Askeaton-Ballysteen Community Council lotto draw: The jackpot was not won. The numbers drawn were 2, 3, 8 and 19. The lucky dip winners were Eithne Ralph, E Ralph, Pauline Scanlon, J Whelan, Tom McKnight, Mgt McKnight, Joan Manning, U McCarthy, Larry Meade and Joe McCarthy. Next weekâ€™s jackpot is â‚¬5,000 and the venue is Hallinanâ€™s.
Ballysteen lotto draw: The jackpot was not won. The numbers drawn were 10, 17, 25 and 27. The lucky dip winners were P Kenny, P Neville, Detty Cornally, P Neville, Biddy Oâ€™Connell, P Oâ€™Brien and J Holland. Next weekâ€™s jackpot is â‚¬2,700 and the venue is The Corner House.
Askeaton Senior NS: Our annual sponsorship draw was held in the school on Friday, October 25. Our fundraising drive was very successful, thanks to our sponsors. The great effort was made by the children and the support of the parents. Our winners this year were: Siobhan Oâ€™Sullivan, Friary Court; Barry Sheahan, St Francis Avenue; Josh and Jamie Murphy, Deel Manor.
First prize was three-months free membership in Askeaton Pool & Leisure Centre. Second prize was two â‚¬50 vouchers, sponsored by Twohigâ€™s SuperValu. Third prize was five bags of coal, sponsored by Galtee Fuels.
Reilig Mhuire: The Rosary will be recited at Reilig Mhuire on all Sundays of November, at 3pm. Grave owners are asked to attend.
Family table quiz: This will take place on Sunday, November 10, in Askeaton Community Hall. â‚¬10 per table. At least one adult per table.
Askeaton GAA night at the dogs: This will take place at the Greyhound Track on Saturday, November 16. Tickets can be obtained from any team coach or contact Larry Meade at 087-9640666, or Nicky Cuddihy at 087-6444395. Tickets purchased through the club only are entered for a â‚¬500 Buster Draw.
St Maryâ€™s Graveyard Church Street: The Rosary will be recited at St Maryâ€™s Graveyard Church Street, on all Sundays of November at 3.30pm.
Table Quiz: In aid of Foynes District Search and Rescue will be held in the Yankee Clipper Foynes on November 8, at 9.30pm. Table of four is â‚¬20.
Apostolic Workers: Christmas Cake Raffle in aid of the Missions, baked by Mrs Gene Foley. Tickets are â‚¬1, each available at the Post Office. Your support for the Missions would be very much appreciated.
Going Strong Club: It is hoped to run a pre-Christmas shopping trip to Blanchardstown Shopping Centre, Dublin on Saturday, November 16. Fare is â‚¬20. Bookings to Breda Kelly at 086-3481586.
ColÃ¡iste Mhuire: TY Psycho Spaghetti: On Wednesday the 23rd of October all TY students attended a performance of â€˜Observations from a Hedgeâ€™ a one man comedy drama show written, directed and performed by Ger Carey in Friarâ€™s Gate Theatre, Kilmallock. This spoof of teenage life offered hilarious insights into the everyday trials and tribulations facing modern students. It also afforded students the opportunity to experience live drama as part of their TY English programme. All the students agreed that it was a worthwhile and more importantly enjoyable experience!
PA AGM / Cash for Clobber: The ColÃ¡iste Mhuire Parentsâ€™ Association held their AGM on October 24th. A new committee was elected and plans were set in motion for the coming year. November 12th is the date for the Cash for Clobber collection, so bag up all those old clothes and shoes and anything else taking up space in drawers and wardrobes including hats, bags, belts, duvet covers, sheets and pillow cases, (not duvets or pillows). Drop off in the school on Monday 11th November from 3:30pm â€“ 6pm and on Tuesday morning, 12th November from 8:05am â€“ 10am. Cash for Clobber bags are available from the school office or alternatively you can use strong black bin bags.
LC Retreat: Leaving Cert students enjoyed a day of reflection on October 25th facilitated by Fr Declan Brown from the Mir Retreat Centre. The annual 6th yr Retreat is always a highlight, allowing students some time out from their studies to relax and contemplate all that is positive in their lives.