Anglesboro/Kilbehenny

ANGLESBORO WEEKLY 45 DRIVE GAME:

ANGLESBORO WEEKLY 45 DRIVE GAME:

1st & 2nd prize divide: Sean Hanley and Mary Catherine Buckley, John Dawson and Moss Creed, Dan O’Connor and Bernard Condon. Table prizes: Noel Ryan and Denny Morrissey, John Morey and Pauline McGrath and Eugene Grant and Mick O’Brien. Raffle: 1st prize: Mick Kearney. 2nd prize: Larry English and 3rd prize: Rita Noonan. Cards - every Tuesday night in Anglesboro at 8.45pm. Your support would be greatly appreciated.

KILBEHENNY WEEKLY BINGO:

€20: Eileen Martin, Sheila Walsh, Phil Lawton, Mary Murphy, Betty Slattery, Florence Fogarty, Rodger O’Donnell, Jim Quirke, divide: Tommy Gallagher and Margaret Mullins. €30: Betty McCabe. €40: Rose Nixon, F. Dowling, Nancy Condon, Martina Finn, Betty Moloney, Rose Nixon, divide: Mary Glavin and Bernie Molan. Divide: Helen Martin and Rodger O’Donnell. €50: Esther O’Brien. €100: Kitty Fox. Sheets €30: Betty Moloney. €100: Phil Lawton. Monthly sheet €100: Kathleen Dinan and M Tasha divide. €250: Christy Roche. Raffle: 1st prize €30: Nora Gallagher. 2nd prize €20: Joan Meaney and 3rd prize €10: Rose Nixon. Free Books - small; Joan Burke and large; Esther Roche. Bingo every Sunday night in Kilbehenny Community Centre at 8.30pm.

POTATO FESTIVAL: Kilbehenny Potato Festival continues this week with a full programme of events. On this Thursday night the Walking Group will meet up at Galtee Castle car park and walk to the new wooden bridge, where it will be officially opened and blessed. Non-members are also welcome to come along. The walk will commence at 6.30pm. Further information on this can be sought by contacting Katherine on (087) 9823762 or Mary on (086) 3817790. This will be followed by line dancing in the Community Centre, commencing at 8.30pm. On Friday there will be a kid’s fancy dress parade starting at Ballinatona Cross at 7.30pm. This will be followed by a soap box racing commencing at 8.30pm. The night will be danced away to the sound of Catherine and The Images in the Community Centre at 9.30pm. On Saturday people can take a trip back in time to the 1940’s with an American Wake. People are invited to dress up in any period costume and to come along in any mode of transport. Sunday will commence with a Duck Derby in the Mill River at 12 noon and conclude with a huge bingo session at 8.30pm. All proceeds will go towards the building fund. Potatoes will be on sale throughout the festival. Please contact Moss Fitzgerald on (087) 8214991 for any further information.

WALKERS: On next Monday night Anglesboro Walking Group will head to Ballintubber outside Ballylanders village and walk around Ballygriggin Wood, which will be led by Eileen Fitzgerald and Morgan Murphy.

R.I.P: Sincere sympathy is extended to Helen Russell of Ballinatona on the recent death of her sister – Bernadette Quinlan of Ardglare, Mitchelstown. Burial took place in Mitchelstown new cemetery. Ar deis De go raibh a h-anam deilis.

DRIVE TO SURVIVE: A huge crowd turned up to St. Patrick’s Church Anglesboro on Thursday evening last as Fr. Dick Kelly P.P and Fr. Jackie Flynn of Carrigane, Kilbehenny con celebrated a special mass for the safe journey around Ireland for the group, who will raise funds for Hospice Care in Ireland. On Friday morning at 7am, a hearty breakfast was served to all who came along to wish the travelers a prosperous trip. At 8.45am, members of the Liam Lynch Memorial Pipe Band played a few tunes. Fr. Dick Kelly P.O then blessed the vehicles and all travellers before being escorted by members of Mitchelstown Fire Brigade. They will be arriving back in Ballylanders on Thursday evening at approx 7.30pm. Reports to date indicate that the collection is going very well – completely exceeding all expectations in some areas.

ANGLESBORO CYCLING CLUB: All members of Anglesboro Cycling Club expressed their joy when the new jerseys arrived at the weekend. This newly formed Club is going from strength to strength, with their twice weekly cycles on Sunday mornings and Wednesday nights. The Jerseys will be officially launched at a function in the near future. Further information can be sought by contacting Secretary – Dan McCarthy on (087) 6883534.

G.A.A: Galtee Gaels junior “A” team went under to Ballylanders in the South Limerick Junior “A” football championship. The game was played in Kilfinane on Saturday last. The teams were level with two minutes to go when Gaels conceded a goal. The final score was Ballylanders 1-11, Galtee Gaels 0-11. Gaels have now two games left and must win both to have any chance of making the semi-final. Best of luck to the u-16 footballers, who have qualified for the County Final, which will be played at the end of August. The under 8 team had a one point victory over Glanworth in a recent challenge game at Col. John O’Mahony Park in Kilbehenny recently. All in the parish would like to send best wishes to the Limerick minor and senior hurling teams in the All-Ireland semi-finals in Croke Park on this Sunday coming. Large crowds are travelling to Dublin this weekend. In conjunction with the senior game Galtee Gaels Club na nOg are running a Golden Goal competition. Tickets re just €2 each, with a prize of €100 for the time the first goal is scored. There is also a no goal ticket, should that happen, as did in the Munster final when Kate Lewis from Barna had the no goal ticket.