THE ASKEATON/BALLYSTEEN COMMUNITY COUNCIL LOTTO DRAW: There was no winner of the jackpot. The numbers drawn were 8, 14, 17 and 28. The lucky dip winners were Mud McTel c/o U. McCarthy, Tom Corrigan c/o N. Allen, Anna Greed c/o J. Whelan, Willie Sheahan c/o F. McCarthy, Martin Foley c/o M. McNight. Next weeks jackpot is €3,000 and the venue is Ranahans.
BALLYSTEEN LOTTO DRAW: There was no winner of the jackpot. The numbers drawn were 1, 2, 6 and 10. The lucky dip winners were Michelle Wilmott c/o Declan Shire, Margaret Loughnane c/o J. Loughnane, Una McCarthy c/o Tom McDonagh. Next weeks jackpot is €5,200 and the venue is De Bucket.
ASKEATON AFC LOTTO DRAW: There was no winner of the jackpot. The numbers drawn were 10, 19, 20 and 27. The lucky dip winners were J. Loughnane c/o J. Loughnane, B. Anglim c/o Ter Moran, Eily Gleeson c/o Dick Costello and Mary Hayes c/o Ter Moran. Promoters prize went to Johnny Loughnane. Next weeks jackpot is €8,400 and the venue is Downes.
PILGRIMAGE TO MEDJUGORJE: Askeaton/Ballysteen Parish are organising a pilgrimage to Medjugorje for September 14, 2013. 7 nights inclusive, flying from Shannon, fare: €689. Accompanied by Spiritual Director . Inquiries to Josephine Kiff, 061-392125 or Pauline Sconlon 061-392454.
PTAA: The annual Pioneer Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Shrine, Knock, will take place on Sunday, June 16. Coach departs from East Square at 8.20am, fare: €45. Includes coach, morning and evening tea and lunch at St Mary’s Convent, Knock. Bookings with fare to Breda Kelly.
ST MARYS GRAVEYARD: Thanks to everyone who contributed to the collection last weekend for St Marys Graveyard, Church St, Askeaton. The total collected was €550.59. Special thanks to all the collectors.
ASKEATON AFC FAMILY FUN DAY AND ANNUAL AWARDS: On Saturday, June 30 2013, from 1pm to 5pm in Askeaton Soccer Field. Fun for all the family including bouncy castle, face painting, penalty shoot out, BBQ, crossbar challenge, rat race and a raffle for a signed Munster rugby team ball. See you there. Admission €2, children go free.
GOING STRONG CLUB: The annual Going Strong Club outing is on Saturday, June 29. Cruise on the Shannon and Lough Derg, Killaloe. Lunch at the Lakeside Hotel, scenic drive by Mountshannon to Portumna. Coach departs East Square at 9.30am, Fare: €35, includescoach, boat trip, lunch and tea. Bookings with fare to Breda Kelly, on or before Friday, June 21.
CAR BOOT SALE: Don’t forget the Car Boot Sale in Askeaton soccer field on Sunday, June 16. Open to traders at 8am and the public at 9am. Entrance fee for traders is €10. Any queries: 086-3427725
BALLYSTEEN GAA 10K RUN: Saturday, June 29 at 11 am. Run, walk or cycle. Starts and finishes at Ballysteen Community Field. Cost: Members sponsorship cards, non members pay €10 on the day, all are welcome. Prizes include €100 cash prize and a cup for winning. Contact Eamon Murphy, 086-8392353. Sponsorship cards available from all players. www.facebook.com/ballysteenrun.
COURSE: Beginners drawing classes for adults and teens will take place over the course of 8 weeks at the Civic Trust House (tourist office), Askeaton. These will run from July 2 until August 20 on Tuesday evenings 7.30 to 9.30 pm . No previous experience necessary. Cost is €60, some materials provided. Sign up on June 25 at 8.00pm in the tourist office or ring 087-6205922.