ANGLESBORO WEEKLY 45 DRIVE GAME: Card results are as follows; 1st prize: Dan O’Connor and Bernard Condon. 2nd prize: Damien and Martin Peters. Table prizes: Donie Hannon and Tom Lyons, Anthony Hanrahan and Mick Kearney, John Morey and Pauline McGrath. Raffle: 1st prize: Denis Wallace. 2nd prize: Moss Hanley. 3rd prize: Damien Peters. Cards - every Tuesday night in Anglesboro Hall at 8.30pm. Cards proceeds go towards the maintenance of the Hall and your support would be greatly appreciated.
KILBEHENNY WEEKLY BINGO: €20: Margaret O’Donoghue, Nora Gallagher, Phil Lawton, Mary O’Dwyer, Ger Murphy, Mary Glavin, Kathleen Kilmartin, Mary Galvin, Phil Lawton. €30: Margaret Walsh. €40: Mary Piggott, Rodger O’Donnell, Kathleen Walsh, Eileen Martin, Henry Martin, Joan Meaney, Ger Murphy and Mary McGrath. €50: Eileen Martin. €100: Betty Mooney. Sheets €30: Eileen Martin. €100: Betty Moloney. Raffle: 1st prize €30: Nora Gallagher. 2nd prize: €20: Ger Murphy and 3rd prize: €10: Joan Crotty. Free books – small; Margaret Walsh and large; Mary O’Dwyer. Bingo every Sunday night in Kilbehenny Community Centre at 8.30pm. Anglesboro monthly bingo returns this Friday night at 8.30pm in aid of Kilbehenny Celtic Soccer Club.
PRESENTATION: Well done to the newly formed Anglesboro Vintage Club who recently presented a cheque of €578 to the Mitchelstown branch of the Saint Vincent de Paul Society. It being the proceeds of the auction held after the Tractor Run. The auction consisted of new and vintage tractor parts which were donated to the Vintage Club by Mick Walsh of Churchquarter, Kilbehenny. The cheque was presented to Willie O’Mahony by Treasurer Marian Egan in Anglesboro.
OPEN NIGHT: On this Thursday night February 6 St. Fanahans College Mitchelstown will have their open night from 6 – 8pm. The Principals address will take place at 7pm. This is the last of the second level schools in Mitchelstown presentation nights to which primary school children from the parish could choose to attend next September. Further information can be sought by phoning St. Fanahans at (025) 24314.
CYCLING CLUBS: Anglesboro Cycling Club held their first annual general meeting since being formed one year ago on Wednesday night last in Anglesboro Community Centre. A large attendance turned up. Chairman Tom Hogan welcomed all to the agm. He thanked everyone for their work during the year for the Club, especially some of their fundraising events for charities, such as the “Special Friends” which they supported through their “Ring of Kerry” cycle held in early July and the sponsored cycle on Easter Sunday in aid of “Drive to Survive”. He also thanked outgoing Secretary Dan McCarthy who did not seek re-election. Treasurer Joan O’Connor showed the Club to be in a healthy financial position and she thanked all the sponsors who came forward to sponsor the jerseys and other gear for the Club. All in all, it was a very successful first year for this newly formed Club. Election of officers were as follows; Chairman – Tom Hogan, Secretary – Donnacha O’Halloran, Treasurer - Joan O’Connor, P.R.O – Siobhan Cronin. The position of Registrar is to be filled at the first meeting of the Club members. They are meeting on Sunday mornings for their weekly cycle at 11am. As the weather improves, they will revert back to the same times as last season.
Kilbehenny Cycling Club saw a great response to a group outing last week with a training session for Better Life Cycle with Kilbehenny cycling club members enjoying the challenge in chilly weather – well done to all. Training continues weekly for this charity event and for further details contact Tom ( 087 ) 2683587. The Club will be open from February 16th – further details in next weeks Leader. If you wish to find out more details about the Club – please check out the facebook page or webpage or contact secretary Eileen 086 3180962.
G.A.A: Galtee Gaels junior “A” team has resumed training for the 2014 season under the watchful eye of last years successful management of Anthony Moloney, manager John Breedy and trainer/coach Mark Leonard. They plan to take part in the all county intermediate football league this season as an additional competition which should be a greater experience for them. Galtee Gaels Club na n-Og would like to thank all who donated to their clothes collection last weekend.
WALKING GROUPS: Both Anglesboro and Kilbehenny walking groups continue to do their weekly walks during the winter season. For the first time Anglesboro walkers will walk every Tuesday night. For more information please contact Paddy Kelly on (086) 2673270. Kilbehenny walking group will meet every Sunday afternoon. They are meeting at 2pm every Sunday. For further information, please phone (025) 85721.
CREATIVE WRITING: A half day creative writing workshop will take place in Kilbehenny Community Centre on Saturday February 15. The workshop will start at 2pm and will finish at 5pm. This is an opportunity to write and share writing. Participants can expect a positive affirming approach, and a chance to explore different ways to get into the creative space. Writing prompts are given as starting points to help thoughts to flow. All levels of writing experience are welcome to attend. Further information can be sought by phoning Moss Fitzgerald on (087) 8214991. This workshop is led by Eva O’Callaghan (MLitt, H.Dip. Ed.) who is certified to lead workshops in the AWA method as described in “Writing Alone and with others” by Pat Schneider of Oxford University Press. More information can be sought by e-mailing Eva at firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost per person is only €25, so for anyone who has dreamed of a course like this, now is your opportunity and it’s on your doorstep!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Congratulations to Nellie Kiely of Old Road Anglesboro who recently celebrated her 80th birthday with friends and family at the Firgrove Hotel recently.