ADARE SENIOR CAMOGIE: The Adare Senior Camogie Team have reached another County Final (their third in four years) with a great performance last Sunday against a fancied Galbally outfit. Having beaten Bruff in the 1/4 final by 2pts, we then beat Galbally 5-08 to 2-14 in the semi’s. We will now play Newcastlewest in the Senior B Final on Sunday 13 of October. These girls are also looking for sponsorship as they attempt to climb Mount Brandon in Kerry on Saturday 26 October, all funds raised will go to the running costs of our Club from U8s right up.
COUNTY SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS FINAL: Good luck to Adare in the County Finals this Sunday against Na Piarsaigh, bring the cup home boys!
ADARE HISTORICAL SOCIETY: Adare Historical Society begins the winter series of lectures on Tuesday 15 October at 8.30pm in Adare Heritage Centre. The title of our first lecture is “The medieval castles and tower houses of Limerick including the history of Adare Castle”. The speaker on the night will be Joseph Lennon. We welcome all members old and new!
MASS READERS AND EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS: Readers Saturday, Catherine Noonan, Sunday, 9.30am Pat Morrissey, 11.30am John Hanna. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday, Breda Healy and Margaret Lane, Sunday 9.30am Margaret O’Doherty, 11.30am Ann Keohane and Margaret Clifford.
ADARE PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP: The Adare Parent and Toddler group is held upstairs in the Heritage Centre every Friday at 10.15am. They meet at 10.15 until 12.15 to facilitate those who have to collect children from playschool. They would like to issue a special invitation to all parents of children from 0-5 to come and join us on Friday mornings, especially Dads, childminders and grandparents minding children in this age group. If you are expecting your first baby and would like some advice and a chat please do come along. The cost is €3 per family and includes tea, coffee, biscuits and treats for the toddlers! For further information please contact Caroline on 061 602878.
ADARE VILLAGE HALL: Adare Village Hall has lots of new classes starting again, please keep checking back here for more details in the coming weeks. Monday 8-9pm Full Body Workout with liz 087 6112721- all welcome, Tuesday 9.30am - 10.30am Zumba with Catriona 087 2666060, Tuesday 11.30 am - 12.30 pm ladies badminton, Wednesday 7-8pm twin dragon karate with Matt 086 8744423, Tuesday 7-8pm Herbelife with Kristy (front room) 086 1561847, Thursday 6pm -7.30pm Hopkins school of Irish dancing all ages welcome 087 6451656. Furniture Auction on Saturday 12 October, call Pat O’Donovan 087 9977340 for further details.
WELLNESS WORKSHOP: The Limerick Federation of the ICA are holding a full day training session at the Day Care Centre, Drombanna on October 12 from 9.30 am to 5pm. Such sessions are being held countrywide by SOS, that is ‘Suicide or Survive’, aimed at promoting good mental health and combating negative and destructive psychological conditions. This course is free but pre-booking is essential on a first come, first served basis. Please contact Noeleen at Lo Call 1890 577 577 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ADARE COMMUNITY OFFICE: The Adare Community Office is now up and running and currently updating its data base of clubs and services in the village. Opening hours at present are 10am to 4pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. If your club or organisation would like to be included in this data base or your details updated please call in or email email@example.com . Check out our website http://adarecommunitycouncil.wordpress.com/ for regular updates and current events.
ADARE ACTIVE RETIREMENT: Adare Active Retirement hold Bowling every Tuesday 3pm to 5pm at Embury Close Hall.
LIMERICK COUNTY A.A. MEETINGS:There is a closed meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A) in the C.B.S National School,Rathkeale Rd, Adare every Sunday night at 8:30 for anyone who might think they have a problem with alcohol or who need help to stop drinking. Limerick County A.A can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 087- 9313134.
PARISH WEBSITE: www.adareparish.ie has news of the parish, schools, marriage information, etc. It is a very comprehensive website with a lot of local parish information. There will also be a virtual tour of the church upon completion of the restoration project.
ADARE MARKET: Adare County Market is held every Saturday from 10am to 2pm in front of the Village Hall. There are a wide variety of artisan, homemade goods for sale which including Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, Home Baking, Handknits, Handmade Greeting Cards and Jewellery, Free Range Eggs, Homemade Jams (Seasonal), Handmade Crafts including an Alterations Service. We look forward to seeing you there. If you are interested in having a stall at the market please contact Hugh Doherty at the fresh Fruit and Vegetable stall where he will give you an application form.