BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS AT ANGLESBORO WEEKLY 45 DRIVE GAME: First of all heartiest congratulations to Wille O’Mahony of Ballyfaskin on the celebration of his recent birthday. Willie is a great supporter of Anglesboro cards. A real community man, Willie is a lively, energetic and always sees the positive side of life. He is very involved in the Community of Ballylanders and is an avid attendee and organiser at Our Lady Day Care Centre in Ballylanders. He truly deserved the cake and little celebration that was put on for him at the recent card game. May God bless you with good health and happiness Willie, from all your friends in Anglesboro. Card results are as follows; 1st prize: Tomas Hanley and Damien Peters. 2nd prize: Mick Kearney and Anthony Hanrahan. Table prizes: Larry English and Sean Hanley. Moss Hanley and Eddie Moriarty and Mickey Cleary and Marian Egan. Raffle: 1st prize: Nora O’Donnell. 2nd prize: Willie O’Mahony and 3rd prize: Mary Hyland. Cards - every Tuesday night in Anglesboro at 8.30pm. Cards proceeds go towards the maintenance of the Hall and your support would be greatly appreciated.
KILBEHENNY WEEKLY BINGO: €20: Patricia Nugent, Bridie Murphy, Tess Casey, Christy Roche, Betty Slattery, Batt Power, Ann Gardiner, divide; Nancy Condon and Pat O’Brien. Mary Piggott. €30: Bobby Gardiner. €40: Una McGrath, Helen Prendergast, Nancy Condon, Ann Piggott, Bridie Gallahue, Nancy Condon, Mary Galvin, divide; Sheila O’Donnell and June Price. €50: Bridie Macken. €100: Kathleen Dinan. Raffle: 1st prize €30: Mary Doherty. 2nd prize: €20: Joan Power and 3rd prize: €10: Betty Crotty. Free books – small Pat Hennessy and large – Kay Russell. Monthly sheet: €100: Joan Morrissey. €250: divide; Martina Finn and Tom Gallagher. Bingo every Sunday night at 8.30pm. Next monthly sheet is on Sunday 1st December.
SPECIAL FRIENDS “45”: It has come around to that time of year again for Foulke Fitzgeralds annual card game in aid of Special Friends. It will be held on this Sunday November 17 in Kilbehenny Community Centre at 2.30pm. This is the fourth year of the running of this very popular event which receives huge support with great sponsored prizes and refreshments. After entertainment will take place in Dan Casey’s Bar. This is definitely and occasion to be marked in your diary.
SAND BUCKET THEATRE: Starting on Monday November 11 the Sand Bucket Theatre Company are holding drama shills classes in Kilbehenny Community Centre. Junior classes commence from 2-3 pm. Senior infants to second class will have their session on 3.16pm to 4.15pm. and 3rd to 6th class will meet from 4.30pm to 5.30pm. The cost of attendance per child is €5 per child. Family concessions are available. To book your childs place please contact (086) 0780297 or log onto www.sandbuckettheatre.com.
KILBEHENNY CELTIC F.C: The lotto jackpot has now reached a whopping €5,700 in their fortnightly draw. Tickets are just €2 each and are available from local outlets.
CHRISTMAS FAIR SALE FUNDRAISER: The sale of work in Anglesboro organised by Marion Egan and friends in aid of Galtee Gaels Club na n-Og turned out to be a marvellous success. The clothes present for sale, donated by people were mostly designer and in excellent condition. Toys, kids clothes and brick a brac were top class. The local Anglesboro National School Parents Council were on site selling their handcrafted Christmas cards. The sale commenced at 2pm with a large crowd waiting to savor the delights of all of the once loved goods and items. A fabulous selection of home baked buns, cakes and tarts were available for sale. Ann Quane and her team dished out hot tea with a selection of jammy creamy buns and mouth watering goodies for young and old to enjoy. The day turned out to be a huge success and had something for all ages. Well done Marian and Co!
FUN RUN: Mary Hogan is busy organising for Sunday November 17, when Anglesboro National School Parents Council, with Mary’s help has organised a 5k run/walk. This will commence at the Community Hall at 12 noon. Sponsorship cards are available from Mary. Light refreshments will be served in the Community Hall afterwards.
G.A.A: The curtain came down on the playing field for Galtee Gaels G.A.A Club with the finals of the parish league on Bank Holdiay Monday for the Paudie Moloney and Maurice English Memorial Cups. There was a great turnout of children from U-12 down the U-9 cup was presented to winning Captain Leah Quane by John Moloney. The Maurice English cup was presented to U-12 winning captain Evan Mulcahy by Patrick English. Club na n-Og Chairman Ger Condon thanked all for their great turnout on a cold ay and thanked all for their work for the Club during the year. Everyone is looking forward to the medal presentation, which will take place shortly. The Annual General Meeting of the adult club will take place in the dressing rooms on Friday December 13. The final draw in the County Development Draw will take place on FridayDecember 6, so all promoters are requested to get their monies up to date before the 6th. Congratulations are due to our neighbours Mitchelstown, who won the Cork County Junior Football Championship on Sunday last. This is their first Junior Title since 1961, also congratulations to Ballyporeen, who won the Tipperary County Intermediate Football Title recently. Congratulations must go to Ballygiblin hurlers, who recently celebrated the winning of their first North Cork hurling title since 1963. Well done to all involved.
PARISH MISSION: The Parish Mission has commenced in both churches since last weekend. Saturday night in Anglesboro kicked off with a harvest community thanksgiving mass. Prayers of the faithful at this mass focused on giving thanks for the wonderful year of weather which enabled farmers to harvest the crops and fodder for the winter. As this is the month of November the dead were remembered especially as were community volunteers for their dedicated work every year in the community. From Monday 9th November to Friday November 15 morning masses and mission sermons are at 9.30am. Evening liturgies and mission sermons are at 7.30pm in both churches. The mission team of Fr. Aiden Galvin, Fr. Sean Farrell and Mr. Thady O’Connor of the Vincentian Order are an excellent mix from Kerry, Dublin and the North. Congratulations to parish priest Fr. Dick Kelly P.P and the congregations on what is so far an excellent mission. The mission has a penitential service on Thursday night in Anglesboro and Wednesday night in Kilbehenny. The mission will come to a close on Friday night.
“BLING BLING” FASHION SHOW: The Galtee Gaels Bling Bling Fashion Show tickets are on sale for the show which will happen in Anglesboro Hall on Friday 15th November. The show will start at 8.45pm – which is later, due to the mission. Tickets are on sale from participating shops and local ticket sellers. This is a hugely popular fashion show – now in it’s fifth year – and tickets are selling rapidly already. Your support would be greatly appreciated.