BEREAVEMENTS: Our thoughts and sympathy go to the following families who have recently suffered the death of their loved ones. AnneMarie O’Carroll, nee McGrath, Clover Castlefarm after a long illness. She is survived by her husband Donie, her Mother Patsy, brothers and sister’s nieces and nephews, brother’s in law, sister’s in law, other relatives and friends. And to Seamus O’Rourke, Main Street and family on the death of his brother Liam of Ballylanders.
FITNESS: Johnny Penny is holding a Boot Camp every Saturday at 10am in the soccer pitch, Hospital. All levels of fitness will be catered for. For further information contact Johnny at 087/9115411.
TENNIS CLUB: Would you like to learn a new sport in a fun and relaxed environment? Hospital Tennis Club are organising tennis coaching for new players or for those who want to refresh their tennis skills. Coaching starts Monday 30 April and continues on Tuesday 7 May, Monday 13 May, Monday 20 May, and Monday 27 May. Its a great way to exercise, meet new people and learn a new sport. Contact Mary Paul on 087/6208183 or Evelyn on 087/9904019 by Saturday 27 April.
Club night continues every Tuesday and Thursday at 7.30pm, come along and enjoy a few games of tennis and refreshments, all welcome. Membership is now due. Adults €50, children €25 and family €100. Children’s Open American Tournament will take place at the end of May. Further details to follow.
TIDY TOWNS: The committee wish to thank all those who contributed to the recent church gate collection, their generosity in the times we are in is much appreciated. And thanks also to those who turned out for the annual Spring Clean-up.
BALLYHOURA BEARS: A Ballyhoura Bear’s walk will take off from the John the Baptist Community School car park at 11am on Sunday 28 April. The walk will be about 3hrs 8mls approximately, suitable for average walkers, all welcome.
SHAPE UP FOR SUMMER: A new fun 12 week weight loss group is starting on Monday 29 April at 7.30pm in Hospital Family Resource Centre. You will get helpful hints and advice, information of good nutrition and long term health. Go on – lets be ready for the sun, when it does arrive,!! For more information or to book in, call Anna on 087/7917630.
GAA: the first round of the intermediate football and senior hurling championships are just around the corner. First up are Gerald Griffins on Friday 3 May, while the reigning County champions, kilmallock, provide the opposition the following weekend. Training continues on Tuesday and Thursday evening this week.
BORD NA NOG: Bord na nOg are holding a cake sale Sunday April 28 after 11am Mass in the GAA clubhouse. Anyone who can bake for it can drop their baking off at the clubhouse on the morning of the sale from 10.30am, all support for the fundraising would be greatly appreciated.
Gum shields are on sale from the club for €3, hurley’s for €5 and helmets for €50 to all club members.Anyone who has €10 membership/insurance still to pay, please pay to your team head coach as closing date is approaching.
U’s played their first blitz of the year last Saturday in Kilteely and had three great matches v Fedamore, Caherconlish, and Kilteely. The panel were Declan McNamara, Thomas Farrell, Lorcan Costello, Shane O’Meara, Aaron Ryan, Danny and Paddy Kavanagh, Conor Frawley, Sinead and Cormac McCarthy, Griffen and Roan McCaffery, Colm and Liam Bermingham, Ava and Nessa Markem, Shane O’Dea, Callum O’Connor, and Colin Quish. Well done to all who played, training for all under 6’s and 8’s continues every Thursday from 6 – 7pm in the GAA field and all welcome, new players are always welcome to attend.