Mitchelstown Feb 1

GAA SOCIAL: Mitchelstown GAA Social took place on Friday night last in the Firgrove Hotel

GAA SOCIAL: Mitchelstown GAA Social took place on Friday night last in the Firgrove Hotel

There was a very large attendance present. Amongst the guests were Denis Twomey Avondhu Secretary, Paudie Palmer Co Sound, Larry Tompkins Coach and Niall Cahalane who presented the medals. The Junior A footballers who won the Avondhu-Imokilly JAFL as well as Divisional and Co honours in/ 2013 were presented with their medals. They will compete in the Co IFC in 2014. The first competitive game of the year will be against Mallow in the Brennan Cup semi final within the next week.

TENNIS CLUB AGM: There was a good sized attendance at Mitchelstown Tennis Club AGM at the Firgrove Hotel on Friday night. Chairman Ciaran O’ Kennedy presided. Mr Kennedy in his address thanked all who helped with the smooth running of the club during the past year. Veronica O’ Keeffe secretary presented a very detailed report which showed the club to be very active and progressive. The financial report was also in great detail and was presented by the Chairman. Election of Officers 2014 President John Waldron, Captain Mrs Veronica O’Keeffe, Chairman Ciaran O’Kennedy, Hon Secretary Michael Rea, Treasurer

Mrs Patricia Hanley, Assistant Treasurer Helena O’Brien, PRO Veronica O’Keeffe, Juvenile Catherine O’Keeffe/Dave Casey. Membership Liam Kent,

Fundraising Colm Baker, Maintenance Aidan McNamara, Snr. Michael Waldron and Catherine Rea.

KILBEHENNY BINGO: €20 B Molan, A Pigott, N Sheehy, T Gallagher, B Gardiner, L McCarthy, M Walsh, B O’Gorman, N. Condon. €30 K Fox €40 T Rice, M Fahy, T Quirke, M O’Doherty, B Murphy, M Finn, B Slattery,. 3 winners divide (M Gallaghue and M Coleman) €50 3 winners divide B Fox, M O’Dwyer and R Roche,, €100 2 winners divide (J Quirke and R & J O’Donnell). Weekly sheet €30 R Kinsella, €100 R Nixon, Raffle €30 B Murphy, €20 G O’Dwyer, €10 M Finn. Free books B Macken, M McCarthy.

COMMUNITY GAMES: Venues for Co finals are fixed as follows Cork Swimming finals Saturday April 5 3pm in Leisure World. Closing date is March 14. Athletics provisional for Sunday June 21 at CIT. Badminton – Fermoy. Chess Mitchelstown.

BALLINDANGAN COMMUNITY COUNCIL LOTTO: The numbers drawn were 2, 11, 13 & 23. There was no outright winner.

Consolation prizes €30 each to Bernie Martin, Ballindangan, and Mary Nolan c/o Harbour Bar. €20 each to Mollie Donegan Brigown Mitchesltown and Lorraine O’Keeffe, Ballylough Ballindangan. Next weeks jackpot is €2,200

KILDORRERY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT LOTTO: There was no jackpot winner. The numbers drawn were 13, 15 & 32. Lucky dip winners €50 each were Ollie Stack, Oaklawn. William Walsh, Ballinguiroe Kildorrery, and Joan Casey, Oldcastletown.

ANGLESBORO 45: Donie Hannon and Tom Lyons Glenroe, Dan O Connor Cloughleafin and Bernard Condon Ahacross, Moss Creed Ballyanihan and John Dawson Galbally,

Table Prize : Carmel Quirke Anglesboro and Francie Fitzgerald, Ballylanders, Seanie Hanley and Majella O’Sullivan, Anglesboro, Joan O’Brien and Mary Hyland, Mitchesltown. Raffle Charlie O’ Sullivan Anglesboro, Anne Coughlan, Ballindangan, Carmel Quirke Anglesboro.

GENEALOGY:Mitchelstown Library will host a free fun workshop in genealogy on Saturday February 15 at 10am. Mallow College offer night classes on How to trace your family tree’. It starts on Monday night next and will run for 8 weeks from 7pm to 9pm The course programme offers online and off line ways to forensically explore your family history. You can locate long lost family or relatives removed by emigration, adoption, time, poverty etc. Contact 022-43030 or email

RUGBY: Mitchelstown Under 18 Rugby side had a good win over Bandon in Bandon on Saturday. The final score was 22 to 7. Local squad Ken Baker, Dean Barry, Sean Clancy, James Creagh, James Conway, Josh Evans, Ben Healy, Sean Keane, Darragh Kenneally, Jack Kenneally, Adrian Lambe, John Landers, James Meaney, Domnik Neau, Chris Noonan, Jack Norris, Conor O Brien, Jamie O’Gorman, Sean Purcell, Shane Shanahan, Paul Waldron, Thomas Williers.

COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Mitchelstown Community Council were recently honoured for their hard work and dedication as they were awarded second place in the best large town category for the 2013 pride on our community awards. The award was achieved for their work on the Ballinwillin wall, which was lying derelict for more than 20 years. The work was carried out as a joint project between the community council and AROMA. Sincere thanks is expressed to all who helped in achieving this prestigious award.

FASHION SHOW: CBS Primary Parent’s Council will present their 28th annual Fashion Show at the Firgrove Hotel on Friday March 7 at 8pm Models by Hilary Thompson and some ‘Familiar Faces’ Local stands will be on display. Cheese and wine reception. Tickets €15 each available from School Office or any member of the Parent’s Council.

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