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NEARLY AGM TIME:










Tuesday 10th October @ 8pm; Granagh Dev. Assoc welcome you to Attend.



CHURCH NEWS:

At Mass last weekend, the first anniversary of Jim Kelly, Kilmore was remembered.

Thought for the Week; ' The greatest threat to our Planet, is the belief that someone else will Save it.'

Folk Choir: Dates for singing, Sundays - 8th Oct, 5th Nov (Bereavement Mass 7pm), 10th Dec, 24th & 25th Dec.


REMEMBERING OUR DECEASED:

For the month of September, we lovingly remember our family, friends and neighbours, whose mortuary cards are displayed on the Church noticeboard:- Sean & David Shine, Eileen & Bridie Moloney & Jimmy Stapleton, Granagh. Julia Brosnan & Mary Hartigan, Coolruss. Nora Herlihy, Kingsland. Philip Noonan & Jim Kelly, Kilmore. Johnny Houlihan, Kilmacanearla. Katherine Martin & Catherine O'Connor, Ballyguile. Mary Ita Twomey, Kilatal. 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.


MUSIC in LISKENNETT:

Sun 1st Oct: 3.00pm; Have you got your tickets for 'The Liam O'Connor Show', with Special Guest, ** Brian Kennedy **. Along with the ‘ Liskennettes’, plus lots more Entertainment. It's always a wonderful evening of entertainment. Funds raised from this concert will help cover the cost of purchasing Hay for the Horses and Ponies, this Winter. Taking place in the Indoor Area at Liskennett Farm, V35X242.


MOTOR CLUB:

30th Sept & 1st Oct. Limerick Motor Club are running the Irish Hillclimb and Sprint Championship in Ballingarry. Just to note, local roads will be closed for the duration of the event. Chawkes cross to Lees cross from 07.00 to 18.30 and Lees cross to Ballingarry 08.30 to 18.30.


CLASSES:

Yoga classes beginning in Feenagh Hall on the 28th September. 7- 8pm; Basic yoga/beginner friendly.

8.10- 9.45; Exploratory yoga, prior experience needed. For further info, contact Terry on 087-2578014 or see

www.warriorwavesyoga.ie

Pilates classes will be beginning in Ballingarry Hall on Tuesday 3rd Oct, for ten weeks. Two classes, Easy at 6.30pm or Harder at 7.30.


SPLIT-the-BUCKET:

Granagh/Ballingarry Camogie club's fundraiser takes place every two weeks, with buckets in O'Gormans and the Rock Bar. To enter the draw, in the Shop, simply pop €2 into the envelopes provided and write down your name and number. You can also enter online, see the Club's page or Granagh.com. The total amount of money collected will be determined by a count prior to the draw being made, with the total amount split 50:50 between the person whose name is on the envelope and Granagh Ballingarry Camogie Club.

The draw will be recorded live at the designated location to ensure full transparency and broadcast on Facebook & Instagram. Next draw, Friday 29th.

Mike O'Brien Tournament: Sat 30th, at 1pm, GAA Field. A big day for the juvenile teams who will be out showcasing their camogie skills. U6s will be taking on Crecora. U8s will be donning their parish colours and taking on their teammates in a parish league. U10s will be taking on Ballyagran and St.Ailbes. U11s and U12s will also be taking on Crecora.


RECYCLING:

I see that old pillows and fibre filled Duvets are being collected in Newcastle West. These aren't recyclable so it is a handy way of reusing them. Also, they are accepting unwanted candles, which they also recycle. Can be dropped into the corner shop, 'Fit for You' opposite the Church, any day between 11am and 5pm.


NCW- FILM CLUB:

Friday 6th October. Desmond Complex, 8pm. “Róise & Frank” presented in association with the Éigse Michael Hartnett Literary & Arts Festival. You will be charmed by this eccentric Irish language comedy drama. A warm hearted tale about a woman who believes that a stray dog is the reincarnation of her dead husband.

€8.00 per screening, card payments accepted, refreshments available. No booking necessary, just arrive on the night. All our screenings have an over 18 entry requirement.


DRAMA:

Kilmallock; October 5th – 8th, 12th, 13th & 15th at 8pm. Friars Gate; A night of comedy to look forward to with 'Inspector Drake and the Black Widow '. Taking part are Marylee Stapleton and Liam Houlihan. When oil tycoon John Johnson is found with a huge sword in his back, it looks like a straightforward case of dying illegally. But things in Drake’s world are never as they seem. Why was Johnson badly disguised as his own wife? Why had he eaten a tortoise? And why do all the women in the house look similar? Booking at www.friarsgate.ie or ring 063-98727.


NIGHT CLASSES:

Desmond College, Newcastle West announced their Autumn courses. Drawing & Painting. Machine Sewing for Beginners. Sign Writing for Beginners. Fun with Jewellery for Beginners. Cooking & Baking. Apple iPad Course.

Registration was held Tuesday 26th but you can still get your name in as they need minimum numbers to run classes. Contact 069-62205 or website www.desmondcollege.ie

Charleville College: Day Courses:- Nail Technology with Make-Up. Personal Training with Sports Coaching. Retail Practice. Special Needs Assistant. Healthcare Assistant. Business and Computers. Night Classes will be advertised in November, to begin in January.


UPCOMING EVENTS:

Wed 27th Sept: Give Blood. Longcourt Hotel, 16.50-20.10.

Fri 29th; Glorách Theatre; In his one-man show "Jon Kenny in Words, Lies & Songs".

Sat 30th; 11am - 1.30; Civic Centre, Croom; Garden Talk with Ted Riordan of Bruree Garden Centre.

5th-15th Oct: Friars Gate; 'Inspector Drake & The Black Widow' - Kilmallock Drama Society.

5th -7th Oct: Joyce Brothers Music Festival, Kilfinane & Ballyhoura Walking Festival.

Fri 27th Oct; F. Gate; Halloween Kids Film - Hocus Pocus - 2pm - FREE.


DID YOU KNOW:

25th Sept,1926: Henry Ford announces an 8 hour, 5-day work week for workers at the Ford Motor Company.

26th Sept, 1949: Old 'Hollywoodland' sign torn down, replaced with just 'Hollywood'.

27th Sept, 1937: 1st Santa Claus Training School opens (Albion NY).

28th Sept,1928: Alexander Fleming discovers Penicillin.

29th Sept,1961: Bob Dylan's 1st recording session, playing harmonica.

30th Sept,1950: Radio's "Grand Ole Opry" is broadcast on TV for first time








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