May 18

Joan Roche 087-27157

Reporter:

Joan Roche 087-27157

CARD RESULTS: winners with 10 games each Sean Madden & Martin Troy and D.J. Ryan & Denis Walshe. Table Prizes: Norita Winters & Joe O’Meara, Deirdre Browne & Tom Sheehy, Kathleen Barry & Moira Winters, John Clancy & Tommy Riordan. Raffle: EUR50 Mary O’Riordan, EUR25 Deirdre Browne, EUR20 Mary Sheedy, EUR10 Anna Slattery, EUR10 Tony Barry, EUR10 Mary O’Riordan. Cards every Sunday night at 8.30pm in Knockainey Community Centre. All are welcome.

CARD RESULTS: winners with 10 games each Sean Madden & Martin Troy and D.J. Ryan & Denis Walshe. Table Prizes: Norita Winters & Joe O’Meara, Deirdre Browne & Tom Sheehy, Kathleen Barry & Moira Winters, John Clancy & Tommy Riordan. Raffle: EUR50 Mary O’Riordan, EUR25 Deirdre Browne, EUR20 Mary Sheedy, EUR10 Anna Slattery, EUR10 Tony Barry, EUR10 Mary O’Riordan. Cards every Sunday night at 8.30pm in Knockainey Community Centre. All are welcome.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: takes place every Wednesday in Knockainey

Church from 10.30 to 11.30am and from 6pm to 8pm. A petition box has

been placed on the table at the back of the Church, everyone is invited to place their petitions in the box which will be placed at the foot of the altar during weekly Adoration and the petitions therein will be included in prayers offered during Adoration.

KNOCKAINEY LADIES CLUB: has organised an evening in Bruree Garden. Centre on Monday May 20th leaving Knockainey Community Centre at 6.30pm. If anyone needs transport contact Mary at 087 6257673. We are also organising a day trip to Middleton and surrounding areas with dinner and dance in Vienna Woods Hotel for Wednesday June 12th anyone interested in travelling contact May at 087 6257673.

PUBLIC ROSARY: at Our Lady’s Grotto each Tuesday evening at 7.30pm for the month of May beginning on Tuesday May 7th. Come along and join in prayer for the parish

CONGRATULATIONS: and well done to airead Ryan, Kilballyowen who was part of the Limerick camogie team who marked their return to the top tier of the Irish Daily Star Camogie League with comfortable victory in the Division 2 final against Kildare.

BOOTCAMP CLASSES: in Knockainey Community Centre every Tuesday and Thursday from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. Pay as you go EUR5 per class. All level of fitness welcome. Contact Brid at 087 4199615 for further information.

KNOCKAINEY TIDY TOWNS: will host an afternoon tea dance in knockainey community centre on Sunday 19th may from 3-6pm. Music by Mike Regan, admission EUR5 great raffle also.

OLD PHOTOS WANTED:. Do you have old photos of Knockainey people, places or events? We are looking to gather as many of these as possible with a view to launching a book at our Village Festival in June. The Community Office is open from Tuesday to Thursday, 9.30am to 2.30pm. Please feel free to drop in with your photos. We will be able to scan them while you wait and so you can bring them home with you straight away. Alternatively you can contact Carole Cleary at 086-3705219.

KNOCKAINEY AFC LOTTO: There was no winner of the lotto last week which was held in Reardon’s Bar, Holycross last Friday night. The numbers drawn were 3, 10, 15 and 24. Lucky dip winners 4xEUR20: Celine Barrett Bruff, Tom Gourey Knockainey, John O’Connell Bruff & Fr. Holmes Knockainey. Seller’s prize EUR20: Dan O’Brien Elton. The next draw will be held in Jack Lynch’s Bar, Knockainey on Friday 17th May for a jackpot prize of EUR4000. Tickets on sale from the usual outlets and also online at www.knockaineyafc.ie

KNOCKAINEY AFC FESTIVAL: Knockainey AFC is celebrating its 20 year anniversary by holding a Festival this June bank holiday weekend to celebrate youth, sport and community. We have come together with Bruff Rugby Club to use there excellent facilities. Tickets are now on sale for the main attraction Jimmy Buckley & his band on May 31st in the marquee at Bruff RFC. Please call the ticket office to book your tickets on 086-1553449 or check out www.knockaineyafc.ie for more festival details.

LOUGH DERG PILGRIMAGE: Abbey Coaches are running bus on Saturday June 1st for three day pilgrimage also on Tuesday July 2nd and Friday July 26th with pick up in Limerick City. Cost is EUR120 which includes bus, boat, accommodation, and refreshments on the island. Further details from Maurice at 061 382019.