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                                                                 BY MARIA DONLON

                                                Michael and Teresa
                                               Doyle at the Wexford
                                                  branch Mass of

                                                                                                  Anna Carton and
                                                                                                  Bridget Cullen also at
                                                                                                  the Wexford branch
                                                                                                  Mass of Remembrance

                                             WEXFORD DIALYSIS UNIT              ANNUAL MASS
                                               Work has finally begun on the      Our local Mass of
                                             building of the long-awaited       Remembrance and Thanksgiving
                                             kidney dialysis unit in Wexford. It  took place on July 14th in Clonard
                                             will be on the outskirts of        Church.
                                             Wexford town, Sinnottstown           The Celebrant was Fr. Billy
                                             Lane. The opening date should be   Caulfield, newly ordained in June.
                                             early 2018. It is fantastic news for  A good crowd was in attendance.
                                             all those patients who will not    The Rathangan Choir sang some
                                             now have to make the journey to    lovely hymns. We always
                                             Waterford and will lessen their    remember our donors living and
                                             load.                              deceased.
                                                                                  Tea and coffee was available in
                                             CONGRATULATIONS                    the hall following the Mass.
                                               Congratulations to Richie
                                             McAuley and Fiona on the recent    CHURCH GATE COLLECITONS
                                             birth of their daughter Amelia.      The following Church Gate
                                             Richie is a transplant patient.    collections took place: Wexford;
                                               We also wish to congratulate     Enniscorthy; New Ross, Rosslare
                                             Wexford native John Whelan who     and districts and we wish to thank
                                             has been appointed National        all those who gave their time to
                                             Honorary Chairman of the           collect, it is most appreciated.
                                             Association. John grew up in
                                             Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

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