PRESIDENT AT GAA GROUNDS: Liam O’ Neill the president of the GAA paid a visit to the parish last Monday in conjunction with Feile na nGael which comes to Limerick in a few weeks time. Liam was greeted by some 110 boys and girls from the age of six to sixteen. He spoke to all the players in their respective group and also in the clubhouse to the many parents that attended. His visit was much appreciated by the coaches who are doing much working in promoting national games among the youth of the parish. Sligo and Easkey will be the club to stay in the parish during Feile week end and everything is being done to make their stay a memorable one. Sligo follows Louth, Kerry and Derry to Hospital and Herbertstown since Seamus O’ Riain of Tipperary introduced the competition back in the early 1970s.
Under 6,8 and 10 training and coaching every Thursday at the GAA field from 6 to 7. The numbers attending continues to rise as Liam O’ Neill saw. More girls and boys will be made welcome and hurleys, helmets and gum shields are on sale at reasonable prices.
LADIES FOOTBALL: St. Bridgid’s contested the county under 14 A semi final in Kildimo to defeat Monegea 5-5 to 2-8. Scorers for the winners – Keely Baggott-3, Ciara Clancy 2-1, Emma O’ Brien 1-0, Nicola Kenny 1-0, Ciara Eramus 0-1. The county final versus Monaleen will be played in Caherelly before these notes appear.
A.A. MEETING: If you know anybody with alcohol problems, they might be interested in a A.A. meeting in the Bruff Bandroom on May 31 at 8.30pm. Some information on the A.A. will be provided and light refreshments available.