ANGLESBORO WEEKLY 45 DRIVE GAME: 1st prize: Mick Kearney and Anthony Hanrahan. 2nd prize: Larry English and Jim Murphy. Table prizes: Eugene Grant and Michael O’Brien, Seanie Hanley and Marian Egan, Rita Noonan and Teresa Quinn. Raffle: 1st prize: Noreen Hayes. 2nd prize: Tom Hogan and 3rd prize: Donie Hannon. Cards - every Tuesday night in Anglesboro at 8.45pm. Your support would be greatly appreciated.
ANGLESBORO MONTHLY BINGO: €20: Ann Lyons, John McGrath, Emma Barry, Bridget Hannon, Nancy Condon, Ann Piggott, Nancy Condon, Bridget Hannon, divide; Betty Moloney and Margaret Dillon. . €30: Betty Moloney. €40: Daniel Landers, Ger Morriarty, Maura O’Connor, Nancy Condon, Tom McGrath, Kieran Walsh, Betty Moloney and Joanne McGrath. €50: Joanne McGrath. Sheets €30: Stasia Cassin. €100: Peg McCarthy. Raffle: 1st prize €30: Billy Casey. 2nd prize: €20: John Whelan. 3rd prize: €10: Billy Casey. 4th Jimmy Barry. 5th Dan McCarthy. 6th Chloe Cleary. 7th Maura O’Connor. 8th Kitty Dench. 9th Siobhan Cronin. 10th Sean O’Donovan. 11th Sean Lane. All proceeds from this bingo event were in aid of Galtee Gaels G.A.A Club. At the conclusion, Club Secretary Sean O’Donovan thanked everyone for their support – especially Anglesboro Community Council for making the bingo session available for the Club. The next monthly bingo game will take place in Anglesboro Hall on Friday 2nd September.
LIAM LYNCH COLLECTION: Thanks to all who subscribed to the Liam Lynch Commemoration Committees church gate collection at masses in Anglesboro and Kilbehenny last week end.
DRAMA: It is that time of year when Anglesboro Drama Group get ready for the new season with the holding of their Annual General Meeting this Friday night in the Community Hall at 8.30pm. Many of the members are taking part in the re-enactment of “A day at the Creamery” which will form part of this years Harvest Far. The next item planned is a big workshop day dealing with all aspects of drama. It will be for a full day on Saturday 12th October. If you are in any way interested in drama or backstage work e.g. lighting, sound, set building etc. – this is your chance to learn more about drama. Contact any member of the Committee or Chairman Dan McCarthy on (087) 688 3534.
WALKERS: On next Monday night September 16th the curtain comes down on the season for Anglesboro Walkers with a one and a half hour walk around the Anglesboro Village area. It will conclude with light refreshments being served in the Galtee View Lounge. A presentation will also be made to the Pioneer Total Abstinence Association of Kilbehenny and Anglesboro for their senior citizens Christmas party. Well done to all involved in another very successful walking season.
ANGLESBORO AND KILBEHENNY CYCLING CLUBS: On Friday night last Anglesboro Cycling Club officially launched their new jerseys. Parish Priest Fr. Dick Kelly P.P was the official guest on the night. In a wide ranging address, he thanked the Club for inviting him to launch the Jerseys. He also thanked all who encouraged people to get involved in sport such as cycling or walking – two of the fastest growing activities in the country. Chairman Tom Hogan was the m.c on the night. Other speakers were Secretary, Dan McCarthy – who spoke on the Clubs events during the year which was only founded last February. The main event so far was taking part in the grueling Ring of Kerry cycle in July. The group who took part all raised much valued sponsorship for “Special Friends” in Mitchelstown. John McGrath spoke of the important work being done by Special Friends after which a cheque for almost €1500 was presented to them from the sponsorship campaign. In conclusion, Tom Hogan thanked all of the sponsors who supported the jersey – which helped in no small way to reduce the cost of them. He encouraged all present to support the sponsors when they go about their own business. Music was provided by Eamonn McCarthy and his group. Light refreshments were served. Best of luck to all involved in this new Club. Mean while in Kilbehenny their Cycling Club continues to welcome new members. If anyone is already cycling and think their lives could benefit from group cycling, please come along and join up. Every member of the Club has their own personal reason for cycling, some want to keep fit, be part of a group, meet new people, and enjoy the outdoors and some like the sheer “rush” of going at top speed and challenging themselves. But no matter what your age, and what level - you will benefit from cycling. It is great for the heart as it decreases the risk of heart disease. Its great for the waistline, as it burns off calories. It works wonders on muscle tone, it’s also a low impact mode of exercise – so it’s great for the joints. It increases life years and adds years to your life in other words....it improves mental health, and strengthens the immune system, but mostly cycling is great fun. Also joining the Cycling Clubs or being part of a group of people has other benefits; it gives people a sense of belonging. The Clubs take part in lots of charity events – in helping improve the community or the lives of others, you are sure to improve your own life too! The Cycling Clubs are open to new members at all times and facilitate every level of fitness. This week The Kilbehenny Cycling Club enjoyed cycling around the borders of Co. Limerick. The sheer challenge of the odd hill was savored! Everybody gets to choose a route that they feel would benefit all in the group and it’s a nice way to give each and every member a role to play within the Club. Please remember that from Wednesday 18th the start time for the Kilbehenny Group will be 6.30pm until further notice. For further details on our club – contact Tom 087 2683587. We always welcome new members – generally our routes are as follows - Group A (50-100km) Group B = (30-80) and Group C (10-30).
GAA: On this Sunday 15th all roads will lead to Ballyorgan as the Galtee Gaels u-16 team face their West Limerick rivals Mount Collins in the eleven a side County final at 6pm. These two teams finished joint top of their group losing first one game each, so it makes for a very exciting final.
CUP PRESENTATION: On this Saturday night, it will be a huge night for the Club and the Clancy family as they present the South Limerick Board with a memorial perpetual cup in honour of the late T.J – who passed away very suddenly last year at a relatively young age. T.J and his father Tom gave great service to the G.A.A all their lives as players. When T.J’s playing days came to an end, he served the Club as a Committee Member, P.R.O and Secretary. The presentation takes place in the Three Counties Bar Kilbehenny at 9.30pm.
TIDY TOWNS: Heartiest congratulations to both Anglesboro and Kilbehenny on the results of the National Tidy Towns competition. The results which were released yesterday showed an increase gained on last year’s results by both villages. This is a massive tribute to the work and enthusiasm of the teams who work so hard beautifying their areas every year. Anglesboro Tidy Towns group is in existence only two years now and it has exceeded all expectations far and wide by increasing twelve points to a whopping 269! Congratulations again to all involved in both villages.