Wednesday, July 24, 2024

After HALF A CENTURY, book is returned to its owner

By Lorraine Murphy and Diarmuid Sherry
When Noonie Costello attended the 74/79 Mullingar Vocational School (Mull­ingar Community College) reunion, she was delighted and more than a little surprised to receive a very special book from ex-classmate, Ber Coleman.

Inside the cover of Enid Blyton’s ‘Merry Mister Meddle’ was a pencilled inscription written more than 50 years ago, reading, “Noonie Scally, age 11.” Scally being the past pupil’s maiden name.

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