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Shoebox Appeal:

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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