Adare Nov 2

ADARE VILLAGE HALL AGM: The Adare Village Hall AGM will be held at the hall on Thursday 7 November at 8pm. All welcome, please come along and help us to continue to maintain this beautiful building in the centre of our village or contact Valerie for further details 086 2221746.

ADARE VILLAGE HALL AGM: The Adare Village Hall AGM will be held at the hall on Thursday 7 November at 8pm. All welcome, please come along and help us to continue to maintain this beautiful building in the centre of our village or contact Valerie for further details 086 2221746.

ADARE VILLAGE HALL UP COMING EVENTS: Charity Christmas Card sale on November 23, more details to follow. Furniture Auction on December 1, please contact Patrick O’Donovan, office: 069 62713 mobile 085 1389114. Rambling House at Adare Village Hall on December 6, details to follow. Christmas Craft Market on December 14 from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. We have a number of indoor and outdoor stall spaces available. Please let us know as soon as possible whether you are interested, as we have only a limited number of spaces available. If you have any questions regarding the market or the attached guidelines, please contact us. Phone: 087 – 2582973 (preferably text rather than call during working hours). Email: adarecommunityoffice@gmail.com

ADARE ACTIVE RETIREMENT: Adare Active Retirement will hold a talk on first aid on November 7, Bingo on November 14, Christmas Party in Glin on November 21 and Bingo on 5 December all at Embury Close Hall at 7.30pm. There is also Bowling every Tuesday 3pm to 5pm at Embury Close Hall.

THE JOY OF MUSIC AT ST NICHOLAS’ CHURCH: St. Nicholas’ National School invites you to St. Nicholas’ Church, Adare on Friday 8 November at 8.00pm to the The Joy of Music. A musical evening in the company of Owen Gilhooly (baritone), Helen Houlihan (soprano), Irina Dernova (piano and organ) and St. Nicholas’ School Choir. Tickets €10 and Family tickets are available. Proceeds in aid of St. Nicholas’ School. For further details contact stnicholasadare.ias@eircom.net or 061396683

PRAYERS IN GRAVEYARDS & BLESSING OF GRAVES: Sunday November 3, St. Nicholas Cemetery – after 11.30am Mass (c. 12.30pm), Old Cemetery – 12.45pm, Bohernakill – 3.00pm, Drehidtrasna – 3.20pm.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION: As and from Wednesday November 6 Exposition and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place in the Sacristy. Access to the Sacristy after 11am will be from the outside door – use the bell on the door if the door is closed. Thank you.

MASS READERS, EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS AND ALTAR SERVERS: Readers Saturday, TBA, Sunday, 9.30am Pat Morrissey, 11.30am Antoinette Collins. Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday, Mary O’Connor and Chris Guiney, Sunday 9.30am Margaret O’Mahony, 11.30am Ann Keohane and Margaret Clifford. Altar servers, Saturday Team D, Sunday 11.30, Team B. The parish is looking for new readers who would like to read at our weekend masses. If you are interested, please contact the parish office, 061 396172.

ADARE BORD NA NOG: Adare U10 Hurlers played three matches last Saturday in U.L. Our Opponents were Cappamore, Croagh/Kilfinny, and Sixmilebridge. On the day the large support were treated to excellent fare as all the teams showed great skill and commitment throughout the Blitz. Great Credit to Tony Dunne & Joey Hickey for organizing the Blitz and for coaching the players during the year. Our players on the day were: Brian McNamara, Eoin Connoly, Sean O Mahoney, Liam Dunne, Oliver Corbett, Sam Hickey, Ben Heffernan, Paul Costello, Aron Flynn, Ronan Walsh, Sohayb Essefiam, James O Mara, Shane Gleeson, Oran Hanaran, Finlay Parbat, Jonmarc Sorenson.

LAUREL HILL FCJ SCHOOLS 2013 GATHERING: Calling all Laurel Hill FCJ past and present pupils and their families, why not join us for the biggest past pupil gathering and family fun night at the Limerick Greyhound Stadium on Friday the 8 of November in aid of school development fund. Tickets €10 each family pack ticket 2 adults 2 children €25. Tickets available at both school receptions Laurel Hill FCJ Secondary School 061 319383 or Laurel Hill FCJ Colaiste 061 313636.

WEST LIMERICK 102FM, GREAT CEILÍ NIGHT: West Limerick 102fm, Great Ceilí Night on Friday November 22 at the Knockaderry Community Centre. Music by Donie Nolan from 9.30pm. Teas & Coffee Served. There will be a raffle on the night. Admission: €10

ADARE PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP: The Adare Parent and Toddler group is held upstairs in the Heritage Centre every Friday at 10.15am. They meet at 10.15 until 12.15 to facilitate those who have to collect children from playschool. They would like to issue a special invitation to all parents of children from 0-5 to come and join us on Friday mornings especially Dads, childminders and grandparents minding children in this age group. If you are expecting your first baby and would like some advice and a chat please do come along. The cost is €3 per family and includes tea, coffee, biscuits and treats for the toddlers! For further information please contact Caroline on 061 602878.

ADARE VILLAGE HALL CLASSES: Monday 8-9pm Full Body Workout with liz 087 6112721- all welcome, Tuesday 9.30am - 10.30am Zumba with Catriona 087 2666060, Tuesday 11.30 am - 12.30 pm ladies badminton, Wednesday 7-8pm twin dragon karate with Matt 086 8744423, Tuesday 7-8pm Herbelife with Kristy (front room) 086 1561847, Thursday 6pm -7.30pm Hopkins school of Irish dancing all ages welcome 087 6451656. Furniture Auction on Saturday 12 October, call Pat O’Donovan 087 9977340 for further details.

SCOUTING IRELAND: Call to get involved in all the fun and adventure of Scouting. Are you interested in assisting with your local scout group? There are over 200 reasons to get involved and all add up to adventure, fun, challenges & life long friendships. Scouting is open to both male & female members and runs different programs from ages 6 upwards. If you are interested in becoming an adult volunteer please contact Judy O’Sullivan your local scout group facilitator on 086 0203038 , email josullivan@scouts.ie or contact Adare Group Leader, Diana Duggan on 085 7371501.

ADARE COMMUNITY OFFICE: The Adare Community Office is now up and running and currently updating its data base of clubs and services in the village. Opening hours at present are 10am to 4pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. If your club or organisation would like to be included in this data base or your details updated please call in or email adarecommunityoffice@gmail.com . Check out our website http://adarecommunitycouncil.wordpress.com/ for regular updates and current events.

LIMERICK COUNTY AA MEETINGS: There is a closed meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous (A.A) in the C.B.S National School,Rathkeale Rd, Adare every Sunday night at 8:30 for anyone who might think they have a problem with alcohol or who need help to stop drinking. Limerick County A.A can be contacted at limerickcountyarea@gmail.com or on 087- 9313134.

PARISH WEBSITE:www.adareparish.ie has news of the parish, schools, marriage information, etc. It is a very comprehensive website with a lot of local parish information. There will also be a virtual tour of the church upon completion of the restoration project.