Knockainey/Lough Gur

CARD RESULTS: Winners with 10 games Mike O’Dwyer & Dano Murnane and with 9 games Brendan Bourke & Tommy O’Brien. Table Prizes: Deirdre Browne & William Corbett, Liam & Mary O’Riordan, Alec Hogan & Mary Sheehy, Jimmy O’Mahoney & Noel Ryan. Raffle: €50 Noel Ryan, €25 Mary Sheehy, €20 Eugene Grant, €10 Willie O’Connell, €10 Billy O’Mahoney, €10 Deirdre Bourke. Cards every Sunday night in Knockainey Community Centre at 8.30pm, all are welcome.

CARD RESULTS: Winners with 10 games Mike O’Dwyer & Dano Murnane and with 9 games Brendan Bourke & Tommy O’Brien. Table Prizes: Deirdre Browne & William Corbett, Liam & Mary O’Riordan, Alec Hogan & Mary Sheehy, Jimmy O’Mahoney & Noel Ryan. Raffle: €50 Noel Ryan, €25 Mary Sheehy, €20 Eugene Grant, €10 Willie O’Connell, €10 Billy O’Mahoney, €10 Deirdre Bourke. Cards every Sunday night in Knockainey Community Centre at 8.30pm, all are welcome.

PADRE PIO DEVOTIONS: will take place on Friday October 4th in Knockainey Parish Church, at 7pm with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Rosary, Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Confessions and First Friday Mass at 7.30pm.

KNOCKAINEY LADIES CLUB: will resume on Monday October 7th after the summer break with a night of music, song and dance, home baked refreshments and raffle. All are welcome to come along at 8pm in Knockainey Community Centre. The Club are pleased to announce for their next meeting on Monday October 21st renowned chef Carole Dollery form TV series “The Restaurant”, will do a cookery demonstration. This will surely be a night not to be missed.

KNOCKAINEY AFTERNOON TEA DANCE: will return on Sunday October 13th at 3pm with Eddie Keogh. All are welcome to come along to an evening of music, dance and home baked refreshments in Knockainey Community Centre. Look forward to meeting all our friends and perhaps a few new ones as well. Admission €5. Raffle on the evening.

UNISLIM CLASSES: will be held in Knockainey Community Centre on Thursdays 5.45 to 6.45pm commencing 5th September.

GATHERING CONCERT: a repeat performance of the Gathering Concert will take place on Friday October 4th in aid of Milford Hospice.

KNOCKAINEY GAA LOTTO: numbers drawn 5, 7, 14, 17. No jackpot winner. 4 x €20 winners; Michael Leo, Billy Leo, Eibhear O’Dea, Siobhan Kirby. Seller’s Prize - Maureen Kirby. Next week’s jackpot €4600.

THE RAMBLING HOUSE: will visit the HoneyFitz Theatre. Lough Gur on Thursday October 3rd at 8pm. Enjoy an evening of live music and entertainment. There is no charge for this event. Contact the Honeyfitz Theatre on 061 385186 for further information.

BRUFF BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: will take place from Thursday October 3rd to Sunday October 6th. The Bluegrass Bands taking part are; Tin Box Company, Woodbine, Bending the Strings, Knottypines String Band, Down ‘N’ Outs, Well Enough Alone. Thursday October 3rd - heats of the Morning Star Rose Competion at 8.00pm in Derry’s Bar, Friday October 4th Final of the Morning Star Rose Competition at 8.00pm in Clancy’s Bar. Saturday October 5th 10K Run - Longboat Memorial 50K Cycle, Live 95fm broadcast and Music in all pubs from 5pm. Sunday October 6th - Hillbilly Tractor Run - celebrity in association with Cliona’s Foundation - 11.00am sign in at Clancy’s Bar. Music from 2.00pm. Donkey Derby, Soap Box Derby and Fireworks Display at 8.00pm. For more information on what promises to be a great weekend contact Clancy’s Bar at 061 382488, Derry’s Bar at 061 382433 or by e-mail; clancysbar@yahoo.ie or bruff.bluegrass.festival@gmail.com

COUNTY LIMERICK YOUTH THEATRE: meet every Tuesday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm at the Honey Fitz Theatre in Lough Gur. New members are always welcome to join. For further information please phone Fiona Quinn on 086 8246915.

BASIC COMPUTER COURSE: Want to improve your employment prospects or update your computer skills? This course is just for you. Benefit 4 Computer Skills Scheme part funded by the Department of Communication, Energy & Natural Resources. 10 hours computer training for EUR20.00. (5 days x 2hrs). Topics covered include email, using the internet, safety and security, using internet video communications (Skype etc) and online services such as online banking, motor tax online etc. Courses commencing in Mobile IT, Main St, Bruree, Co Limerick on Wed 25th, Thurs 26th and Friday 27th Sept 2013. Various times available. For bookings please contact Anne Marie or Theresa in Mobile IT on 063 90952.

LOUGH GUR FUN HORSE/PONY RIDE: takes place on Saturday 12th October in Lough Gur with all proceeds going to local charities.. Participants will leave from the lakefront in Lough Gur at 12pm on this date. The inclusion fee is €50 per adult and €20 per child. Sponsorship cards are also available if you would like to become actively involved in raising much needed funds for the Lough Gur area. For further information please contact Deborah 086 0853059 on or Dee on 0868137188.

KNOCKAINEY AFC: Congratulations to ex Knockainey AFC player Johnny Tierney in making the Irish Squad for the upcoming Quadrangular Tournament to be held in Limerick. Johnny who now plays with Pike Rovers is joined in the 20 man panel by fellow Limerick players Shane Waters and Shane Clarke from Jamesboro. Republic of Ireland is in a group of Northern Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man. The full fixture list reads:Thursday October 3rd Republic of Ireland v Scotland, 3.00, Pike Club, Friday October 4th Republic of Ireland v Isle of Man, 1.30, Jamesboro, Saturday October 5th Northern Ireland v Republic of Ireland, Fairgreen, 3.00

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 8, 10, 13 and 22. Lucky dip winners 4x€20: Ciara Reidy Knockainey, Christy O’Riordan Knockainey, Dave Roche Lough Gur & Bernie Moloney Knockainey.. Seller’s prize €20: Adrienne O’Connell. The next draw will be held in Jack’s Bar, Knockainey on Friday 29th September for a jackpot prize of €4800. Tickets on sale from the usual outlets and also online at www.knockaineyafc.ie