Apr 20

Joan Roche 087-27157

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Joan Roche 087-27157

CARD RESULTS: Winners with 11 games D.J Ryan & Denis Walsh and with 10 games each Pat Reale & Carmel Quirke and Dolores Barry & Mary Clifford. Table Prizes: Ann O’Dwyer & Michael O’Leary, Deirdre Browne & Tom Sheehy, Peggy & Paddy Luddy, Nora & Pat Ryan. Raffle: EUR50 Liam O’Riordan, EUR25 D.J Ryan, EUR20 Deirdre Browne, EUR10 Mary Catherine Buckley, EUR10 Eugene Grant, EUR10 Dick Laffan.

CARD RESULTS: Winners with 11 games D.J Ryan & Denis Walsh and with 10 games each Pat Reale & Carmel Quirke and Dolores Barry & Mary Clifford. Table Prizes: Ann O’Dwyer & Michael O’Leary, Deirdre Browne & Tom Sheehy, Peggy & Paddy Luddy, Nora & Pat Ryan. Raffle: EUR50 Liam O’Riordan, EUR25 D.J Ryan, EUR20 Deirdre Browne, EUR10 Mary Catherine Buckley, EUR10 Eugene Grant, EUR10 Dick Laffan.

CAKE SALE: Knockainey N.S Parents Association are holding their Annual Cake Sale on Sunday April 21st in Community Centre Knockainey after 11.00am Mass, anyone wishing to donate home baking can drop to the hall before mass Your support would be most appreciated

KNOCKAINEY LADIES CLUB: next meeting Monday April 22nd at 8pm. All are welcome.

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.

LOUGH GUR PARENT & TODDLER GROUP: meet every Monday from 9.30am to 11am at the Honey Fitz Theatre. Parents and children are welcome to enjoy the spacious facility while enjoying a cup of tea and coffee. Toys are provided at the centre or bring your own to share with others.

LOUGH GUR N.S PARENTS ASSOCIATION: are holding a Spring Cake Sale on April 21st in the Honey Fitz following 10am Mass. For more information contact Michelle Dooley at 086 8795619.

OLD PHOTOGRAPHS 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. If anyone may be concerned about parting with their treasured mementos, Karl in the Community Office will be able to scan your photos while you wait and so you can bring them home with you straight away. The scanning process poses no risk to the photos. The Community Office is open from Tuesday to Thursday, 9.30am to 2.30pm and please feel free to drop in. Alternatively you can contact Carole Cleary at 086 3705219 or carolec35@yahoo.ie or Debbie Carroll at 087 6547105 or knockainey64@gmail.com

KNOCKAINEY TIDY TOWNS: will hold their annual church gate collection on sat 20th and sun 21st April. We would like to ask for donations of wooden pallets for composting and also we would like to build a bug hotel for the wildlife field. Contact any club member.

BOOTCAMP: every Saturday morning in Hospital soccer pitch at 10 am. All are welcome. For more info contact John on 0879115411

KNOCKAINEY AFC LOTTO: There was no winner of the lotto last week which was held in Dan O’Brien’s, Elton last Friday night. The numbers drawn were 7, 10, 14 and 16. Lucky dip winners 4xEUR20: Emer Quinlan NYC, Paddy Hughes Elton, Sharon Hogan Lough Gur & Eoghan Dore c/o Jack Lynch. Seller’s prize EUR20: Ann Hayes. The next draw will be held in Clarke’s Bar, Bruff on Friday 19th April for a jackpot prize of EUR3800. Tickets on sale from the usual outlets and also online at www.knockaineyafc.ie

SHAPE UP FOR SUMMER: A new fun 12 week weight loss group is starting on Monday 29th April at 7.30pm, in the Hospital Family Resource Centre. You will get helpful hints and advice, information on good nutrition and long term health. Go on- lets be ready for the sun, when it does arrive!! For more information or to book in, call Anna on 087 7917630.

KNOCKAINEY LADIES FOOTBALL: The registration and medal presentation night took place last Saturday 13th in the Community Centre. Awards for the most improved u10 , u12, u16 and minor player of the year were also presented. The recipients for the most improved players are as follows: u10-Catherine Donworth, u12- Katie Madden, u16- Megan Kellegher and Minor- Jean Cleary. For those who couldn’t make the registration night please contact the following managers for registration forms u10s John MacNamara- 086 8277622, u12s Julie Doherty-086 1967943, u14s Gloria Cunningham 087 9900410, Minors- John Hartnett 087 2783144

CHARITY 5KM RUN/WALK: On Saturday April 27th at 7.20 pm Friends of Limerick ‘73 will hold a charity 5 Km Run/Walk in Knockane, Pallasgreen. Runners EUR10 and walkers EUR5 with all proceeds going to

KNOCKAINEY AFC FESTIVAL: to celebrate our 20th year anniversary by holding a fun and jam-packed festival the June bank holiday weekend to celebrate youth, sport and community in our area. We have come together with Bruff Rugby Club who has offered us the use of their excellent facilities for the weekend. 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.