CARD RESULTS: winners with 9 games Kathleen & Liam Roche and with 8 games each Nora O’Riordan & Peg O’Grady, Anna Slattery & Eddie O’Dea, Dano Murnae & Mike O’Dwyer. Table Prizes: Dolores Barry & James O’Leary, Deirdre Browne & Tom Sheehy, John Clancy & Tommy Riordan, D.J. Ryan & Denis Walshe. Raffle: €50 Dick Laffan, €25 Billy O’Mahoney, €20 Deirdre Browne, €10 Chrissie O’Sullivan, €10 Deirdre Browne, €10 Tony Barry. Cards every Sunday evening in Knockainey Community Centre at 8.30pm. All are welcome
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: takes place every Wednesday in Knockainey Church from 10.30 to 11.30am and from 6pm to 8pm. Evening Adoration form 6pm to 8pm returns to the altar in the Church, having been in the Sacristy for the Winter months. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to spend some time with Jesus exposed in the Blessed Sacrament. All doing Adoration are requested to remember in their prayers the children who received their First Holy Communion and those preparing for the Sacrament of Confirmation. A petition box has been placed on the table at the back of the Church, everyone is invited to place their petitions in the box which will be placed at the foot of the altar during weekly Adoration and the petitions therein will be included in prayers offered during Adoration.
KNOCKAINEY LADIES CLUB: has organised an evening in Bruree Garden Centre on Monday May 20th leaving Knockainey Community Centre at 6.30pm. If anyone needs transport contact Mary at 087 6257673. We are also organising a day trip to Middleton and surrounding areas with dinner and dance in Vienna Woods Hotel for Wednesday June 12th anyone interested in travelling contact May at 087 6257673.
LEGION OF MARY: will lead Public Rosary at Our Lady’s Grotto each Tuesday evening at 7.30pm for the month of May beginning on Tuesday May 7th. Come along and join in prayer for the parish
KNOCKAINEY GAA LOTTO: numbers drawn 2, 5, 21, 26. No jackpot winner. 4 x EUR20 Daire Leahy, Marie O’Mahoney, Ann Hanley, Mary O’Leary. Seller’s prize Tim Hartnett. Next week’s jackpot EUR2400.
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.
KNOCKAINEY GAA LOTTO: numbers drawn 1, 8, 19, 20. No jackpot winner. 4 x €20 winners Sean O’Meara, Jerry O’Dea, Winnie Keane, Mike Kirby. Seller’s Prize Daire Leahy. Next week’s jackpot €2500. Fixtures: 1st round of County Senior Hurling Championship in Bruff on Friday May 10th at 7pm against Bruree.
KNOCKAINEY TIDY TOWNS: will host an afternoon tea dance in Knockainey community centre on Sunday 19th may from 3-6pm. Music by Mike Regan, admission €5 great raffle also.
OLD PHOTOS 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. The Community Office is open from Tuesday to Thursday, 9.30am to 2.30pm. Please feel free to drop in with your photos. We will be able to scan them while you wait and so you can bring them home with you straight away. Alternatively you can contact Carole Cleary at 086-3705219.
LOUGH GUR DEVELOPMENT: is planning to incorporate a playground at the Lake that will be in keeping with the natural environment. The group would like to include and consider your ideas for this innovative project. Please send your suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 061-385386 for further information.
KNOCKAINEY AFC LOTTO:There was no winner of the lotto last week which was held in Clarke’s Bar Bruff last Saturday night. The numbers drawn were 8, 9, 11 and 20. Lucky dip winners 4x€20: Emer Quinlan NYC, Cian Lawlor Bruff, Noel O’Dea Kilteely & Betty ing Bruff. Seller’s prize €20: Billy Leo. The next draw will be held in Reardon’s Bar, Holycross on Friday 3rd May for a jackpot prize of €3900. Tickets on sale from the usual outlets and also online at www.knockaineyafc.ie
KNOCKAINEY AFC: In recent years we have started work on upgrading our playing pitches and creating a grass/sand training area. The future plan is to put up boundary fence, flood lighting and netting. We are also putting a walkway around the site for all to use. For this reason we have decided 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.
Program of Events for the Weekend: Friday 31st May: Jimmy Buckley & his Band, Doors open at 8:30pm. Saturday 1st June: 5km Fun Run/Walk & 10km Run. Registration from 12pm. 2pm: Family fun day. 8pm: Poker Classic. Sunday 2nd June : Food/Craft Fair 1-3pm. 3pm: Monster Bingo. 6pm: Adult soccer challenge match. 9pm: Parish social with music by Nightfall & friends