Knockainey/Lough Gur Feb 8

PADRE PIO DEVOTIONS: in Knockainey Church at 7pm on Friday February 7, with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Rosary, Sacred Heart Novena, Confessions followed at 7.30pm with First Friday Mass.

PADRE PIO DEVOTIONS: in Knockainey Church at 7pm on Friday February 7, with Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Rosary, Sacred Heart Novena, Confessions followed at 7.30pm with First Friday Mass.

CARDS RESULTS: Winners with 9 games Norita Winters & Joe O’Meara and with 8 games each Eugene Grant & Dick Laffan, Paddy & Peggy Luddy, Noel Ryan & James O’Mahoney, Pat & Nora Ryan, Tim Feeney & Noel Crowley. Table Prizes: Jimmy & Mary O’Connor, Tommy O’Brien & Pat Halvey, Alec Hogan & Mary Sheedy, Willie Heffernan & Eddie O’Dea. Raffle: €50 Noel Ryan, €25 James O’Leary, €20 Donie Casey, €10 Dick Laffan, €10 Martin McHugh, €10 Mike O’Dwyer. Cards every Sunday night in Knockainey Community Centre at 8.30pm, all are welcome.

PILGRIMAGE TO FATIMA :May 26 to June 2, for 7 nights staying in Hotel Tres Pastorinhos. Spiritual Director Fr. John Walsh with insurance of €25 if required. €734.00 per person sharing. Further details from Kathleen Hayes 061 368549.

KNOCKAINEY HISTORICAL & CONSERVATION SOCIETY: presents “Walk the Line” a Johnny Cash Tribute Act in St. John’s Church, Knockainey on Saturday February 8th at 8.30pm. Tickets €15. Contact Norma on 087 6803087

KNOCKAINEY AFTERNOON TEA DANCE: on Sunday Feb 9th from 3pm to 6pm. Music on the day by Liam O’Sullivan, Refreshments will be served and there will be a raffle on the day.

WHO WANTS TO BE A THOUSANDAIRE: Knockainey GAA Club are hosting this popular show in Friday March 7th in Bulgaden Castle. This is a wonderful opportunity for business people to advertise on the night and also for people to support this innovative venture for the club. Inquiries for ads to Kieran Madden on 086 3509936, John Leo on 087 2193749, Michael Walsh on 087 9737431.

KNOCKAINEY PIONEER CENTER: A meeting will be held in the Community Centre on Friday February 7 at 8pm. This is a big year for our branch as we are celebrating 75 years in existence and would like to mark this year in a special way. There are a number of other important matters to be discussed. All Pioneers in the parish are asked to attend. The Pioneer Association does a tremendous amount of good work and it is vital that our branch remains vibrant.

KNOCKAINEY AFC LOTTO: There was no winner of the lotto last week which was held in Moloney’s Bar, Knockainey last Friday night. The numbers drawn were 6, 12, 14 & 17.. Lucky dip winners 4 x €20: Adrienne O’Connell, Jack Lynch, Mal Hayes Jnr & Jack Lynch. Seller’s prize €20: Siobhan Hayes. The next draw will be held in Reardon’s Bar, Holycross on Friday 7th February for a jackpot prize of €5700. Tickets on sale from the usual outlets and also online at www.knockaineyafc.ie

KNOCKAINEY LADIES FOOTBALL: are proud to announce that 4 of our players will represent the club this year at county level. Megan Kelleher and Clodagh Kirby were selected to play on both the Minor and Intermediate Limerick Team. Eimear Kirby was selected to play on the U14 county team and Ava Hartigan for the u16 county team. Well done girls on this fantastic achievement and best of luck in your upcoming matches.

BRUFF, GRANGE, MEANUS, ATHLACCA, KNOCKAINEY COMMUNITY GAMES: got off to a great start last Saturday with 17 competitors taking part in the Art competition in Bruree. A big thank you to Cherry Joy O’Regan for looking after the boys and girls. On Sunday we took part in the Semi-Finals of the Girls U10 and U13 indoor soccer. The U10’s were beaten by Askeaton and we wish them all the best in the Munster Finals. Our U13 won beating St. Senans’s. Next up was the Limerick County Final against Regional which they won with a score of 6 -3. Well done to all concerned.

LOUGH GUR AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY: present “the Salvage Shop” in the HoneyFitz Theatre on Friday Feb 14, Saturday Feb 15, Sunday Feb 16 and Thursday Feb 20, Friday Feb 21, Sunday Feb 22 at 8pm each night. For booking call 086 3774691. Note this play contains strong language.