Coalisland parish plans to develop an outreach programme to help a community in Zambia. Fr Paul Byrne discusses the aims and importance of the proposed initiative
Last February, two sisters from the Franciscan Missionary Sisters for Africa (FMSA) spoke at Masses in the parish about their work in the slums of Lusaka, Zambia.
A further four businesses in Coalisland have joined a bilingual signage scheme promoting the Irish language in the town.
Coalisland Library was transformed into a magical world of witches, singing animals, ships and spells as this year’s Irish language children’s book club drew to a close for the summer.
The Year 8 girls at St Joseph’s College Coalisland have continued their trend of success on the sports field by bringing silverware for their football achievements back to the school.
A Coalisland Canal walk and treasure hunt is set to take place.
Education Minister John O’Dowd has rejected proposals to create a new nursery school unit in Coalisland – despite claims of a severe shortage of places.
Musician Sharon Corr and her globe-trotting lifestyle may seem far removed from life in Coalisland – but the star has revealed her roots lie closer to home than many people know.
COMMENT The third supermarket in Coalisland, along the Lineside, has been given the go ahead for an opening in Spring 2013.
A shoe-repair shop in the centre of Coalisland has become the latest business unit to go up for sale in the town.
Controversial plans to build a third major supermarket in the centre of Coalisland have been given the go-ahead.