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