May 18

Pauline Walsh

Reporter:

Pauline Walsh

Sympathie:s To the family and friends of Donal Walsh, Tralee who died peacefully last Sunday.

Sympathie:s To the family and friends of Donal Walsh, Tralee who died peacefully last Sunday.

First communion date: Knocklong Saturday 18th May. Congratulations to Danielle, Darragh, Leah, Nathan, Niall, Shane and Paige who received their First Holy Communion in Glenbrohane recently.

National Board for Safeguarding Children: A safeguarding Children Review of practices in the Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly by the National Board for Safeguarding Children takes place on 20th – 22nd May 2013. Any survivors of abuse, who have not made a report, are invited to come forward to the Gardaí, the HSE, or the Designated Person in the Diocese: Bill Meagher 086-0368999

Holidays for the not so young: in thetower hotel ballybunion from august 17th to 23rd. Cost €180 including transport to and from. Contact Eileen Fitzpatrick 06253160 or Maura Creed 06253214

Whist Card results: winners Mary Raleigh, Hannie Lee. Raffle winners Emma Raleigh, Kit Lynch and Hannie Lee. Game continues each Friday night at Cleeve House at 8 pm

Managing exame time in the home: (for parents only) Speakers Gerry Rafferty and Mairin McDermott from “Personal Milestones” Ballylanders will give talk on coping mechanisms’ in Glenbrohane Hall on Tuesday 21st of May from 8pm-10pm. free admission voluntary donation to PIETA House.

Glenbrohane monthly card game: resists’ from game 26th April 1st prize, with 10 games Mike Barry and Paddy Burke. 2nd prize with 9games Pat Raleigh and Jim Murphy 3rd prize Helen O’Brien, Dom Fitzgerald and Séanie Hanley. Table Prizes Mossie McCarthy and John Lyons, Tom Sheerin and Conor Fox, Gerry Leahy and Tom Davern, Ann Cleary and Joan O’Brien, Larry English and Mary English, George Fox and Ann Crawford. Raffle winners: Dom Fitzgerald, Lar Hennebry, Mike Barry and Séanie Hanley. Many thanks for the support on the night.

See you all for our next monthly card game on Friday May 31st at 9pm in Glenbrohane Hall

Little Scholars Knocklong Montessori school: Knockarron enrolling and open day Saturday 18th May from 10:30am – 12:00pm. Limited places for further details contact Kay: 0877837653: Summer Camp details to be revealed soon so WATCH THIS SPACE

KDA: Bonus ball winners (35) Mary Harty and Mary Moloney. Check us out on www.knocklong.net

Tidy Towns Knocklong and ELTON: Judging begins on June 1st to August 31st. Volunteers needed for Monday litter picking evenings in May 7pm to 8pm Knocklong. Elton is setting up Tidy Towns group to continue the good work. For more details contact Mag on 0879924001.These are our villages let’s keep them special and be proud of the areas. .cleaning outside your own place will make a tremendous difference thank you.

KNOCKLONG Hall Calendar

Thursdays: Parent/Guardian/Carer & New Baby/ Toddler group10:00 a.m. to 11:30am. €3 per family group.

class’ by sandra 0894769230 €6 – 6.30 pm – 7.30pm Hip Hop for 4-9yr olds - 7.30 pm 8.30pm Hip Hop for 10-17 yr olds – only ten sessions to break up which means 10 hours of new routines song and fun

Garrispilane Bord Na NÓg: underage hurling training Monday evenings 6:45pm – 7:45pm

Garryspillane G.A.A.: Lotto 3-7-17-23 no winner jackpot now €6,800. Fixtures – 1st round Limerick County Senior Hurling Championship- Garryspillane v Croom Friday 10th May in Kilmallock. – please support

Knocklong Glenbrohane Annual: 22nd Charity Cycle -took place last Saturday. Thank you to all the cyclists, collectors, safety crew, caters, Medics and others who made the trip to Killarney return to Knocklong. This is the 22nd charity cycle and this year’s charities to benefit are Pieta House, IHPCT, and Cancer Care Midwest Region. Please return your sponsorship cares and money as quickly as possible. Once again congratulations on making the trip and continuing the good work.

Knocklong community alert: if you would like to receive text alerts please Joe Moloney 0879136882 or Joe Johnson 0878040532

HOST FAMILIYS WANTED: Kind responsible families wanted to look after Spanish, French and German teenagers during the summer holidays, please contact oreganjane@eircom.net for more information

Afternoon Tea Dance: in aid of Knockainey Tidy Towns at Knockainey Community Centre on Sunday 19th May 3-pm. Music by Mike Regan, Great Raffle prizes with refreshments served. Admission €5

KNOCKAINEY AFC FESTIVAL 2013: 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 their excellent facilities.

Program of Events for the Weekend

Friday 31st May  Jimmy Buckley & his Band, Doors open at 8:30pm

Saturday 1st June 1pm: 5km Fun Run/Walk & 10km Run. Registration from 12pm. 2pm: Family Fun Day. 8pm: Poker Classic

Sunday 2nd June 1pm: Food/Craft Fair. 3pm: Monster Bingo €2,000 Jackpot

9pm: Parish Social with music by Nightfall & friends

Monster raffle running all weekend with the draw on Sunday night at 10pm

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.