CARDS RESULTS: winners with 9 games Noel Ryan & Jimmy O’Mahoney and with 8 games each Kathleen Barry & Moira Winters, Eugene Grant & Dick Laffan, Chrissie O’ Sullivan & Brendan O’Brien. Table Prizes; Willie O’Mahoney & Tony Barry, Nora & Pat Ryan, Norita Winters & Joe O’Meara, Mary & Liam Riordan. Raffle: €50 Ann Murphy, €25 Willie O’Mahoney, €20 Tommy O’Riordan, €10 Mary Catherine B uckley, €10 Brendan O’Brien, €10 Peggy Luddy.
AFTERNOON TEA DANCE: in Knockainey Community Centre on Sunday March 10th at 3pm. Music by Liam O’Sullivan. Dancing from 3pm to 6pm. Adm EUR5. Tea and homemade scones will be served. Come along and enjoy a great evening’s entertainment.
KNOCKAINEY LADIES CLUB: Annual dinner will take place at Bulgaden Castle on Monday March 11th at 7.30pm. All are welcome, contact Mary at 087 6257673. Next meeting will take place on Monday March 25th at 8pm sharp. Shelia Murphy, chef will do a cookery demonstration on this night. All are welcome both members and non members.
KNOCKAINEY GAA LOTTO: Numbers drawn 18, 18, 21, 23. No jackpot winner. 4 x €20 winners, Mary Bagnall, Eamon Ryan, Kieran Madden, Joan Lynch. Seller’s prize - John Leo. Next week’s jackpot €1600.
FANTASY CHELTENHAM: Knockainey GAA club are running a Top Tipster Competition for the upcoming Cheltenham Festival. A must for all racing enthusiasts or anyone who wants to support the club. Prize money is EUR3000. Entry EUR50. For more information contact Michael Walsh 087 9737431, Pat Moloney 087 2786896, Nigel Finch 087 2628241, Seamus Whelan 087 1512400 or any player.
RUNNING CLUB: starting Friday 8th of March at 6pm (approx for 45mins to 1 hour). Location: Honey Fitz Theatre Lough Gur; Duration: 8 weeks; Cost: €5 per class. Description: Fun Run for all levels with focus on improving your general level of fitness!!. If interested contact John on 0894940026”
KNOCKAINEY TIDY TOWNS: held its AGM on Thursday 28th February in the Community Centre, the Officers and Committee members for 2013 are as follows: Chairperson: Tom Carroll Vice- Martin Cleary, Secretary: Debbie Carroll, Asst- Geraldine O Sullivan, Treasurer: Noreen O’ Leary, Asst: Patricia Lonergan, PRO: Breda Donworth, Asst: Joan Donworth. Committee: Mike Hurley, Betty Gainey, Carole Cleary, John Lonergan, Mary O’ Grady, Daniel Teahan, Fr Liam Holmes, Jimmy Whelan, Marie Boyle. We would like to thank most sincerely Mike Hurley who stepped down as Chairperson, Mike has made a huge contribution to our group holding the position of Chairperson since its formation 3 years ago.
THE GATHERING CONCERT: will take place the end of June 2013 in Knockainey Community Centre. A meeting will be held in the Community Centre to discuss this event on Friday 8th March at 8:30pm. If you would like to take part in anyway either by singing, dancing, poetry or background help please come along on the 8th or contact Nancy Wheeler, Mike Cleary , Patricia Lonergan or Debbie Carroll
KNOCKAINEY GAA JUVENILE CLUB: are elighted to inform you that Feile Na nGael 2013 Hurling is coming to Limerick on the 5th, 6th and 7th July. Our Juvenille Club was chosen to host a team for this competition. In order for the club to participate in the Feile, we need fifteen families to accommodate two players per house for two nights (Friday July 5th and Saturday July 6th). This promises to be a great weekend of hurling for our county and club. For families interested in hosting players please contact Mike Burke at 087 9590105, Roger Lonergan at 086 5499043 or Siobhan Burke at 087 2957480.
KNOCKAINEY AFC LOTTO: There was no winner of the lotto last week which was held in Clarke’s Bar Bruff last Friday night. The numbers drawn were 3, 20, 21 and 22. Lucky dip winners 4x€20: Pat Enright Bruff, Anne Hurley Knockainey, Terry Ring Lough Gur & Tom Dooley Bruff. Seller’s prize €20: Adrienne O’Connell.
EMLY VARIETY PLAYERS: present John Murphy’s Three Act Play “The Country Boy” on Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd March and Sat 9th & Sunday 10th March in Halla Naoimh Ailbhe, Emly, at 8.15 nightly.