ANGLESBORO WEEKLY 45 DRIVE GAME: 1st prize: Larry English and Jim Murphy. 2nd prize: Willie O’Mahony and Tom Davern. Table prizes: Tom Hogan and Eddie Moriarty, Dan O’Connor and Bernard Condon and Mick Kearney and Anthony Hanrahan. Raffle: 1st prize: Patricia Hanley. 2nd prize: Lar Hennebry. 3rd prize: Jack Moriarty. Cards - every Tuesday night in Anglesboro at 8.45pm. Proceeds go towards the maintenance of the Hall and your support would be greatly appreciated.
KILBEHENNY WEEKLY BINGO: €20: Kitty Fox, Nigel Lawton, Eileen Walsh, Bridie Burke, Helen Martin, Pat Lawton, Nigel Lawton, divide; Amelia Gill and Bridie Murphy. Divide; Breda O’Gorman and Shania Rice. €30: Christy Roche. €40: Kitty Fox, Margaret Hannigan, Valerie Kirwan, Mary Leonard, Joan Power, Mary Macken, Margo Conway and Marion Richards. €50: Kay Nolan. €100: Esther Roche. Sheets €30: Divide; Rose Nixon and Eileen Walsh. €100: Mary Glavin. Raffle: 1st prize €30: Tess Casey. 2nd prize: €20: Nora Gallagher and 3rd prize: €10: Christy Roche Free books: Large – Mary McGrath and small – Betty Slattery. Bingo every Sunday night in Kilbehenny at 8.30pm. Proceeds go to the Community Centre and your support would be greatly appreciated.
KILBEHENNY MONTHLY 45 DRIVE GAME:: 1st prize: Moss Hanley and Willie Walsh. 2nd prize: Seanie Crotty and Mike McGrath. 3rd prize: Mary and Patsy O’Brien. Raffle: 1st prize: John O’Connor. 2nd prize: Elsie Doyle. 3rd prize: Hannah King.
DANCING: Social dancing classed will be held in Kilbehenny Community Centre every Monday night under the watchful eyes of Mattie and Mary O’Brien. Classes commence at 8pm each Monday and light refreshments will be served. Further information can be sought by phoning (025) 85721.
ANGLESBORO WALKERS: On Monday night last Anglesboro Walkers brought the season to and end with a walk around Combaun Wood after which they returned to the Galtee View Lounge for tea and lovely refreshments, which were enjoyed by all present. The group held a number of fundraisers during the season as well as their own walking festival, which was held in very bad weather conditions. Their 10k road race was a huge success. At the conclusion, on Monday night they presented cheques to the following charities. €500 went to Drive to Survive and the cheque was presented to Tom McGrath. €300 was presented to Kilbehenny and Anglesboro P.T.A.A towards the cost of their annual senior citizens Christmas party. That cheque was accepted by Kathleen Moloney and €200 was presented to Joan O’Connor who is the treasurer of Anglesboro Community Council. All three groups were most grateful to the Walking Group for their sincere generosity. The final event for the Walking Group is their “away trip” which will take place on Saturday 5th October. The bus will leave Anglesboro at 8am and it will go to Annascaul in Co. Kerry. They will walk there for a moderate walk which will take approx three hours. A social evening will take place after that. Further information or booking can be secured by contacting Marion Kelly at (086) 1569875 or Jackie Condon on (087) 9630933.
HARVEST FAIR: All roads will lead to Anglesboro this weekend for the annual Harvest Fair. The fair commences with the very popular “Thorny Rose” competition on Friday night at 9pm. On Saturday night there will be a special Harvest Thanksgiving Mass at 8pm. That will be followed by a monster Bingo session in the Hall at 8.30pm. Sunday commences with an inter-schools under 10 football blitz at 12 noon. That will be followed by a Tug of war, a dog show, steam thrashing and vintage display and numerous side shows and amusements, while you can enjoy a cup of tea, sandwich and home baked confectionary in the Harvest Café. The highlight of the weekend will be the re-enactment of “A day at the creamery” which forms part of the Anglesboro Gathering weekend at 3.30pm. Many items of interest relating to the Creamery will be on display in the Community Hall. If anyone has any items of interest, they can contact Tom McGrath on (086) 8186769 or Eddie P. Morriarty on (086) 1925479. Any items received will be returned immediately after. There will be musical entertainment in the Galtee View Bar each night. As the Harvest Fair is one of the main fundraisers of the year for the community council. The funds raised provide for the up keep of the Community Centre, Tidy Towns and maintaining the whole area in pristine condition. All support be it helpers, sponsors or patrons is more than welcome and would be greatly appreciated.
PARISH MISSION: Parish Priest Fr. Dick Kelly recently announced the holding of a Parish Mission. It will take place from Saturday 9th November to Friday 15th November. The Mission will be given by the Vincentian Order. More details will be announced later.
G.A.A: On Friday night last Galtee Gaels Club na n-Og held their last home blitz of this season, with games against Glanworth at U-8 and U-6. Approximately fifty children were present and after the games both teams and their parents were treated to refreshments. Huge credit is due to all involved for keeping our youth involved in sport. A special thanks must go to the coaches and club officials, including all involved in what was one of our most successful summer camps earlier this year. Of course it’s vital to thank forgotten heroes - the caterers, who always very kindly make and provide the refreshments.
LADIES FOOTBALL: Galtee Gaels ladies football also had their final blitz on Saturday last with the U-8 team beating Fermoy, while the U-10 team easily accounted for Mitchelstown. Mitchelstown beat Galtee Gaels on the score of 2-3 to 2-2 to win the Coughlan Shield in the U-13 game. After the game Rebecca Coughlan presented the shield to the winning Mitchelstown Captain. Also Ballylanders ladies footballers overcame Boherlahan of Tipperary in the first round of the Munster Intermediate Championship and now meet the Cork Champions Glanworth in the Munster semi-final. Galtee Gaels junior “A” footballers had no game in the South semi-final which was fixed for Knocklong on Saturday last. Both teams were on the field but the referee failed to show up due to a mix up in dates. The game has now been re fixed for this Sunday evening at Knocklong with a 5.30pm throw in.