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September 27, 2017

 

 

Kilmallock at Night.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL:

This Wednesday 27th Sept, 7pm - 9pm, Croom Mills.   Workshop with Karen O'Donnell.   She will help clear common roadblocks on your journey in reaching your potential and share techniques to achieve your goals.  €20.   Book your place with Aoife on 087-7811177.

 

 

GRANAGH UTD:

Granagh soccer club are holding a clothes collection on Saturday September 30th at the club house.   De-clutter, as they say, and support the local club.    Bags can be dropped at the club house on 30th or contact any member or player and we will collect.

Lotto Results:      No Winner.   Winning Numbers. 10. 11. 21. 25.    Jackpot                      € 6,850.00

Lucky dips:       Denis Corcoran, C/o Seamus Murphy.   Joanne Meehan, Ballingarry.  Bernie O'Donovan, Kilfinny.

Lotto Result:    No. winner.   Winning Numbers.  6. 20. 21. 25.

Lucky Dips:      Mary King.   Pat Herlihy.   Peter Morrissey. 

Lotto Result:    No Winner.   Winning Nos.  11. 13. 21. 29.

Lucky Dips:      Karen O'Rourke, Croom.   Paul & Gary Murphy, Ballyagran.   Liam Houlihan, Stylepark.

​Thank you for your support.​  Tickets can be purchased from O'Gorman's shop, ​

​The Rock Bar and Hickey's Bar Croom.​

 

Match Results:

U12s Granagh 2  v AK Utd, 0 ... scorers Darragh O'Carroll and Sean O'Gorman.   U16s.  Ferry Rangers 1 Granagh Utd 5.  
Goals today from Sam Williams 2, Josh Lynch Raftery 2,  & Ryan Fitzgibbon 1. The boys pick up a massive 3 points on the road.   Well done to the entire squad.

 

CHILDREN'S CHOIR:

The children's choir will be singing at Mass on Saturday 30th September 2017.  
Practice on the night at 6.30pm.   Roisín looking forward to meeting up with everyone again and bring a friend with you.   All welcome !

 

 

HATHA YOGA:

Classes will  recommence with Eileen in the Community Centre, each Sunday from 1st October to 5th November, at 11.00am.   Class duration is 75mins, bring a mat and a cosy blanket.

 

 

HIP-HOP RETURNS:

Tuesday 3rd October, 6pm - 7pm.   Aishling will return to the Community Centre with classes for 7 - 13 yr olds.

 

REMEMBERING OUR DECEASED:

For the month of ​September,​  we remember our family, friends and neighbours, whose mortuary cards are displayed on the Church noticeboard:-  Sean & David Shine, Eileen & Bridie Moloney, Granagh.  Julia Brosnan, Mary Hartigan, Coolruss.   Nora Herlihy, Kingsland.   Philip Noonan, Kilmore.   Johnny Houlihan, Kilmacanearla.   Katherine Martin & Catherine O'Connor, Ballyguile.  Liam English, Lees Cross.   Arthur O'Leary, Castletown.   Ellen Sheehy, Croagh.   Kathleen Hayes & Patrick Power, Pallasgrean.    Tadhg O'Flynn, Ballingarry.   James Curtin, Foynes.   Patsy Fitzgibbon, England.

 

CONGRATULATIONS:

Liam and Geraldine Herlihy, Kingsland, won the Munster Farmyard of the Year competition, at the 2017 FBD National Awards, which was announced at the National Ploughing Championships in Offaly last week.

We remember Liam's mother, Nora, who was left to run the farm, while rearing a young family, after the death of her husband Tom.   They all got a good grounding in helping out with farm work.   Liam took over the running of the farm and then he met Geraldine.  As he said himself, ' she is as good if not better than himself ', so it is no wonder that they have successfully been building up the farm for the last thirty years.

They also run a fencing business and a hedge-cutting operation.  

Geraldine milks the cows every day and not only completes many of the day-to-day outside jobs, while also looking after all the household chores.  The old saying is quite true - " behind every good man is a great woman ".

Their children have also contributed to this success over the years, James is now a contractor, Leanne is doing her Leaving Cert and Daniel his Junior Cert.

Some of the points that helped to win the award - the farmyard is well designed with the focus on cow flow.   Liam is a firm believer of “a place for everything and everything in its place”.       There is a first aid kit and fire extinguisher in each tractor.       All silage plastic, metals and waste oil are recycled.                               Medicines and chemicals are stored in locked-up, designated areas.      There are clear written instructions available for anyone that might be working on the farm.    Congrats once again and keep up the good work.

 

CULTURE NIGHT:

Again, this year it was a great success, with a huge number of events in city and county.   Friars Gate Theatre held a most unusual event.   They invited Melissa Shiels, Costume Historian and Heritage expert to give a talk on a typical day in the life of a Georgian lady.   She was very entertaining and informative.

She also has a broad range of knowledge and skills relating to medieval crafts such as textile-spinning, dance, song, weaving and sewing.   She brings a range of historical periods to life - including Early Christian, Viking, Norman, Medieval, Tudor and Georgian. Melissa has collected an impressive array of historical artefacts - including weapons & armour, textiles, games, jewellery, books, and clothes from different periods of history.    These talks would be of great interest to schools or historical groups.   Further information - melissa.r.shiels@gmail.com

 

BABY NEWS:

Congratulations to Gráinne & Denis Noonan on the birth of their second baby, Adam, who arrived on Saturday 23rd, weighing in at 8lbs 8ozs.   Donnacha will only be delighted.

 

COLLECTION:

The Friends of St. Ita's Mass collection was taken up last weekend and a total of €240 was received in Granagh.   Sincere thanks to all those who contributed.

 

GIVE  BLOOD:​

The next opportunity to give blood will be on Thursday 12th Oct, 5pm - 8pm, at the South Court Hotel, Raheen.

 

EVENTS   DIARY:

Sat 30th Sept:       Clothes Collection, Granagh Utd.

Sun 1st Oct:          NCW Car Boot Sale, opposite Aldi.

Wed 4th Oct:         Bridge, beginners class at Woodlands. 087-2429463F

​ri 6th Oct:            Gala Concert for Pieta House, Ardagh Church, 8pm.

Sat 7th Oct:           Harvest Mass. 7pm.

Sat 7th                   Pink Ribbon Event, Ballyagran.

Tue 10th:               A.G.M. Granagh Development Assoc.

Thur 12th               National Women's Enterprise Day.                                             

13th -15th:             World BBQ Championships, Limerick

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