Set Dancing: Set dancing classes will resume in the hall in Ballyhahill Monday night next 13th. January at 8.30 p.m. Looking forward to seeing you all back after the Christmas break.
Ballyhahill/Loughill ICA: Ballyhahill/Loughill guild of the ICA will hold their next meeting in the hall in Ballyhahill Tuesday night next 14th. January at 8.00 p.m. Hope to see all our members on the night,
IFA Co. Executive Meeting: Henry Burns chairman of the IFA Beef Committee will be the guest speaker at the IFA county executive meeting on Wednesday, January 8th. at 8.00 p.m. in the Woodlands Hotel, Adare. This is a very important meeting on the future of beef farming so all farmers are welcome even if they are not a member of the IFA.
Mental Health News: The West Limerick Branch of the Mental Health Association will resume its monthly meetings at Maple Lodge, Gortboy on Tuesday night January 14th. at 8.00 p.m.
Samaritans: The Samaritans have a new free phone number 116 123 and are trialling this new phone number in Limerick city and county and north Tipperary. Because of their very limited budget the Samaritans are reaching out to as many as possible to distribute details of the number.
Toastmasters: The next meeting of west Limerick toastmasters is Wednesday night January 15th. at the Desmond Complex from 8.30 p.m. – 10.30 p.m. This will start off the new season and people thinking of joining are made especially welcome on the night. For further information contact Donnacha on 086/8494505.
Glor Tire: Micheal Collins the band leader with the Micheal Collins Showband from Tournafulla is a contestant in the new series of Glor Tire on Tina G. The first show will take place this Wednesday night January 8th. at 10.30 p.m. and Micheal is looking for votes so that he will be able to stay in the running. He is asking everyone who knows him to support him over the next few weeks.
Panto: Puss n Boots will be performed by the Killorglin players in the I.N.E.C. in Killarney on Sunday February 16th. A bus will be leaving Newcastle West at 4.30 p.m. picking up en route and stopping at the bus stop outside the Church in Abbeyfeale at 4.45 p.m. You will have time for refreshments before the performance commences at 6.00 p.m. Early booking is advised as this is a very popular event. Contact Maureen at 087/9845102.
Pilgrimage:A lay Dominican pilgrimage to Fatima takes place for seven nights departing Dublin October 2nd. You will be staying in Hotel Tres Pastorinhos. The cost is €799 per person sharing but this includes your insurance and all your meals. Singe Room Supplement €25 per night. If paid in full by February 3rd. there is a reduction of €100 or if you pay a deposit of €200 by the same date then the price is reduced by €50. There is a spiritual director travelling with group. Further details from Bro. Michael Neenan O.P. phone 01/4048100 or contact Maureen Finnegan 087/9845102 pilgrimages abroad at Lauri Duffy Travel.
Trad Concert Thanks: The organisers of the Trad Concert which was held at The Angler’s Rest in Loughill before Christmas wish to thank all the youth who played, sang and danced on the night. Thanks to our guests Sean Dalton, Mike Walsh, Alan Egan and Phil Nolan. Thanks to the parents who supplied food and spot prizes for the huge crowd who turned up and made the concert such a wonderful enjoyable night for everyone. Finally thanks to Tom, Eileen, Thomas and Grace O’Shaughnessy of The Angler’s Rest for their generosity on the night. There will be more Trad Nights to follow.
Bally Rovers Lotto: From Jan 3. There was no jackpot winner at the draw which took place at Barr na Sraide in Ballyhahill Friday night 27th. December. The numbers drawn were as follows: 4. 9, 18, 32:
Lucky Dip Winners: €75 Annette Murphy, Killeaney; €50 Ann Marie Langan, Tarbert; €50 Laura and Joe, Pallasgreen; €30 Hannah Culhane, Turraree, Glin; €30 Mary Ann Kenrick, Ballyguiltenane; €30 Mary McAuliffe, Toureen, Athea.
10 Free Tickets: Danny Enright, Tarbert:
Promoter’s Prize: Mike Thornton:
The new jackpot was held at Bardini’s in Shanagolden 3rd. January.
Bally Rovers: There was no jackpot winner at the draw which took place at Bardini’s Bar in Shanagolden 3rd. January. The numbers drawn were as follows: 3, 5, 7, 13:
Lucky Dip Winners: €75 Dr. Carol O’Hanlon, Finnoe, Ballyhahill; €50 Pat Mulvihill, Blane, Athea; €50 Mouse and Maggie, c/o Barr Na Sraide; €30 Peg Mulvihill, Blane, Athea; €30 Helen Regan, Loughill and €30 Lia Sillery, Clounties, Shanagolden.
10 Free Tickets: Bill Gammell, Pallasgreen:
Promoter’s Prize: John Lane:
The draw this week will be held at The Angler’s Rest in Loughill this Wednesday night 8th. January for a jackpot of €20,000.
Bally Rovers Christmas Draw: From December 27. 1st €50 Terence McSweeney; 2nd €50 Eddie Browie c/o Danny Looney; 3rd €50 Patrick J Hayes c/o Barr Na Sraide; 4th. €50 Fishing Club; 5th. Bottle of Whiskey Darren Mulcahy and 6th Bottle of Whiskey Padraig Ambrose, Loughill.
Gerald Griffin’s Lotto: Results from January 6. There was no winner of the €8,700 jackpot at the draw which took place at Barrett’s Bar in Glin Monday night last 6th. January. The numbers drawn were as follows: 1, 13, 19, 23.
Lucky Dip Winners: €80 John Sheehy, c/o Con O’Brien; €35 Sinead Cannon, Abbeyfeale; €35 Hugh Dunne, Glin and €20 Billy Martin, Glin.
Promoter’s Prize: Con O’Brien:
The jackpot next week will be €8,800 and the draw will be held at Barr na Sraide in Ballyhahill Monday night next 13th. January.