Knockainey/Lough Gur

CARD RESULTS: Winners with 13 games Mary Sheehy & Alec Hogan and with 9 games each Billy O’Mahoney & Tom Byrnes, Deirdre Browne & Pascal Noonan, Seamus O’Dwyer & Pat Hayes. Table Prizes: Dano Murnane & Milchael O’Dwyer, Joe Sheridan & Murty Hayes, Mary & Liam O’Riordan, Peggy O’Connell & Mary Clifford. Raffle: EUR50 Willie Heffernan, EUR20 Pat Hayes, EUR20 Norita Winters, EUR10 Moira Winters, EUR10 John Clancy, Wine - Mary Clifford. Cards every Sunday night in Knockainey Community Centre at 8.30pm, all are welcome.

CARD RESULTS: Winners with 13 games Mary Sheehy & Alec Hogan and with 9 games each Billy O’Mahoney & Tom Byrnes, Deirdre Browne & Pascal Noonan, Seamus O’Dwyer & Pat Hayes. Table Prizes: Dano Murnane & Milchael O’Dwyer, Joe Sheridan & Murty Hayes, Mary & Liam O’Riordan, Peggy O’Connell & Mary Clifford. Raffle: EUR50 Willie Heffernan, EUR20 Pat Hayes, EUR20 Norita Winters, EUR10 Moira Winters, EUR10 John Clancy, Wine - Mary Clifford. Cards every Sunday night in Knockainey Community Centre at 8.30pm, all are welcome.

COFFEE EVEING FOR MILFORD HOSPICE: Ann-Marie Bagnell will hold a Coffee Evening in aid of Milford Hospice in her house at Ballycahill, Hospital, on Friday September 27 from 6pm to 9pm. There will also be a raffle on the evening. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

KNOCKAINEY LADIES CLUB: will resume on Monday October 7th after the summer break with a night of music, song and dance, home baked refreshments and raffle. All are welcome to come along at 8pm in Knockainey Community Centre. The Club are pleased to announce for their next meeting on Monday October 21st renowned chef Carole Dollery form TV series “The Restaurant”, will do a cookery demonstration. This will surely be a night not to be missed.

KNOCKAINEY AFTERNOON TEA DANCE: will return on Sunday October 13 at 3pm with Eddie Keogh. All are welcome to come along to an evening of music, dance and home baked refreshments in Knockainey Community Centre. Look forward to meeting all our friends and perhaps a few new ones as well. Admission EUR5. Raffle on the evening.

UNISLIM CLASSES: will be held in Knockainey Community Centre on Thursdays 5.45 to 6.45pm commencing September 5.

GATHERING CONCERT: a repeat performance of the Gathering Concert will take place on Friday October 4th in aid of Milford Hospice.

KNOCKAINEY GAA LOTTO: numbers drawn 3, 9, 17, 20. No jackpot winner. 4 x EUR20 winners; Joan Leo, Jack Lynch, Gerard O’Shea, Mary Connolly. Seller’s Prizw - Mike Kirby. Next week’s jackpot EUR4500.

BRUFF BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: will take place from Thursday October 3rd to Sunday October 6th. The Bluegrass Bands taking part are; Tin Box Company, Woodbine, Bending the Strings, Knottypines String Band, Down ‘N’ Outs, Well Enough Alone. Thursday October 3rd - heats of the Morning Star Rose Competion at 8pm in Derry’s Bar, Friday October 4 Final of the Morning Star Rose Competition at pm in Clancy’s Bar. Saturday October 5th 10K Run - Longboat Memorial 50K Cycle, Live 95fm broadcast and Music in all pubs from 5pm. Sunday October 6th - Hillbilly Tractor Run - celebrity in association with Cliona’s Foundation - 11am sign in at Clancy’s Bar. Music from 2pm. Donkey Derby, Soap Box Derby and Fireworks Display at 8pm. For more information on what promises to be a great weekend contact Clancy’s Bar at 061 382488, Derry’s Bar at 061 382433 or by e-mail; clancysbar@yahoo.ie or bruff.bluegrass.festival@gmail.com

COUNTY LIMERICK YOUTH THEATRE: meet every Tuesday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm at the Honey Fitz Theatre in Lough Gur. New members are always welcome to join. For further information please phone Fiona Quinn on 086 8246915.

BASIC COMPUTER COURSE: Want to improve your employment prospects or update your computer skills? This course is just for you. Benefit 4 Computer Skills Scheme part funded by the Department of Communication, Energy & Natural Resources. 10 hours computer training for €20.(5 days x 2hrs). Topics covered include email, using the internet, safety and security, using internet video communications (Skype etc) and online services such as online banking, motor tax online etc. Courses commencing in Mobile IT, Main St, Bruree, Co Limerick on Wed 25, Thurs 26 and Friday September 27. Various times available. For bookings please contact Anne Marie or Theresa in Mobile IT on 063 90952.

LOUGH GUR FUN HORSE/PONY RIDE: takes place on Saturday October 12 with all proceeds going to local charities. Last year was a great success - more details to follow next week

LOUGH GUR BABY/TODDLER GROUP: recommences in the Honey Fitz on Monday next September 23 - if you are a parent/guardian and would like to meet others for a cuppa and a chat come along from 9.30 to 11am.

KNOCKAINEY AFC: Recent Results:Sunday 15th September 15 FAI Junior Cup Regional 3 Knockainey 0, U17 Knockainey 1 Shannon Town 0

KNOCKAINEY AFC GOLF CLASSIC 2013: was held in Charleville Golf Club on Friday September 6 last. The event proved to be a great success with excellent support from local businesses and the local golfing fraternity. All teams played and were rewarded with an excellent course and excellent playing conditions. The winning team was Mal Hayes, Nick Hayes & Joe Hanley. Many thanks to all who helped and supported the club in making it such a successful and memorable event

KNOCKAINEY AFC LOTTO: There was no winner of the lotto last week which was held in Clarke’s Bar, Bruff last Friday night. The numbers drawn were 8, 10, 13 and 22. Lucky dip winners 4xEUR20: Ciara Reidy Knockainey, Christy O’Riordan Knockainey, Dave Roche Lough Gur & Bernie Moloney Knockainey. Seller’sprize EUR20: Adrienne O’Connell. The next draw will be held in Jack’s Bar, Knockainey on Friday 20th September for a jackpot prize of EUR4800. Tickets on sale from the usual outlets and also online at www.knockaineyafc.ie

KNOCKAINEY AFC UNDERAGE GIRLS: A heartfelt thank you to everyone for their support and help during our inaugural season last year. For the history books, 2012 was the first time that Knockainey AFC fielded an underage girls soccer team. We hope to see all our seasoned u8/u10 players returning to the outfit, and extend a very warm welcome to any new players that may join the club at u6/u8/u10/ level. The backroom team of Cherry Joy and Fiona Burke are delighted to welcome Chris Monaghan to the coaching staff (all F.A.I. recognised coaches). We will be endeavouring to promote our new” PLAY FAIR”, “FAIR PLAY” motto which will appear on our new jerseys, (kindly sponsored by Melina Joy, Opticians , U.K.). We would at all times encourage our players to “play fair” and in turn applaud “fair play”.