Feb 2

Patrick English 062-

Reporter:

Patrick English 062-

ANGLESBORO 45 DRIVE GAME: 1st prize: Mick Browne and Rita Noonan. 2nd prize: John Dawson and Dinny Wallace. Table prizes: Billy Casey and Micky Cleary, John Sheehan and Larry English and Eddie and Ger Moriarty. Raffle: 1st prize: Ger Leahy. 2nd prize: Jim O’Sullivan and 3rd prize: Mick Kearney. Cards every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. Kilbehenny 45 Drive Card Game will be held on Saturday 9th February, this game will be a €10 game and all are welcome.

ANGLESBORO 45 DRIVE GAME: 1st prize: Mick Browne and Rita Noonan. 2nd prize: John Dawson and Dinny Wallace. Table prizes: Billy Casey and Micky Cleary, John Sheehan and Larry English and Eddie and Ger Moriarty. Raffle: 1st prize: Ger Leahy. 2nd prize: Jim O’Sullivan and 3rd prize: Mick Kearney. Cards every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. Kilbehenny 45 Drive Card Game will be held on Saturday 9th February, this game will be a €10 game and all are welcome.

KILBEHENNY BINGO: €20: Mrs. O’Shea, Mary Condon, Florence Fogarty, Nigel Lawton, Bernie Molan, Florence Fogarty, Bedina Fitzgerald, Helen Martin and divide; Betty Slattery and S. Walsh. €30: Mary Piggott. €40: Ann Gardiner, Rodger O’Donnell, Pat Lawton, Joan Meaney, Mary Coleman, Bridie Murphy, Peg Mc Carthy and Margaret O’Donoghue. €50: Pat Lawton. €100: Shania Rice. Sheets €30: Pat Hennessy. €100: Nigel Lawton. Raffle: 1st prize €30: Nora Gallagher. 2nd prize €20: Mary Lonergan and 3rd prize €10: Joan Power. Free Books - small; Mary Casey and large; Florence Fogarty. Bingo every Sunday night at 8.30pm in the Community Centre. All are welcome. Anglesboro monthly Bingo Game – this Friday night at 8.30pm in the Community Hall Anglesboro. This month’s game is in aid of Kilbehenny Celtic Soccer Club. Your support would be greatly appreciated. The Kilbehenny Celtic Soccer Club draw will take place after the Bingo in the Galtee View Bar.

BIRTHDAYS: Following Kilbehenny Bingo on Sunday night last, Bingo Caller and Chairman of Kilbehenny Community Hall, Mike Holmes was presented with a specially commissioned Bingo Cake. The cake marking Mike’s 50th birthday was presented by Moss Fitzgerald. After the formalities were completed all moved to the Three Counties Bar where the celebrations continued until late. Also, on Saturday night last, Tommy Noonan of Castlequarter, Kilbehenny was the recipient of a surprise birthday party in Meaney’s Bar Ballyporeen to mark his 70th birthday. Tommy is a keen follower of Comhaltas, and he enjoyed the music and song which was provided on the night by Mitchelstown Comhaltas. Happy Birthday to both.

KILBEHENNY COMMUNITY CENTRE: Kilbehenny Community Centre was also grant aided by €600 for their Gathering event which will be held in conjunction with their annual Potato Festival from 13th to 17th August 2013. To plan their Gathering, they will hold their first meeting on next Wednesday night 6th February in the Community Centre at 7.30p.m. All are welcome to attend.

COMMUNITY ALERT: On Friday night last, a huge crowd turned up at Anglesboro Community Hall for the official launch of their Text Alert System. It was launched by Senator James Heffernan, who in a wide ranging address covered all aspects of the system. Also on hand were Gardai – John Curtin from Ballylanders, John Hennessy Community Garda from Mitchelstown, Detective Jim Fitzpatrick and Bernie Murphy also from Mitchelstown Barracks. They answered questions from the attendance and were loud in their praises fro the setting up of this system. The meeting was chaired by Community Alert Chairman Eddie P. Moriarty, who put in a huge amount of work to get this system to this stage. The signs will be erected shortly and a phone number will be available for member of the public to contact, should they need to report any suspicious activity. Well done to all involved.

GATHERINGS: On Monday night last, Anglesboro Community Council held a special meeting of the Gathering to plan for their event which will take place on 12th, 13th, and 14th July 2013. The meeting was attended by Donal Fitzgibbon, Chairman of the Limerick Gathering Committee. The meeting was run on a workshop format to give everyone a chance to have their input. In all a total of sixteen events were proposed and discussed at length, varying from walking tours to heritage events, music events, a class re-union, an American tea party and the highlight of the evening was the idea of a re-enactment of the Closing of the Creamery, which took place over thirty years ago and a video of same was made. The Committee is eagerly looking forward to putting the finishing touches to this programme. There was great joy when Donal announced that the Anglesboro Gathering would be grant aided up to the tune of €600. The extra large attendance left the meeting were very happy with the night’s discussions.

COACHING: Limerick Coaching Conference 2013 is being held on Saturday 9th February at the North Campus facility at the University of Limerick. The conference is aimed at Youth Team Coaches 13-18 age group and will focus on a games based approach, with practical sessions from Jerry Wallace, the Limerick under Age Coach, Andy Murphy Strength and Conditioning Coach and Limerick Senior Football Manager Maurice Horan. Anyone interested in taking part must contact Club na n-Og Secretary Aoife Gallahue at (087) 9026736.

PARENTS COUNCIL: Anglesboro National School Parents Council has announced that former Governor of Mountjoy Prison John Lonergan will give a talk on the topic of “Parenting Today – the challenges and rewards” on Monday night next 11th February at 8.30pm. Admission is €5. Light refreshments will be served. This talk is open to everyone and it is widely reported that John Lonergan is an sensational and inspirational speaker, so it is open to all. Further information can be sought by contacting Parents Council Chairperson Carmel Quirke on (086) 0566178. All are welcome.