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Shoebox Appeal:

October 19, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRANAGH UTD F.C:

​Lotto Results:​   No winner this weekend.    Winning Numbers - 10.  22. 24. 29.

Lucky Dips:   Sinead & Maurice Houlihan.   Eamon & Geraldine Hayden, Athlacca.   Anne O'Donoghue, Kilatal.    Jackpot for next week €4,650.

Tickets available from O'Gormans shop, The Rock Bar, Hickey's Bar, Croom.   Thank you for your support.

 

S​HOEBOX  APPEAL:​

 

C​ould you imagine, trying to live on €1 per day  -  families in parts of Eastern Europe and Africa have to.!​    Life is very bleak with little to look forward to, not even Christmas.        A shoebox will not change their situation but it will bring a ray of hope, lots of laughter and smiles.   Over the last eighteen years TeamHope have delivered shoeboxes to  over three million children.    

W​hat to Do -  ​ Get an average sized shoebox, wrap in Christmas paper (box and lid separately). • Choose a boy or a girl to receive your box and what age: 2-4, 5-9 or 10-14 yrs.     ​ • Fill your box with gift items

​•​Attach appropriate sticker​.     • To get your box to your child, please include at least €4* per box​. 

 Or maybe easier, you can donate securely online at ​ www.teamhope.ie     •   Close ​ Box ​ with elastic band.​  

W​hat to Put In  -      ​   

WRITE​: Pens, pencils, copy books, paper, colouring book, felt pens, sharpener, eraser, solar calculator. 

WASH​: Toothbrush and paste, facecloth, soap (wrapped, please), hairbrush, comb. 

​WEAR​: Hat, scarf, gloves, socks, underwear, flip-flops.

​WOW​ : Toys, sunglasses, game, handcraft, small Irish gift, photo of yourself, sweets (in date ​up to ​ March 2017), make-up, small musical instrument, doll or cuddly toy, car, skipping rope, yo-yo, finger puppet, torch.

​O'Grady's Spar, Snows and the Pharmacy have a supply of the stickers.     Closing date, Nov 11th.

C​ontact Anne (069)68181 or Maureen 68107, when you have your boxes ready. 

D​EVELOPMENT  ASSOC:

Many thanks to those who attended our AGM this year, great to see new faces joining the group.   The officers were delighted to report on a very successful year, not only in terms of the Play but also the centenary celebrations for 1916.   The Hall was busy throughout, we had various classes - Drama, Hip-Hop, Art and  Defib Training.         Musica Fusion school performed ' Oliver ' , we had a Style and Image Evening with Ursula Stokes and Jim Houlihan gave a most interesting talk on the history of Granagh Creamery.   

We are delighted that Granagh Pebbles, Afterschool service are using the Hall every day.

Officers elected:   Chairman - John Bennett.   Secretary - Eileen Power.  Asst. Sec - Joe Power.   Minute Sec - Niamh O'Hanlon.   Treasurer - Mary Lynch, assisted by Shane Toomey and Tom O'Gorman.   P.R.O.  Mary O'Regan. Delegates to Forum  - Martin Carroll to arrange a rota.      

We thank them for volunteering their services and wish them well for their new term.  

     

DEFIBRILATOR :

A reminder to people, we have two units in the parish.   One is at O'Gorman's shop and the other outside The Rock Bar.   

 

PARISH WEB SITE: 

Granagh Web site can be found at - www.granagh.com.   Just to give you an idea of what can be found there.   The Welcome page consists of photos, the most recent News headlines and a section for Local Announcements.   GranaghGram page, where people - home and abroad - can post their photos through the Instagram App.   News page, gives all the local notes that have been printed in the Observer.   We have a History Page, Sports page - listing the clubs in the parish.   Local Organisation page, details the different groups and clubs in the parish.   The Parish Info page gives contacts for the Priest, Masses, Schools, a little History and a photo gallery.    There is a page for Local Business' to advertise their services, free of charge.   You can e-mail the page - granaghcommunity@gmail.com

We also have a Facebook page - granaghcommunitynews -  for your news, photos and comments.     

 

​​DIARY:​

 

​Oct 22nd, 23rd:  -       ​Camogie 

Church Gate Collection​.​ 

​Oct; 28,29,30th  -       One Act Drama Festival, Kilmallock.​

​Oct 29th.            -       Camogie Munster Semi Final, 2.30pm.​

​Oct 30th, Sunday:  -  ​ Halloween Disco in Granagh Hall  5.00​pm.​

 

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