Goodbye to a dear friend

Ardentinny has said goodbye to a dear friend. Gerry McGinty died at home in Ardentinny on 23rd April, 2020 and his funeral was held today at Greenock Crematorium with only close family members present due to coronavirus restrictions. While acknowledging his Ayrshire roots, Gerry once said of Ardentinny: “I love it here. I feel like …

Ardentinny and COVID-19

Like many other communities country-wide, Ardentinny has risen to the challenge of this crisis with speed and alacrity. An online community forum was established mid-March with the intention of informing and supporting. The Community Council called for volunteers to help with shopping, prescription delivery, dog walking, telephone support etc. for the vulnerable and self isolating …