It was with great sadness that those of us involved in the Grange Parish website learned of the sudden and shocking death of the popular Grange teenager, Luke Daniel O'Brien-May. Luke, a Leaving Certificate student and a talented sportsman, passed away on 18th June, after a short illness. At the time, Luke was well into sitting the Leaving Certificate examinations, having recently taken the biology examination. The dearly loved eldest son of Brid and Denis and the cherished b
DISAPPOINTED - DISGUSTED and PERPLEXED...once again! After hours and hours of volunteer work on our roads using the money fund raised from you the parishioners - VANDALS have uprooted and stolen shrubbery including mature rose bushes and have tried to destroy the beautiful flower and shrub displays on our Back Road - Grange belongs to ALL of us and, for the benefit of ALL, the GCRA took great pride and delight in making our village roads stand out with amazing displays of flo
At this juncture, it is appropriate to think of the many students who are about to take the Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate Examinations and to wish them well over the coming weeks.
By now, all of the hard work has been done, and it is much too late to say anything useful here about academic preparation. What can be said now is that the time for cool heads and calmness has arrived.
Not only is it a time for student calmness, it is a time for parents, guardians
The sun was shining and the birds were singing on a magical May morning as the artisan craftsmen and women set up their stalls in the car park at Grange Church. The weather was surely heaven sent. The tents set up in previous days by GCRA elfs proved unnecessary. In the end they merely helped maintain milky-white Grange complexions when their absence might have allowed more mediterranean olive-type tans to develop. But such is the way of outdoor events in Grange, or in Irelan
Grange artist Kathy Tiernan becomes the first artist to join the grangeparish.com website. Her profile, and a number of her works, can be viewed under the Art & Photography tab -https://www.grangeparish.com/kathy-tiernan-painting-collection Kathy, who hails originally from the foot of the Hill of Allen in Kildare, has lived in the Grange locality for many years. She is extremely active in her field and has a schedule in the coming months that makes the head spin! First up is