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TYDAVNET SAY THANK YOU TO MIGHTY MACKIE

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18 Apr 2013 Comments Off on TYDAVNET SAY THANK YOU TO MIGHTY MACKIE
TYDAVNET SAY THANK YOU TO MIGHTY MACKIE

BY KEVIN CARNEY Somehow or other, we Irish seem to be all too reluctant to recognise prophets in our midst. In this regard, the way long-time community activist Mackie Rooney was afforded a ‘This is Your Life’ reception last Saturday evening in the Complex in Scotstown speaks volumes for the partiality of the parishioners of Tydavnet. The clarion call last weekend among the organisers and well-wishers was clearly one of ‘better to hand someone a bouquet of flowers when they’re alive than wait to throw them on their grave.’ Mind you, those privvy to ...