Knockainey/Lough Gur Sept 21

CARD RESULTS: Winners with 9 games Liam & Kathleen Roche and with 7 games each Brenda & Elsie Halvey, Tommy Byrnes & Pat Reale, Joe O’Meara & Norita Winters, Murty Hayes & Eddie O’Dea, Mike O’Dwyer & Dano Murnane. Table Prizes: Billy O’Mahoney & Mary Sheehy, Ann O’Dwyer & Mike O’Leary, Eugene Grant & Dick Laffan, DJ Ryan & Denis Walsh.

CARD RESULTS: Winners with 9 games Liam & Kathleen Roche and with 7 games each Brenda & Elsie Halvey, Tommy Byrnes & Pat Reale, Joe O’Meara & Norita Winters, Murty Hayes & Eddie O’Dea, Mike O’Dwyer & Dano Murnane. Table Prizes: Billy O’Mahoney & Mary Sheehy, Ann O’Dwyer & Mike O’Leary, Eugene Grant & Dick Laffan, DJ Ryan & Denis Walsh.

Raffle: €50 Tommy O’Brien, €25 Jimmy Cranley, €20 Tommy O’Brien, €10 Mary Sheehy, €10 Tony Barry, €10 Norita Winters, Wine Pat Naughton.

Cards every Sunday night at 8.30pm in Knockainey Community Centre, all are welcome.

KNOCKAINEY LADIES CLUB: will resume on Monday October 7th after the summer break with a night of music, song and dance, home baked refreshments and raffle. All are welcome to come along at 8pm in Knockainey Community Centre. The Club are pleased to announce for their next meeting on Monday October 21st renowned chef Carole Dollery form TV series “The Restaurant”, will do a cookery demonstration. This will surely be a night not to be missed.

KNOCKAINEY AFTERNOON TEA DANCE: will return on Sunday October 13th at 3pm with Sam O’Doherty.

UNISLIM CLASSES: will be held in Knockainey Community Centre on Thursdays 5.45 to 6.45pm commencing 5th September.

GATHERING CONCERT: a repeat performance of the Gathering Concert will take place on Friday October 4th in aid of Milford Hospice.

KNOCKAINEY GAA LOTTO: numbers drawn 1, 14, 16, 30. No jackpot winner. 4 x €20 winners Pauline Treacy, Caoimhe McNamara, Kathleen Walsh, Patrick Kirby. Seller’s Prize; Daire Leahy. Next week’s jackpot €4,400.

ART CLASSES: Art Classes, for beginners & advanced in Friars Gate Theatre ,Kilmallock on Tuesday morning and evening and at the Honey Fitz Theatre ,Lough Gur, on Wednesday morning. Starting September 24 and 25 for ten weeks. Cost is €130. For details contact Friars Gate on 063 98727 or Robert Ryan on 086 8812929,

EAST LIMERICK COMMUNITY RADIO: is holding a fundraiser draw with €2,000 in prizes ncluding a first prize of €1,000. Tickets are €5 each and will be on sale throughout East Limerick in the coming weeks and are also available from all station presenters and volunteers. For further information contact John McCarthy on 087-2746299.

CULTURE NIGHT: Friday September 20: You are invited to attend a night of music, song and story free of charge with local artists including Tom and Jean Tierney at Lough Gur Heritage Centre from 8.30pm. For further details please phone 061 385186 or email loughgur@gmail.com.

COUNTY LIMERICK YOUTH THEATRE: meet every Tuesday evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm at the Honey Fitz Theatre in Lough Gur. New members are always welcome to join. For further information please phone Fiona Quinn on 086 8246915.

BASIC COMPUTER COURSE: Want to improve your employment prospects or update your computer skills? This course is just for you. Benefit 4 Computer Skills Scheme part funded by the Department of Communication, Energy & Natural Resources. 10 hours computer training for €20. (5 days x 2hrs). Topics covered include email, using the internet, safety and security, using internet video communications (Skype etc) and online services such as online banking, motor tax online etc. Courses commencing in Mobile IT, Main St, Bruree, Co Limerick on Wed 25, Thurs 26 and Friday 27. Sept 2013. Various times available. For bookings please contact Anne Marie or Theresa in Mobile IT on 063-90952.

BRUFF BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL: will take place from Thursday October 3rd to Sunday October 6th. The Bluegrass Bands taking part are; Tin Box Company, Woodbine, Bending the Strings, Knottypines String Band, Down ‘N’ Outs, Well Enough Alone. Thursday October 3rd - heats of the Morning Star Rose Competion at 8.00pm in Derry’s Bar, Friday October 4th Final of the Morning Star Rose Competition at 8.00pm in Clancy’s Bar. Saturday October 5th 10K Run - Longboat Memorial 50K Cycle, Live 95fm broadcast and Music in all pubs from 5pm. Sunday October 6th - Hillbilly Tractor Run - celebrity in association with Cliona’s Foundation - 11.00am sign in at Clancy’s Bar. Music from 2.00pm. Donkey Derby, Soap Box Derby and Fireworks Display at 8.00pm. For more information on what promises to be a great weekend contact Clancy’s Bar at 061 382488, Derry’s Bar at 061 382433 or by e-mail; clancysbar@yahoo.ie or bruff.bluegrass.festival@gmail.com.

KNOCKAINEY TIDY TOWNS: are delighted to announce that we received 9pts in the National competition bringing our total to 271 pts. In the three yrs since our formation we have increased our points by 31 which is outstanding for a small rural village and just shows the commitment and support given by all. The Adjudicator stated that we had achieved great progress in a short space of time and it was richly deserved. He said it was a real pleasure to adjudicate. With every turn of the road there was evidence of a high level of care and commitment and congratulated us. Full report can be found on the Tidy Towns website or at our Community Office.

EVENING CLASSES: for Autumn 2013 in John the Baptist Community School, 061 383173: Art, Beginners Spanish,Cooking for Family & Friends,Digital Photography,Kettlebells, Occupational First Aid, Set Dancing and Zumba dancing. Regristration will take place from 2:00pm - 7:00pm on Wednesday 25th September 2013.

LIMERICK LIVING LINKS: Providing Emotional Support for people who may have been touched by suicide. Annual Healing Programme for 2013 Information night will be held on Tuesday night 24th September. in Limerick Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Denmark St., Limerick at 7.30pm. Contact No: 087-7998427