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" Fresh October brings the Pheasant, then to gather nuts is pleasant."


Lotto Results: 9th Oct: No Winner. Winning Nos. 6. 10. 27. 29. Lucky Dips: Jimmy Sheehy, Granagh. Sean Kelly, Croom Tyres. Mary Sheahan, Croom.

Lotto Results: 16th Oct : No Winner. Winning Nos. 4. 6. 17. 27. Lucky Dips: D. Kelly, Dullas. Kevin Carroll, Coolruss. Rachel Hedderman, Croom.

Jackpot of €20,000 still up for grabs, tickets can be purchased from O'Gormans Shop, The Rock Bar and Hickeys Bar, Croom.

Match Result - 17th Oct, National Cup 3rd round, Killarney 2 v Granagh 1 - scorer Paudie Murphy

Unlucky lads, you did us proud!


Update on Club activities. Jesse Stapleton and Emma Noonan went on an training programme to Malta on the 5th of September this year. They learned many games and activities to do with kids, how to deal with different situations as well as interesting information on the Maltese culture. They stayed in a youth club called ZAC house with youth leaders from Malta. The Maltese were very interested in Irish ways and in our scenery. They had an amazing experience and were honoured to be there to represent Granagh youth club. On Friday 23rd Oct, for the first outing, Leaders are bringing the youth club kids to Funworld Bowling with some food afterwards in Supermacs. All kids will be collected at Granagh Hall at 7p.m and will be returned to Hall at10.30p.m. Bring €10 and signed Consent form. Looking forward to having great craic. REMEMBERING OUR DECEASED;

For the month of October we remember our family members, friends and neighbours, whose mortuary cards are displayed on the Church noticeboard. Mary Hynes, Patricia Boyce and Bridie Cagney, Granagh. Catherine Monckton, Dan Sheahan and Thomas Hickey, Kilatal. Nora Biggane/ Dunworth, Kilmore. Johanna O'Gorman, Ballyelan. Thomas O'Gorman, Knockfierna. Mary Ellen McMahon, Coolruss. Bridget O'Brien, Graigacurra. James Fitzgibbon and Patrick Sheehan, England. Paddy and P.J. O'Donoghue, Banogue. Richard Barrett, Mitchelstown. Catherine McSweeney, Kerry. Mary O'Connell.


Would you like to improve your E-mail skills, learn to Skype or set up your own Facebook page.? Book tickets for shows, check out the best holiday offers or the best Fashion Bargains, this course could be just what you need. Granagh Development invite those who are interested in participating in a class to forward your names. We have 7 people signed up so far, but we have room for a few more.! Possible starting date, mid November. However, a minimum of 8 people are required to give the commitment to attend each night, otherwise it is not viable. Please e-mail - or ring 061-399152 or text 087-9139902 as soon as possible.


The ' Strictly Come Dancing ' fundraiser in aid of St. Joseph's Foundation in association with Charleville Golf Club will be held in the Charleville Park Hotel, on Saturday 21st Nov at 8pm. Of special interest, on the night - Tom Noonan will be taking to the floor and not with his usual partner !! At the moment he is in rehearsals at a secret location. We hope to have more information on his progress nearer to the date. MC on the night is Lorcan Murray, tickets €20 with fabulous prizes in the raffle.


The 25th Annual festival of One Act Drama will be held this coming weekend in Kilmallock.

Friday 23rd - ' A Galway Girl ' by Fr. Matthew Players, Tipperary. ' Burridan's Ass ' by Ennis Players.

' Breathing Water ' by Rasper Players, Gorey.

Saaturday 24t - ' Syrinx ' by Take 5 Drama Group, Cork. ' Window Cleaner ' by Coachford Players.

' Last Panto in Little Grimley ' by Corofin Drama Society,

Sunday 25th - ' Portrait of a Madonna ' by Coolgreaney Dramatic Soc. ' Shakespere's Dick ' by Kilmeen Drama Group. All performances at 8pm, Adjudicator, Geoff O'Keeffe. Bookings 063-98727.


There was a huge response to the Harvest appeal for the homeless and impoverished people of Limerick city. In excess of 1,000 food items were placed before the alter. Some of these included - 150 boxes of Beans. 94 pkts of Biscuits. 63 tins of fish. 84 pkts of soup. 30 jars of Coffee. 30kilos Sugar. 37 bags of Porridge. 39 pkts Cereals. 61 tins of Vegetables. 67 tins of Fruit. 53 pkts Tea. 53 tins of Peas. 51 pkts of Pasta. 53 jars of Sauces. 39 pkts Jelly. 29 pots of Jam. 37 tins of Rice. Also people donated bags of Potatoes, cabbage, carrots, turnips, parsnips, cauliflower, onions, apples, oranges, bananas, tomatoes and sweets. On third of this was passed to the local conference of Vincent De Paul and the balance was received by NOVAS, who are currently providing hot meals to the homeless.


Congratulations to Tom & Maureen O'Gorman, who celebrated their 15th Anniversary this month. We all noticed that Tom had a certain ' glow ' about him over the last few weeks. !!

Happy 12th Birthday to Niall O'Donoghue and speedy recovery to his brother Jack.

Congratulations to Claire O'Donoghue and Con Kelly who are now Mr. & Mrs since the weekend. We wish them and little Connor many years of happiness together.

Once again we congratulate Granagh/Ballingarry U15s who won another County title at the weekend, this time it was the hurling team, captained by David Lynch. They are weighed down with Medals this year, well done.

Lots of Birthdays this month, home and away - Grace McCarthy, Marie Kelly. Emma Morrissey and Cian O'Regan. Little Miss Robyn O'Sullivan, grandaughter of Mossie & Ellen Kirwan celebrated her very 1st Birthday.


Log on to parish web site for reports on the Junior B Quarter Final and the Camogie County Champs. Photos of the opening of Liskennett Autism Centre. Knockfierna Heritage Society now added to the site.


Friday 23rd Oct: Mixed Ceilí in Monagea Hall, 8.30pm, in aid of HOPE.

Sat 24th Oct: Camogie Munster semi-final in Ballingarry, 2.30pm.

Sunday 25th Oct: Camogie Halloween Fancy Dress Disco, U12s, 5pm - 7pm. Community Centre.

Sat 31st Oct: Camogie Club Bag Packing in Dunnes, Childres Rd.

Tuesday 3rd Nov: EGM of Parents' Assoc, Colaiste Na Trocaire.

Friday 6th Nov: Clothes Drive in aid of Granagh Parents' Assoc... Mass for the Deceased at 7.30pm.

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