Lottery Draw: The following are the Lottery results from Peadarâ€™s Bar Ardagh, on Monday 21st January. The numbers drawn were 15,20,26,27, and there was no Jackpot winner. Congratulations to the lucky dip winners. â‚¬ 60 Eileen Flaherty c/o Curleys. â‚¬ 60 Mary Oâ€™Neill c/o D Greaney. â‚¬ 60 Paddy and Kay Daly Ardagh. â‚¬ 30 Kathleen Ryan Ardagh. â‚¬ 30 Kieran Madigan c/o Curleys. â‚¬ 30 Tom Shields c/o Curleyâ€™s. Next weekâ€™s draw will be held in Mooreâ€™s Bar Carrigkerry and the Jackpot will be â‚¬ 5,600.
Flag Floor Cards: Congratulations to Noreen Oâ€™Keeffe, and Bill Downes, who were prize winners at the Flag Floor card game held on Wednesday 16th January. Cards each Wednesday at 9pm. and all are welcome.
Gaelic Games: Johnny Mc Carthy and Darragh Treacy were members of the Limerick Football team that lost to Kerry by 3-17 to 1-11 in the Mc Grath Cup semi-final at Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney on Sunday 20th January. Brendan Mc Carthy was introduced as a second half substitute. Brendan was also a member of the Limerick U-21 Footballers defeated by Mary Immaculate College, in a challenge game by 2-10 to 1-11. Congratulations to Paudie Mc Carthy who has been nominated for a West Limerick G.A.A. All Star Award for Junior A Hurling. He will be presented with his award at the All Stars Awards Night in the Devon Inn Templeglantine on Saturday 2nd March. Shane Lynch and Raymond Noonan were part of the West Limerick Colleges team that lost to Colaiste Chriost RI by 0-7 to 0-3 in the Corn Ui Mhuiri Football quarter final played in Mallow on Wednesday 23rd January. Diarmuid Crowley was part of the management team.
Church Dates: The pupils of Coolcappa School will receive their First Holy Communion in Saint Kyranâ€™s Church Coolcappa on Saturday 4th May.
The pupils of Kilcolman School will receive their First Holy Communion in Saint Colmanâ€™s Church Kilcolman on Saturday 25th May.
The Sacrament of Confirmation, in the parish will be administered on Tuesday 23rd April.
West Limerick Indoor Bowls: The West Limerick Indoor Bowls Club meets every Thursday night in Halla Tadhg Gaelach in Tournafulla at 7.30pm. A junior section for people over 14 years is also available. New members are welcome at any time, and visitors are welcome to view the game and enjoy the proceedings. The contact number is 069-81936
Saint Brigidâ€™s Dayâ€™: The feast of Saint Brigid will be celebrated at Saint Brigidâ€™s Well Shanagarry, Newcastle West, on Friday 1st February at 8pm. The Rosary will be recited and prayers said by candlelight and all are welcome.
Parish Clerk Collections: The annual Parish Clerk collection for sacristans, Tony and Joan will be taken up in Coolcappa and Kilcolman on the weekend of 2/3rd February. There is an envelope provided in the weekly offering box to facilitate this collection.
School Enrolment: Parents wishing to enroll their children in Saint Moluaâ€™s National School for September 2013 are invited to contact the school principal for an enrolment application form. The closing date for application is Friday 22nd February. Please telephone 069-76353 for more details.
Table Quiz: A fundraising table quiz in aid of Kilcolman National School will take place in Saint Colmanâ€™s Community Creche, on Friday 8th February at 8pm The entry fee is â‚¬ 20 per table of four people. A raffle will also be held on the night with lots of spot prizes. All are welcome and all support will be much appreciated.
Trad Session: A trad session will be held at Foleyâ€™s Bar Reenâ€™s Ardagh, on Friday 8th February at 9pm. All musicians are welcome on the night.
Carrigkerry Playground: A meeting to discuss the proposed Carrigkerry Playground was held in the Community Centre, on Thursday 17th January. A lot of items were discussed by the good attendance with finances one of the most important at the moment. The Committee needs to raise â‚¬ 3,000 quickly to set the project in motion. They would like to thank the local business people who have already responded to their request for funding. The next public meeting will be held on Thursday 31st January in Carrigkerry Community Centre at 8.30pm. All are welcome to attend and to get involved in the project.