Askeaton Dec 7

Askeaton-Ballysteen Community Council lotto draw: The jackpot was not won. The numbers drawn were 12, 14, 24 and 28. The lucky dip winners were Nora Quinn, Post Office; Joe McCarthy, Joan Manning, Una McCarthy, A Carrig and C Nagle. Next week’s jackpot is €5,400 and the venue is Ranahan’s.

Askeaton-Ballysteen Community Council lotto draw: The jackpot was not won. The numbers drawn were 12, 14, 24 and 28. The lucky dip winners were Nora Quinn, Post Office; Joe McCarthy, Joan Manning, Una McCarthy, A Carrig and C Nagle. Next week’s jackpot is €5,400 and the venue is Ranahan’s.

Ballysteen lotto draw: this week’s draw was cancelled as a mark of respect to the Downes’ family, Ballysteen.

Chiropody Clinic: M s Marie Toomey will attend the Health Centre, Plunkett Road, on Tuesday, December 10 at 10am. To book an appointment please contact Breda Kelly on 086-3481586 on or before Monday, December 9.

Society of St Vincent de Paul: Anyone wishing to avail of the St Vincent de Paul fuel scheme during the Christmas period should give their name to one of the following before December 6: Patrick O’Donoghue, Breda Kelly, Helen Mulcahy, or ring the confidential number: 087-1538083.

Station Road Residents Association Christmas Sale: Join us for a local produce and craft sale on December 8, 2pm to 4pm, at Station Road, just above the Aerobord Factory on the left hand side. For further information, please contact Breda Kelly at 086-3481586.

Apostolic workers: Christmas cake raffle in aid of the missions, baked by Mrs Gene Foley. Tickets are €1, each available at the Post Office. Your support for the missions would be very much appreciated.

Askeaton Bake Sale in aid of Pieta House: Star bakers from Askeaton and surrounding areas are coming together and donating treats for all the family to enjoy in aid of Pieta House. It will take place in the Top of the Town bar, December 15, from 11am to 4pm. A raffle and kids baking competition will also be taking place. For further information, contact Catriona at 085-7722475.

Cake Sale and Bric-a-Brac: This event will held at Askeaton National School on Friday, December 13, at 2.30pm.

Askeaton AFC: The annual Susan Fitzgerald memorial Astroturf tournament will be held on Sunday, December 29, at Pairc Eas Geitine. All entries and entry fee of €70 per team must be with the club no later than December 20. For all tournament details and entry forms, please contact Marie on 087-9515200 or Wayne on 087-3907602.

Coláiste Mhuire News: CAO Meeting: There will be a meeting on Thursday December 5 at 7:30pm for parents/guardians of 6th yr students to explain the CAO Process, and to outline procedures for HEAR and DARE applications for 3rd level.

Annual Christmas Raffle: Down through the years the students have raised a considerable amount of money which has been shared between our partner mission school in Lushoto, Tanzania and local charities. Last year we raised over €3,000. This year’s draw will take place on Friday, 20th December, 2013. Tickets are €1 each or a book of 6 for €5. There will be numerous prizes including hampers, gift vouchers, oil vouchers etc. Students will be selling tickets locally and your support would be very much appreciated.

Cardiac screening: Day 1 of the Cardiac Screening on January 14th is now booked out. There are a few remaining places on day 2, January 16th. If you would like your son/daughter to avail of this important heart check please go to www.heartaid.ie and ‘Book a Cardiac Screening Appointment’- The code is ASK1 or call 1890 300 333. Deadline for booking is 17th December 2013.