SCHOOL LIBRARY FUND: The Parents’ Association of St Caimin’s Community School have set a target of raising €10,000 for the school’s library fund. As part of this campaign the committee is holding an Electro Quiz, which will be held in the Oakwood Arms Hotel this Thursday evening, October 24 at 7.30pm. With six contestants per table, tickets are available at the hotel on the night and cost €10.
WYRD SISTERS: Muse Productions presents an amateur production of Terry Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters in the Oakwood Arms Hotel for five nights from Tuesday, October 29 to Saturday, November 2 directed by Martin McNelis. This promises to be a highly entertaining show and tickets can be booked on 087 1553055. Family tickets are available. Go along and support our local drama group and get in the spirit of Halloween.
CELEBRATION: The Liam McCarthy Cup, U21 All Ireland Trophy and members of the victorious Clare Senior and U21 teams visited Wolfe Tones GAA Clubhouse on Monday evening. A large group of supporters attended to welcome the players. Young and old alike were delighted to get an opportunity to get photos taken with the Liam McCarthy cup.
PRESENTATION: On Tuesday night in the Shannon Library, Valerie Sweeney presented to Clare County Library of a number of historical photographs, some previously unseen of the exciting early days of the Airport. Dúchas na Sionna were also being presented with 37 original taped conversations of rare interviews with people associated with the Airport back then, which were used in Valerie’s book “Shannon Airport A Unique Story of Survival
HALLOWEEN CUPPA: The Junior Conference of St. Vincent de Paul in St. Caimin’s School will hold a hospitality morning for mass goers at the 9.30am mass on Friday morning in Mary Immaculate church. They will be sharing a cup of tea/coffee to celebrate mid-term and to show their appreciation to their elders. All are welcome.
CHESS CLUB: Shannon Chess Club meets on Friday evenings at 6.30pm in the library. New members are welcome.
CAMP: The Leisure Centre is running a Halloween Camp for four days during the mid-term break for children 5 to 12 years. It runs from 9.30am to 2.30pm the cost is €44 or €12.50 per day, it includes spooky arts and crafts, sports, slimey swimming, creepy climbing, games and more!
SET DANCINC: St Senan’s Social Club set dancing classes in The Bellsfort Inn every Tuesday night at 8.30pm. The tutor is Mike Mahoney. Everyone is welcome.
GOLF: The Brendan Keane Memorial Competition will take place at Shannon Golf club on Saturday with tee times from 11am to 12.15pm. The Presentation will take place in the Goal Post that night at 9pm.
This very popular outing has been organised annually by members of Wolfe Tones in memory of Brendan who passed away suddenly in 1997. All proceeds are donated to charity.
SHANNON TOWN FC: Shannon Town will be holding a monster pool and darts fundraising competition in Darcy’s Bar on Sunday October 27.
SOCCER: Shannon Town children’s training for the u-5s and u-6s continues in the Comprehensive Astro turf every Saturday morning from 10am to 11am, with u-7s training held from 5pm to 6pm on Tuesday evenings.
CEMETERY SUNDAY: The annual Cemetery Sunday will take place on Sunday, November 3 at 2.30pm in Lemenagh Cemetery and at 4pm in Illaunamanagh Cemetery.
RECENT DEATHS: Sympathy to the family of Mary Manto, Willow Park, Ennis. To the family of Nancy Quinn, Finian Park who was buried on Tuesday. To the family of Patricia McCrohan, Fergus Road who died on Thursday. To John Burns, Ballycasey on the death of his sister Michelle Lynn, Belfast. To Anne Akamnonu, Dun na Ri on the death of her father Jack O’Shea, Cork, who died on Sunday. To Pawel Budziak, 7 Ryewood House, Ballycasey Court on the death of his mother Marianna Budziak who died in Poland. May they rest in peace.
WEDDINGS: Congratulations to Jennifer O’Connell, Tradaree Court and John Madden, Mallow, who were married in The Wells Church on Friday.