June 15

Pallaskenry Community Playground Committee: Clothes Recycling Drive in aid of a Community Playground. Clothes ,bags, shoes, belts, bed linen, towels, soft toys, textiles, mobile phones, books accepted (no school books, magazines or diaries). Collection point at Pallaskenry Community Centre between 11am-1pm on Saturdays 15th and 22nd June. To arrange collection, please contact Joan O’Connell on 087 9858130.

Pallaskenry Community Playground Committee: Clothes Recycling Drive in aid of a Community Playground. Clothes ,bags, shoes, belts, bed linen, towels, soft toys, textiles, mobile phones, books accepted (no school books, magazines or diaries). Collection point at Pallaskenry Community Centre between 11am-1pm on Saturdays 15th and 22nd June. To arrange collection, please contact Joan O’Connell on 087 9858130.

Pallaskenry GAA Lotto Results: Congratulations to Larry McNamara, Cluain Mhuire on correctly predicting the lotto numbers drawn on 29/05/13 and winning the jackpot of 16,400. Larry was presented with his cheque on Saturday evening during the gathering celebrations in the GAA field. We wish him all the luck with his winnings.

Numbers drawn on the 05/06/13 were; 1, 2, 9 and 11. There was no winner. Lucky dips of €25 were won by: Mary Hogan, Geraldine O Connell, Ann Gleeson and Edel Fitz c/o Dermot. Next week’s jackpot will be €2,100 and draw wil take place in Clancy’s.

Pallaskenry AFC Lotto Results: Numbers drawn on 04/06/13 were;10, 20, 24 and 28 . There was no winner. Lucky dips of 25 euro were won by: ANN Gleeson, Andrew Ryan, Gretta Bourke, Sopia Dolan. Viv Ranahan, Erika Clarke, Mary Hogan and Claire Holland. Jackpot next week will be 20,000 and draw will take place in Corner House.

Community Games: Athletic training continues every Wednesday evening in GAA field from 7 to 8pm in preparation for the county finals in Mungret on June 22nd/23rd.

The Gathering and St Mary;s Church 150th Celebrations: What a wonderful weekend of celebrations here in Pallaskenry in glorious sunshine. The weekend started with the opening of the Gathering in the community centre by Fr. Donworth followed by a night of music, song and dance with Paddy O Neill. The village was alive with activity all day Saturday with football, hurling, tag rugby and athletics in the GAA field, along with pig on the spit and refreshments. On Saturday evening there was an exhibition of Irish dancing by the Linda Ball school of dancing, followed by a kiddies disco in Copsewood hall. The adults were catered for with music by Donal O Connell in the community centre. Sunday rounded off the celebrations with a vintage car/tractor rally around the village in the morning, while there was concelebrated mass at 2pm celebrated by Bishop Brendán Leahy and refreshments afterwards in the community centre.

ADAPT: Adapt is a charitable organization based in Rosbrien and offers a range of services to women survivors of domestic abuse and their children. The annual church gate collection is vital to maintain these essential services and will be held in Limerick city and county on 15th/16th June. Support would be really appreciated for this vital service.