FÉILE CONGRATULATIONS: Many congratulations to all those involved in last weekend’s Féile na nGael, the players, the host families, the sponsors, the volunteers and the team managers in particular Kevin Costello and Jim O’Donoghue for all their hard work. Adare hosted St. Rynaghs from Offaly who were unlucky to be beaten by one point in the final. Well done to the Adare boys for playing thee great matches and for welcoming their counterparts into their homes
SEISIÚN AT THE HERITAGE CENTRE: Seisiún, the weekly traditional music summer show sponsored by Comhaltas Ceoltoirí Éireann, will be hosted by the Murroe/Cappamore branch every Tuesday night at the Heritage Centre in Adare at 8.30pm until August 7. 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 is partnered with the Gathering 2013. All are very welcome
RED CROSS CHIROPODY CLINIC: The Red Cross Chiropody Clinic will be held on Thursday July 18 in the Methodist hall from 1pm to 3.30 pm.
LIMERICK WEST GIY: Limerick West GIY, with the aim of inspiring people to grow their own food, goes on the road for the next few months. This month we will pay a visit Rachel O’Grady’s in Askeaton on Thursday 18 July with meeting time for the garden tour scheduled for 7pm. Rachel has both fruit and vegetable areas. Rachel is a very experienced organic grower and is always willing to share her knowledge. If you plan to attend and need directions please text your name to 0879918956. On Thursday August 15 the visit will be to the plot of Chris Enright, Morenane. More details in the coming weeks.
DESMOND CASTLE GUIDED TOURS: The guided Desmond Castle tour is running daily until September. Details from Adare Heritage Centre 061 396 66
5-A-SIDE SOCCER: 5–a-side soccer is held every Thursday 8-9pm in the Manor fields, Adare. All players and levels welcome. If interested text Conor, 0872871436.
MASS READERS, EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS AND ALTAR SERVERS: Readers Saturday, Catherine Noonan, Sunday, 9.30am Rose Brennan, 11.30am John Hanna. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday, Pat Hogan and Margaret Caulfield, Sunday 9.30am Anna O’Donnell, 11.30am Mary Moore and Sean Fitzgibbon.
ADARE COMMUNITY OFFICE: The Adare Community Office is now up and running and currently updating its data base of clubs and services in the village. Opening hours at present are 10am to 4pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. If your club or organisation would like to be included in this data base or your details updated please call in or email email@example.com . Check out our website http://adarecommunitycouncil.wordpress.com/ for regular updates and current events.
ADARE VILLAGE HALL ACTIVITIES: Monday: Full work out with Liz, 087 6112721, 8 - 9pm. Tuesday: Zumba with Catriona, 9.30- 10.30, Female Badminton, 11.30 - 12.30, Male Badminton 9 - 10. Wednesday: Twin Dragon Karate with Matt 086 8744423 7 - 8pm, Saturday Mornings - Local Market - Hugh Doherty 087 2791525.
ADARE ACTIVE RETIREMENT: Adare Active Retirement hold Bowling every Tuesday 3pm to 5pm at Embury Close Hall.
LIMERICK COUNTY A.A. MEETINGS:There is a closed meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A) in the C.B.S National School,Rathkeale Rd, Adare every Sunday night at 8:30 for anyone who might think they have a problem with alcohol or who need help to stop drinking. Limerick County A.A can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 087- 9313134.
PARISH WEBSITE:www.adareparish.ie has news of the parish, schools, marriage information, etc. It is a very comprehensive website with a lot of local parish information. There will also be a virtual tour of the church upon completion of the restoration project.
ADARE MARKET: Adare County Market is held every Saturday from 10am to 2pm in front of the Village Hall. There are a wide variety of artisan, homemade goods for sale which including Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, Home Baking, Handknits, Handmade Greeting Cards and Jewellery, Free Range Eggs, Homemade Jams (Seasonal), Handmade Crafts including an Alterations Service. We look forward to seeing you there. If you are interested in having a stall at the market please contact Hugh Doherty at the fresh Fruit and Vegetable stall where he will give you an application form.