Kilmallock Dec 7

KILMALLOCK PASTORAL & RESOURCE CENTRE: Citizens Information Centre is open every Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between the hours of 10am and 2pm, please note on Fridays until 1.30pm. Thursday December 5 is the Citizens Taxation night between 8 and 9pm. The Active age Club continues this Thursday December 5 between 2.30pm and 4.30pm, all are very welcome. The Bridge Club continues also tonight December 5 from 7pm until 10.30pm, all welcome. Parent and Toddler group meet on Friday December 6 between 10.30 and 12.30pm. On Monday December 9 the Counselling Service is in operation between 10am and 4.30pm. The Tuesday Club meet on December 10 between 10.30am to 12 noon. For more details please contact the Pastoral & Resource Centre on (063) 98131.

KILMALLOCK PASTORAL & RESOURCE CENTRE: Citizens Information Centre is open every Thursday, Friday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between the hours of 10am and 2pm, please note on Fridays until 1.30pm. Thursday December 5 is the Citizens Taxation night between 8 and 9pm. The Active age Club continues this Thursday December 5 between 2.30pm and 4.30pm, all are very welcome. The Bridge Club continues also tonight December 5 from 7pm until 10.30pm, all welcome. Parent and Toddler group meet on Friday December 6 between 10.30 and 12.30pm. On Monday December 9 the Counselling Service is in operation between 10am and 4.30pm. The Tuesday Club meet on December 10 between 10.30am to 12 noon. For more details please contact the Pastoral & Resource Centre on (063) 98131.

COLAISTE IOSAEF TEACHER REVISION COURSES: Three teachers based in Colaiste Iosaef Kilmallock have created a new company and are now offering Leaving Certificate and Junior certificate Revision courses in Broadford Enterprise Centre from 27th December to 3rd January. They are employing some local teachers to deliver the courses.

There are a wide variety of subjects available on your doorstep and are provided by DHK Educational Services. These courses are being given by experienced teachers with expertise second to none, with a focus on exam questions, structure and model answers are provided. To view subject content or to book online go to www.dhk.ie Alternatively, email : courses@dhk.ie or ring 086-1056402

FRIAR’S GATE THEATRE: The IDEAS: Integrated Drama Education and Arts Society featuring students from the St. Joseph’s Foundation, Charleville are hosting a youth arts film festival at Friars’ Gate on Wednesday December 11 at 8pm that will provide an opportunity for young filmmakers in the County to showcase their work. The IDEAS group will be showing the premier of their own film Becoming Butterflies. The film is part of a long term project funded by the Youth in Action programme that was created by the IDEAS group to allow them to explore issues concerning youth with disability and has seen them work with a choreographer and filmmaker. Tickets €10/€5.

Blackguarded: Our Vagina Dialogues

On Thursday December 12 @ 8pm, The Limerick Women Warriors present Blackguarded: Our Vagina Dialogue. This sensitive and moving performance, inspired by Eve Ensler’s Vagina Monologues, pulls the curtain back on women’s issues and lets the light in. These are the stories of every woman. This show challenges stereotypes and tells secrets. It is a unique interpretation of growing up female in Ireland. Tickets €6

Bookings – 063-98727/ www.friarsgate.ie

CONGRATULATIONS: Mr Finns Sweet Shop in Kilmallock enjoyed their second birthday celebrations in Kilmallock on Saturday last. In these hard times it is difficult on local small businesses but a massive congratulations and well done is to be extended to all involved. A great crowd joined in their celebrations and congratulations to Mary Pinto winner of their in-store hamper raffle and also to Majella O’Sullivan winner of their Facebook hamper competition.

KILMALLOCK GAA: Extra money for Christmas?? Kilmallock GAA Club is looking for promoters of all ages to sell our Lotto tickets. Each seller keeps a percentage of his/her ticket sales - the more you sell the more you keep. Interested? Contact Libby on 087 1844516 or any member of the committee.

KILMALLOCK CYCLING CLUB: The Johnny Walsh Benefit Fund was well supported by our members on Saturday last in Athlacca, well done to all and congratulations to the organisers on a very well run event. Our AGM will take place on Friday December 6 at 8pm in Deebert House Hotel, all are very welcome. Our Wednesday evening spin continues to leave the old Neodata Car Park at the top of the town every week at 7pm. Also our Sunday morning spin leaves the same place at 9am. It is very important to wear hi-viz clothing and carry lights on your bike for the Wednesday Night Light Spin but equally important to be seen during the day. We cater for everyone so if you fancy getting on your bike then come along and join us, a pace for everyone!

SOUTHSIDE WHEELY WHEELERS: Southside Wheely Wheelers had a successful gear collection night on Tuesday November 26 in Deebert House Hotel. We have ordered extra cycling and casual gear and we have added a few new bits and pieces which may make an ideal stocking filler so we will have a further gear collection night before Christmas for anyone interested. Training continued Wednesday night with a good crew out keeping the legs ticking over without any power strike in sight. Out cycling were Jerry Herbert, Jerry Reidy, Declan McCarthy, Ber Gammell, Paul Gammell, Jerry Ryan and Sean Burchill.

Saturday saw the club turn out in strength to support the Johnny Walsh benefit cycle in Athlacca who we wish all the best in your recovery. Spin was a lovely 70km route which was well run and marshalled. Out cycling were Ger Finn, Jerry Herbert, Jerry Ryan, Robert Shanahan, Declan McCarthy, Jerry Reidy, Ed O’Reilly, Eugene Manton, Shane O’Brien, Joe Carroll, Mathew Gammell, Stephen Finn, Donal Kelly, Sean Burchill, Tadhg Murphy, Dave Curley and James McCarthy. Well done to Liz Leonard who completed the Waterford half marathon. Sunday training continued with a Martin Lake, Paul Gammell and Big Dave Walsh headed out on Sunday morning for a 60km spin heading up to Kilfinane out to Mitchelstown, Ballylanders and back to Kilmallock. Training will continue each week with our Wednesday night light cycle at 6.30, lights and hi-viz gear is a must and the way the weather is multiple layers of clothing. Saturday is our beginner/improver all ability cycle which is ideal for the beginner cyclist, cyclist returning to the saddle or cyclist unable to make the Sunday cycle. Sunday is a longer cycle but as is with all club spins be it training or sportives no one gets left behind. Be safe be seen.

MARANTHA PRAYER MINISTRY: Maranatha Prayer Ministry invites you for the Healing Retreat with Praise and Worship, Word of God, Confessions, Laying on of hands, Holy Mass through the Ministry of Fr. Ger Fitzgerald, Ennis and Noel and Aiden Byrne, Carlow on next Sunday December 15 2013 from 2.30pm to 7pm at St. Paul’s Church, Dooradoyle, Limerick.