COMMUNITY ALERT: Hospital Community Alert which has been re-activated in the last few weeks with a new committee, are holding a Public Meeting on 20 March at 8pm in the Community Hall and everybody is urged to attend this important meeting, which is in our own interests.
At the meeting there will be representations from Superintendent Alan Cunningham, James O’Neill (Muintir na Tire), Garda Brian Broderick and Peter Butler (TASK).
The Community Alert Programme is the corner stone of good community policing in rural Ireland. Text Alerts. is the group texting service for community alerts in conjunction with the Gardai. It is very effective by having real time events such as robberies and suspicious activity sent via text message to community alert groups.
After the presentations there will be a questions and answers session.
BALLYHOURA: The contribution of Ballyhoura in Hospital down through the years has been phenomenal, from advice and support to the various groups and clubs i.e. Tidy Towns, Tennis Club, Family Resource Centre, Bright care Carers, Community Council to name but a few who have benefited from Ballyhoura in Hospital.
TENNIS COACHING: Hospital Tennis Club will hold it’s annual Tennis Coaching for 8 to 18 year olds in the club commencing Monday 25 March to Friday 29 March. The cost is €25 (3rd child free), contact the following to book a place, Mary Paul 087/6208183, Shirley 087/2619409, Everlyn 087, 9904019.
DEMONSTRATION: The playground group held an Open Night demonstration in the community hall this Wednesday.
GAA: The senior hurling team got the ball rolling for 2013 when they took on Knockaderry in a very competitive game. Training continues on Wednesday nights at 7.30pm.
BORD NA NoG: U8 and U8 indoor hurling training continues in the gym on Thursdays at 6pm. The U12’s return to training on Saturday 16 March from 11 to 12am under the guidance this year of Gerry Ryan, Doll Real, and Gary O’Callaghan. The U14’s had their first match of the year v Caherline and after a very competitive outing, They went down narrowly as they build for the Feile championship coming up in July.
The club held a very successful coach last weekend run by Ollie Coffey and James Ryan who as always were very professional and obliging. Thanks to all the coaches that attended and sure they will find it very useful and practical. The Bord na nOg will be taking part in this years St.Patrick’s Day Parade in Herbertstown. This is the first year of the parade and kit’s sure to be a great occasion and hopefully all the members will be out in force.
OTHER BUSINESS: Applications for scholarships to Corca Dhuibhne in the summer should give their names to Geraldine asap. Applicants must be members of the club or play with the club.
Membership for the coming year is also due, €30 for adults,€20 for students and €10 for children. Also just a reminder that the 10 year membership cards have now expired.
VARIETY GROUP: Pallasgreen Variety Group is back after a three year absence with a show called “Here we are again” Produced by the renowned Maureen Fitzgerald on Friday, Saturday and Sunday night, March 15, 16 and 17 at 8pm nightly. It promises to entertain with wonderful singing, music, comedy and dance from start to finish. A large cast, both young and old, have been rehearsing for the past few months and the weekend will be one to e enjoy, all are welcome.