CASTLE GOLF SOCIETY: Twenty four members of the Society travelled to Portumna Golf Club on Saturday, June 22, to play their fourth outing of the season.

CASTLE GOLF SOCIETY: Twenty four members of the Society travelled to Portumna Golf Club on Saturday, June 22, to play their fourth outing of the season.

There were many positives contributing to making it a great day for the player’s enjoyment; a cheerful atmosphere amongst the players, free-flowing banter, an opportunity for players to improve their position on the G.O.Y. table. The course in immaculate condition and a high level of anticipation from each player for a good performance on the day.

The weather certainly had a major effect on the day’s play due to heavy showers and extremely strong winds leading to energy sapping conditions.

However undaunted, the competitive nature of the players emerged resulting in some exceptional golf being played and excellent results were returned. Once again a close finish materialised with just four points separating the top four players. James Reddy playing with youthful exuberance had a scintillating round which yielded a brilliant score of 40 points and he deservedly won the first prize.

Congratulations to James. Larry Culhane’s consistency realised an excellent 37 points to clinch the second prize. Willie Reddy eased into third place with an impressive 37 points. Willie Reddy’s fine play totted up to a superb 33 points and into fourth place.

Declan Ahern won the front nine with 18 points and Tim McCarthy took the back nine with 15 points. Willie Reddy won nearest the pin. Connie Carroll won the longest drive and what a fantastic drive it was. WOW!

The presentation of prizes took place at Guerins later that evening. Noel Ryan, Captain of the Society, welcomed all those present and said he was delighted with the outing. Noel thanked the Guerins for their hospitality, the players for their support and the committee for their efficiency and those who helped in any way. He congratulated all the prize winners.

Next Outing will be at Portumna Golf Club on Saturday, June 22.

TRANSFORMATION OF YOUTH HUB: Castleconnell Youth Project’s youth hub in the ACM Centre, Castleconnell, received a well needed lick of paint last Friday, as members Genworth Financial volunteered their artistic services.

Under the guidance of Andrew McMahon, Genworth Financial, the group transformed the youth hub into a contemporary space that will soon be the envy of all.
”We donate our time to worthy causes and what could be more important that our young people,” said Mr. McMahon, who was full of praise for his colleagues work.
”Despite some artistic differences, the group came together and did a great job,” continued Mr. McMahon.
Martin Duhig, Castleconnell Youth Project, thanked the Genworth team for the amazing work and looked forward to their return, ‘we’ve plenty more chores for them,’ laughed Mr. Duhig.
Infolink would like to thank Andrew and his team at Genworth for donating their time and look forward to working again with them in the near future.

HEALING RETREAT: Maranatha Prayer Ministry Invites you for the Healing Retreat through the Ministry of Rev. Fr. Michael O’Shea and Noel Byrne, enriched with the Rosary, Eucharistic Adoration, Word of God, Healing Mass, Praise and Worship, Confession, and Spirit Filled Music by the Maranatha Gospel Choir on Sunday July 21 , 2013 from 2.30pm to 7.30pm at St. Paul’s Church, Dooradoyle, Limerick. Tea and refreshments in hall after. Everyone welcome!

WEEKLY TRAD MUSIC SUMMER SHOW: Seisiún, the weekly traditional music summer show sponsored by Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Éireann will be hosted by the Murroe/Cappamore branch each Tuesday night at the Heritage Centre in Adare at 8.30pm beginning on Tuesday 26th June until 7th August incl.

This is a professionally produced stage presentation featuring some of the best musicians, singers and dancers in the area.

It is an ideal show to bring along any visitors to experience authentic traditional cultural entertainment. Comhaltas are partnered with the Gathering 2013. All are very welcome.