JT McNamara Fund: On Sunday, October 27, Limerick Harriers are organising a benefit point-to-point at Lemonfield, Crecora. All proceeds will go to the JT McNamara Benefit fund. His friends and all horse racing followers throughout the country wish John Thomas McNamara the best of luck in his continued recovery. Admission is €10 each (donation).
Hurling: Granagh/Ballingarry senior hurling panel will face the famed Patrickswell team in the county cup final at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday, October 6. Throw-in is at 1.45pm.
Soccer: Granagh United youths are the current leaders in Division Two of the Desmond League. They beat Newcastle West on a 6-2 scoreline. The junior side also caught attention with a 3-0 result against Glin Rovers in the Reidy Cup last weekend. The schoolboy teams are also showing great early season form in their respective divisions. U12s beat Newcastle West 4-1 this week, with scores from Ronan Geary, Sean Murphy and Eoin Enright.
The local soccer club lottery jackpot was €15,200 is on offer this week. Tickets are €2 each and are available from O’Gorman’s Petrol Station, Rock Bar, Hickey’s Bar, Bennis’ Bar, or from the local soccer promoters.
Benefit night for Stephen: A benefit night for Stephen O’Halloran will take place at Bulgaden Castle on Friday, October 11, where admission is by ticket only. They are available locally in Bruree Village for €10 each. There will be bands and entertainments on the night.
Granagh Development AGM: The local development group held their AGM on Monday last week. Officers election was as follows: Chairperson, Mike O’Regan; Vice Chairperson, John Bennett; Secretary, Eileen Power; Treasurer, Anne Hickey; Assistant, Anne Fitzgibbon; PRO, Mary O’Regan; Ballyhoura delegates, John Bennett, Martin Carroll and Liam Houlihan.
Rambling House: The next trad music get-together in the Maigueside venue of Bruree is on Friday, October 4. Both performers and audience from everywhere have been invited by the Sportsfield Development committee in Bruree, and Granagh Irish night promoter John O’Riordan, who has been invited to act as MC. Plus, traditional music played on a unique variety of instruments is included; harp, concertina, accordion, fiddle, guitar, flute, harmonica, etc.