David O’Meara


David O’Meara

Kilteely N.S. : Table quiz: well done to the U11 Quiz team: Dylan O’Sullivan, Suzanne O’Regan and Katie OMeara on representing the school in the Credit union Quiz in Caherconlish on Monday night. Congratulations to the U13 Quiz team: Craig Hannon, Kerry O’Meara, Martina O’Regan and Brendan Gleeson on finishing second place.

Kilteely N.S. : Table quiz: well done to the U11 Quiz team: Dylan O’Sullivan, Suzanne O’Regan and Katie OMeara on representing the school in the Credit union Quiz in Caherconlish on Monday night. Congratulations to the U13 Quiz team: Craig Hannon, Kerry O’Meara, Martina O’Regan and Brendan Gleeson on finishing second place.

Green Flag: We are thrilled to announce that we have benn successful in our efforts to gain a Green Flag for our school. An Taisce said that they were highly impressed by our programme. We will be awarded the Green Flag at a ceremony in Cork in May & plan to celebrate its raising at the school in June. Well done to everybody involved.

Deaths: Sympathy is extended to Mrs Daly, Cloverfield on the recent death of her father. May he rest in Peace. Also to the family, relatives and friends of Mrs Brenda O’Loughlin, Ballinagranna who was buried last Friday in Kilteely cemetery. She was wife of Michael who was one of the best known hunters attached to the parish. May she rest in peace.

Get-togethers: The get-togethers this March will be on Wednesday 27th of February from 8pm to 10pm. Musical group are different from others we have had. A good crowd would be nice to start off the year. Novelty groups will aslso perform on the night as will some nice refreshments. Please come along and enjoy a couple hours.

Sarsfield Ladies Gaelic Football Club: Our Club AGM took place Thursday 31st January in Cill Bhride. Officers elected on the night were as follows: Chairperson Jennifer Greene, Vice Chairperson Eamon O’Dea, Secretary Lisa Cosgrave, Assistant Secretary Marie Grace, Treasurer Deirdre McCarthy, Assistant Treasurer Lizzy Meehan, PRO Laura O’Connell, Registrar Caroline O’Connell, Childrens Officer Caroline McCarthy, Development Officer Maire Halvey.

The Juvenile Club will run from the age 6 up. Both Adult and Juvenile groups are starting back the 20th February indoors in Caherconlish for the first month. Juveniles 7-8pm, Adults 8-9pm. If you are interested in getting your child involved with the local club, contact Jennifer or any of the club officers. New players are always welcome.

Anyone interested in getting involved with the club please contact one of the officers.

Community Games: The art, model making and handwriting results were announced last Saturday night and medals presented to the winners. Congratulations to all who took part and best wishes to those who will represent our area in the county competitions.

Handwriting: U10 boys: 1st Conaill McGuire, 2nd Sean O’Dwyer, 3rd Sean Byrnes. U10 girls: 1st Aislinn O’Dea, 2nd Robyn O’Shea, 3rd Danielle Ryan, Sinead McGuinness.

Art: U8 boys: 1stCharlie Holmes, 2nd Matthew Looby, 3rd Alan Kinkead. U8 girls: 1st Aoife Barry, 2nd Lillian Houlihan, 3rd Sinead McGuinness

U10 boys: 1st Sean O’Dwyer, 2nd Evan McCarthy, 3rd Sean Byrnes. U10 girls: 1st Grace Holmes, 2nd Robyn O’Shea, 3rd Aislinn O’Dea.

U12 Boys: 1st Jeremy John Looby, 2nd James Wolfe, 3rd David Wolfe. U12 girls: 1st Shannon McCarthy, 2nd Marianne Looby, 3rd Katelyn Casey.

U14 boys: 1st Dylan Holmes, 2nd Eoghan O’ Dea, 3rd Sean McCarthy. U14 girls: 1st Jade Mullane, 2nd Nicole Kenny

U16 boys: 1st Alan Dwane. U16 girls: 1st Meabh McCarthy

Model Making: U8 boys: 1st Matthew Looby. U12 boys: 1st Jeremy John Looby, 2nd John Egan. U12 girls: 1st Aine Looby, 2nd Marianne Looby

GAA: Juvenile Club: Feile na nGael 2013, a nationwide competition for U14 hurling is coming to Limerick this year and we are delighted to announce that the Juvenile club will be taking part and hosting a team. The dates are fixed for the weekend of July 5/6/7 and we would urge all parents of children involved in this age group to keep that weekend clear, indeed this will be such an exciting weekend that nobody will want to miss it. “Hosting” a team means a club from another County or Country will be staying with local families, both adults and children, and all people in that house over 18 will have to be Garda vetted, a standard procedure that all people involved with coaching child go through at present. There will be many events planned over the weekend to keep the visiting team and the locals entertained, this is a major event that only comes to Limerick every 10 years or so don’t miss it.

Juvenile Training: Preparations are well under way for the coming playing year, off the field management for each age group are being finalised and in the next couple of weeks we will get back to training.

Club Membership: Club membership is now due for the 2013 season. Adults €30. Students / Unemployed / OAP’s €20. Underage €10. Payment can be made to any of the club officers. We will also set up the option to pay online for any potential members, visitwww.kdgaa.ie for more information.

Lotto: Club lotto results for Monday 4th of February. Numbers drawn - 13 15 19 25, No Winner. Lucky Dips: Mary O’Grady, Diarmuid Grace, Bridget Butler, John Quinlan. Sellers Prize: David O’Meara. Next week’s jackpot is €5,400, you can purchase a ticket online or from any of our local resellers.

Castleconnell 10k: Following our great success in the Milford 10k, we are calling on players, supporters, club members and local to come out and join us in the Castleconnell 10K Run/Walk this Sunday 17th of February. The walk begins at 1.30pm and the run begins at 2.15pm. Entry cost is 10.00e for walkers and 15.00e for runners. Let us know if u are interested on our facebook page or by contacting any club officer.

Club Match’s on Video: We are currently gathering all old video footage for matches and events that took place in the 80’s, 90’s, and 00’s. We will be able to copy the video footage and create DVD’s aswell as putting the matches up online. If you have an old video of a game or event, emailpro.kdgaa@gmail.com or contact any of the club officers. We will return the video to you along with a DVD copy once we have completed the project.

County Panels: We have a number of players currently involved with intercounty panels, Paudie Ahern was named on the limerick senior hurling league panel last week, Denis O’Dea is with the limerick u21 footballers, Sean O’Dea is with the Limerick minor footballers, and Jamie McCarthy is with the Limerick u15 hurlers. Well done and best of luck to all the lads for the season ahead.

Congratulations: Congratulations and best wishes from the club to Phillip Coffeyand Laura O’Sullivan who are getting married this Thursday 14th of February