Mar 23

Eamon Coffey

Reporter:

Eamon Coffey

Bilboa Lotto: Jackpot; €3,000. Lotto Draw; 11/03/2013 .Numbers Drawn . 3 – 7 – 8 - 26 No Jackpot winner. 4 Match 3 winners each received €50 . Jimmy Russell, Rearcross; Noel Mc Mahon, Kilcommon; Margaret Ryan, Shanbally, Rearcross; Ed McCormack, Cross Bar ,Kilcommon

Bilboa Lotto: Jackpot; €3,000. Lotto Draw; 11/03/2013 .Numbers Drawn . 3 – 7 – 8 - 26 No Jackpot winner. 4 Match 3 winners each received €50 . Jimmy Russell, Rearcross; Noel Mc Mahon, Kilcommon; Margaret Ryan, Shanbally, Rearcross; Ed McCormack, Cross Bar ,Kilcommon

Progressive ’45 Results: Monday 11th March. 1st Prize: Nonie Lonergan, Helen Doyle 2nd: Patsy Laffan, Pat O Connor,Pat Hourigan, Pat O Dwyer, Dick Laffan, Liz Barron, Sean Ryan, Niall Ahearne. Table Prizes: Liz Grant, Sean Collin,Willie Hynes, Jerome Riordan

Tidy Towns 2013: As the weather improves we need to make a start on our flower beds for this year. So I ask all people who would like to give 1 hour per week to the task to meet outside the Community Centre on Tuesday 2nd April. Here we can plan for year ahead.State what time and day suits people best.

We have registered for National Spring Clean 1st April – 30th April. If there is some area in need of clean-up it can be identified and work can take place on it. So bring along rubber gloves, Hi – Viz jacket or light coloured clothing. We will provide bags and signs.

Pa Smith: We wish Happy Birthday to Pa Smith, Farnane who celebrated his 93rd birthday on 16 March. Pa and his wife ,Mai, recently celebrated their 60th. Wedding Anniversary.

Fine Gael AGM: The Annual General Meeting of the local Fine Gael branch was held recently. Officers elected for 2013 were : Chairperson- Veronica Walsh; Vice –Chair – Siobhán Kelly Walsh; Secretary – Michael Gleeson; Joint Treasurers- Jackie Walsh, Timmy Butler; PRO – Oliver Dillon.

Electoral News: Under changes announced in 2012 Electoral Boundary Review, Cappamore returns to the old Limerick East constituency with effect from 12th April. It will be May before decision will be announced on electoral boundaries for the new Limerick City & Limerick County local elections in 2014

Charity Ride/ Fun Walk: Caherconlish Equestrian Trekking Centre is hosting its 2nd Charity Ride/Fun Walk on Easter Sunday (31 March). This year it is in aid of Cappamore Daycare Centre,;Vinmore House in Turagh Crescent, Caherconlish and Caherline Funds. Riders will meet at Boskill at 1.00p.m. Walkers start at Caherconlish Church at 1.30p.m. & Inch St. Laurence at 2.00p.m. For details and sponsor cards contact Wesley at 085 7673 468 or Fr. Roy at 087 2225 150

Recent Death : The death took place on 25th February of Biddy Ryan(W) nee Kearney of Annacarty. She was originally Biddy Kearney of the Blackboy. She was 92 years of age. She was sister of the late Pakie Kearney and the late Mary Kearney who died in Birmingham last at 92 years of age. Go ndéanaí Dia trócaire ar a h-anam.

Lourdes Draw: Congratulations to Michael McGrath and Con McGrath on winning €50 each in the Cashel & Emly Diocesan Lourdes Draw. Thanks to all who supported the draw.

Cappamore Friends of Lourdes: We would like to sincerely thank all who supported the recent church gate collection. €832.43 was gratefully received. A big “thank you” to all the collectors.

Palm Sunday: Next Sunday 24 March is Palm Sunday. Palms will be blessed at Saturday 7.30p.m. and Sunday 11.00a.m. Masses. Kindly bring your own palm to be blessed.