CASTLECONNELL YOUTH: Sport will be the theme of Youth Work Ireland Week at Castleconnell Youth Project with young people, staff and volunteers taking part in a Sports and Fitness Programme, jumping in the boxing ring and getting in shape for the Great Limerick Run. ‘Our Young Women’s Group are taking part in a Sports & Fitness Programme that has proved extremely popular,’ said Martin Duhig, Castleconnell Youth Club. Away from the sporting banter the Young Men’s Club are taking part in a Sexual Education and Wellbeing Programme in partnership with the Red Ribbon project. Along with Caherconlish, Castleconnell Youth Project is part of the East Limerick SPY (Special Project for Youth) Programmes.
CASTLECONNELL LOCAL AREA PLAN: The proposed Castleconnell Local Area Plan is currently on display from April 13 to Monday, May 27, 2013. A copy of the Plan may be inspected at:
· County Hall, Dooradoyle, County Limerick each day (exclusive of public holidays) from Monday to Friday between the hours of 9.30am and 3.30pm.
· The Annacotty Area Office
· The Public Libraries in Dooradoyle and the Granary, Michael Street, Limerick
· Limerick County Council’s web site.
AHANE GAA LOTTO RESULTS FOR JANUARY AND FEBRUARY: The January results of the Ahane GAA Club Development Lotto draw was held at the Clubhouse, on Sunday, March 7, as follows: Numbers drawn – 12, 13, 16, 17 – No Winner. First prize of €200.00, Frank Ryan, 28 St. Patrick’s Villas, Castleconnell; 2nd prize of €150, Billy Wilmott, Wood Park, Castleconnell; 3rd prize of €120, Dan O’Keeffe, 45 St. Patrick’s Villas, Castleconnell; 4th prize of €120, Tristan Ryan, Newgarden, Lisnagry; 5th prize of €120, Mark Connolly, 3 Castlecourt, Castleconnell; 6th prize of €120, Janet Harbison, Harp Centre, Castleconnell; 7th prize of €120,Stephen Marsden, Richill Woods, Lisnagry; 8th prize of €120, Paul and Carmel Power, Wood Park, Castleconnell; 9th prize of €120, Margaret Young, Newbridge, County Kildare; 10th prize of €120, Eamon Walsh, Lismore, County Waterford.
The February results of the Ahane GAA Club Development Lotto draw was held at the Clubhouse, on Sunday, March 7, as follows: Numbers drawn – 2, 9, 24, 26 – No Winner. First prize of €200.00, Paddy and Mary Guerin, Castleconnelll; 2nd prize of €150, Richard Hickey, Souths Bar, Limerick; 3rd prize of €120, Carol Condon, Bunkey, Lisnagry; 4th prize of €120, Alison Wills, Brook Lodge, Castleconnell; 5th prize of €120, Stephen Marsden, Richill Woods, Lisnagry; 6th prize of €120, Rosemary Parrock, 3 Castlecourt Mews, Castleconnell; 7th prize of €120, David Laing, School Road, Lisnagry; 8th prize of €120, Richard and Kathleen Conron, Coolreiry; 9th prize of €120, Frank Ryan, 28 St. Patrick’s Villas, Castleconnell; 10th prize of €120, John Meskell Snr. Forge Road, Castleconnell. Monthly tickets can be purchased at the Clubhouse, Newgarden, and Shannon Stores, Castleconnell, at €10 per month.
CAKE SALE: All Saints Church Castleconnell will hold a cake sale in the Community Hall, on this Sunday, from 9.30am onwards.
EPILEPSY WORKSHOP: Epilepsy Ireland has organised a workshop in stress for people with epilepsy, their family and carers. A number of places have been set aside for health professionals. The workshop will differentiate between pressure, anxiety and stress. It will take place on Saturday, May 4, in the Kilmurry Lodge Hotel. For information contact Epilepsy Ireland at (061) 313773 or (01) 45557500, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
LIMERICK BLOOM COMPETITION AND PRIMING GRANT SCHEME 2013: Limerick County Council wish to advise all registered community groups, tidy towns committees and residents associations that application forms and particulars are now available for the following initiatives for 2013:
In preparation for the 2013 Tidy Towns Competition Limerick County Council announces two Initiatives for 2013:
Limerick in Bloom Competition & Priming Grants Scheme
The Priming Grant must be used for the purpose of purchasing trees, shrubs, brushes, shovels, street furniture and other incidental items which are required to carry out maintenance and improvement works. Closing Date: Friday 27th September 2013.
Limerick in Bloom Competition is to encourage community involvement in the improvement and enhancement of the visual impact of settlements by means of flower, tree and shrub planting. Judging will take place from mid-July to mid-August. An Awards Ceremony will be held in the Autumn where cash prizes will be made to each category winner and to the overall winner. Closing Date: Wednesday 22nd May 2013.
Application forms and details for the above are available to be downloaded below or from: Environment Department Limerick County Council County Hall Dooradoyle, County Limerick. Phone: 061-496386
Application Form Limerick in Bloom Competition 2013
Application Form Priming Grant Scheme 2013