Askeaton/ballysteen community council lotto: The jackpot was not won. The numbers drawn were 3, 10, 16 and 28. The lucky dip winnners were Liam Hernon c/o A Goggin; Siobhan Sachdev c/o U McCarthy; B Edwards c/o J McCarthy; Jim Casey c/o J McCarthy and Mary Casey c/o J McCarthy. Next week’s jackpot is €2,500 and the venue is Cagney’s
Ballysteen lotto: The jackpot was not won. The numbers drawn were 1, 4, 19 and 25. The lucky dip winners were Bridget Sheahan c/o P McDonagh; Josie Wilmott c/o D Sheir; Mary Shier c/o D Shier and Neville’s c/o J Neville. Next week’s jackpot is €4,600 and the venue is Downes
Askeaton gaa lotto: The jackpot was not won. The numbers drawn were 5, 25, 27 and 28. The lucky dip winners were Michael McCarthy c/o Larry Meade; Eileen O’Connor c/o Peg Kenny; P O’Connell c/o Kevin Sheahan; Patrick Power c/o Sean Moran and the promoters prize went to Larry Meade. Next week’s jackpot is €7,900 and the venue is Top of the Town.
Church gate collection: Sr Consilio Fitzgerald of Cuan Mhuire, Bruree House will be holding her annual church gate collection in Askeaton and Ballysteen this weekend. Any support will be very much appreciated in these hard times.
Rosary: During the month of May, the Rosary will be recited every evening at 7.15 at the Shrine, St Mary’s Terrace.
Cul Camp: the annual Cul Camp will be held Monday, August 12 to 16. The Cul Camp is for children age 6 to 13 and will help children learn GAA skills in a fun child-friendly environment. Places can be booked online at www.kelloggsculcamp.ie.
Daffodil day: We would like to thank everyone who supported Daffodil Day which was held at the SuperValu in Askeaton on March 22. They raised €2,100.
Congratulations: a big congulations to all the boys and girls from Askeaton NS who received their First Holy Communion in St Mary’s Church last Saturday.
Coláiste Mhuire: TY Musical: Rehearsals continue for the TY Musical Momma Mia Here we go again .... The show which is directed by Miriam Ball will take place in the Community Centre, Askeaton on Thursday, 23rd and Friday, 24th May at 8:00 p.m. Adult €12 Child/Student/Senior Citizen €8 Family Deal (2 Adults & 2 Children) €35. Tickets can be purchased at the school office or from TY students.
Colaiste Mhuire Bingo Night: To help fundraise for the TY Musical a Bingo Night will be held on Monday, 13th May in the Community Centre, Askeaton at 8:30 p.m. Your support would be much appreciated.
Further Education and Training Courses FETAC Level 5 (PLCs): Are you unemployed? Do you wish to upskill or retrain? Would you like a change of career? Are you sitting your Leaving Certificate in June and maybe you are considering further studies? If your answer is yes to any of these questions then the following courses may be of interest to you  Early Childhood Care and Education and  Nursing Studies (Pre Nursing). Closing date for completed application forms is Friday, 10th May, 2013. For further details contact 061-392368 or visit our website www.colaistemhuireask.ie.
Cash for Clobber Collection: Well done to the Parents’ Association for their recent and very successful fundraiser, Cash for Clobber. Many thanks to all who contributed items of clothing, linen etc. raising a considerable amount of money in the process.