Knocklong/Glenbrohane July 13

CHURCH NOTICES: Knocklong mass times are as follows: Saturday 7:30pm Sunday 9am and 11:30am. Glenbrohane masses are as follows this Saturday: 8pm Sunday 10am. Exposition and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament continues in both churches on Wednesday Knocklong 9:30am to 5:30pm Glenbrohane 10:30 am to 12:30pm

CHURCH NOTICES: Knocklong mass times are as follows: Saturday 7:30pm Sunday 9am and 11:30am. Glenbrohane masses are as follows this Saturday: 8pm Sunday 10am. Exposition and adoration of the Blessed Sacrament continues in both churches on Wednesday Knocklong 9:30am to 5:30pm Glenbrohane 10:30 am to 12:30pm

DATE FOR YOUR DIARY: September 8 Grandparent’s day trip to Knock leaving Knocklong cross as usual more details later

CHURCH GATE COLLECTION: in aid of Cancer Society Saturday and Sunday July 13 and 14.

GLENBROHANE DEFIBRILLATOR: in emergencies pleas ring 0876577355

KDA: Check us out on www.knocklong.net . If you would like to add you business to our business directory please contact secretary@knocklong.net .

RETIREMENT PARTY: A retirement party will be held in the Knocklong Community Hall on Thursday July 11 for John Tobin. All are welcome on the night. We hope to see a lot of former workers as well as clubs, community and associations who have worked with John over the past 20 years. The Knocklong Community Newsletter will be available in shops and businesses from next weekend. It has details on the official hall opening and the Gathering festival in the end of August as well as info on the ‘Start Your own Business’ programme planned for Knocklong.

GATHERING: Knocklong will celebrate a Gathering weekend from August 23 to 25 this year. On Friday night we will have the official re-opening of the hall with special guest John Lonergan.

Sunday will kick off with a fancy dress parade followed by a family sports day and stalls in the field. We are inviting all Knocklong people to make it back to the village for that weekend and be part of the celebrations.

‘Start your own Business’ Supported by Enterprise, Employment & Education group and the KDA, Ballyhoura Development will run a ‘Start your own Business’ course for individuals who have a business idea, are in business or who have just started a business and for “Back to work Enterprise allowance” participants. The course will take place on: Tuesday August 20 from 10am to 3pm for six Tuesdays at the Community Centre Knocklong.

If interested please email eee@knocklong.net, text 087-9776 047 or contact any member of the KDA. If would like to learn more about developing your business idea, please call John Hassett on 063 91731 or email jhassett@ballyhoura.org

GARRISPILLANE GAA: Lotto numbers 1, 2, 20, 21. No winner, jackpot now €7,200

GAA FIXTURES: Minor Hurling- round 4 Garry-Bouncers v Templeglantine Friday July 12 at 7:30pm in Templeglantine provisional fixture date check for date change. Junior Hurling B south Championship round 1 Saturday 13th July at 6:30pm in Hospital. Garry-Bouncers v Blackrock.

KNOCKLONG COMMUNITY ALERT: if you would like to receive text alerts please Joe Moloney 0879136882 or Joe Johnson 0878040532

KNOCKLONG NATIONAL SCHOOL FUNDRAISER: Buster dog night Friday July 12th. Free bus will run from the church to the greyhound track and back: Booking is essential by giving your name at JEDDY’S shop Knocklong, POWER’S shop Garryspillane or to Pauline Taylor at 0878307820. Unsold tickets and money can be returned to the same locations. €20 ticket covers entry and draw for €1,000 on the night.

BALLINVEREENA SHOW: On Sunday July 14 from 2pm-5pm. From 2pm Anglesborough Pipe Band, 2:30 Fancy Dress Parade, 3:00pm Dog Show. Bingo, bouncy castle, various stalls, refreshments and shop also. Dancing 8:00-10:00 pm music by Declan Aungier.

GARRISPILLANE BORD NA NÓG: Thanks you for your support over the weekend of Feilé Na Gael. Cúl Camp takes place July 22 – 26for children aged 6- 13years. Book on line at www.kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie or phone Kevin O’Keeffe on 087-6790775

PRIMARY GAME: congratulations to Dylan Corbett, Ryan Tobin and Joseph Johnson whom have been selected to play on the primary game team at half time in the Munster Final this Sunday. Come on Limerick!

THANK YOU: Thank you to those who supported the recent Coffee evening in aid of the Niall Mellon Township Trust held in Hartigan’s Knocklong on Thursday June 13 at 7pm- a great €650 was raised on the night all funds raised go directly to renovation of St. Catherine’s School in Nairobi, Kenya.