Askeaton/Ballysteen Community Council lotto draw: The jackpot was not won. The numbers drawn were 9, 17, 22 and 26. The lucky dip winners were Colm Battles, A Goggins, Una McCarthy, Una McCarthy, Rosie Gammell, Downes Bar, Pauline Scanlon, J Whelan, Ita Kehoe and P Morrisroe. Next week’s jackpot is €4,600 snf the venue is Top of the Town.
Askeaton GAA lotto draw: The jackpot was not won. The numbers drawn were 13, 16, 19 and 20. The lucky dip winners were Patrick Power ℅ Sean Moran, Brendan Carmody ℅ Eamon Barry, Trisha Kelly ℅ Peg Kenny, Denise McCarthy ℅ Kevin Sheahan, Promoters prize Sean Moran. Next week’s jackpot is €10,100 and the venue is Ranahan’s.
Askeaton GAA: As there was no winner in the predict the score for the All-Ireland Hurling Final replay 4 x €50were drawn on Monday night. The winners were J Loughnane , J Loughnane, J Loughnane , J Loughnane, Breda Kelly, Kevin Sheahan, Fiachra Butler and Sam McCarthy and Carmel Ryan.
Apostolic Society: Apostolic workers will hold a fundraising day in aid of the Missions at Twohig’s SuperValu, Askeaton, on Saturday, October 12. Your support for the Missions will be very much appreciated. The annual display and sale of work will be held in the community hall on Sunday, October 20, at 3pm. Donations of cakes, jam, books and toys would be gratefully received by the committee and may be handed into the post office.
Fr Sean’s Fortieth Anniversary: The 7pm mass in St Mary’s Church, Askeaton, on Saturday, October 12, will be a celebration of Fr Sean’s fortieth anniversary of his ordination. Everyone is invited to his mass and there will be refreshments in the community hall immediately afterwards. For any further information, contact Carmel Plant on 061-398373, or any of the Pastoral council.
Local heroes 5km fun run: A sincere thank you to all who took part in the fun run/walk on September 15. €1,500 was raised for the Mid-Western Cancer Foundation. Thanks to all those who contributed on the day, to all who donated baking and to thank who gave sponsorship and to the many people who acted as stewards and helped in any way to make this a successful charity event.
Going to the Dogs: Askeaton GAA are holding their annual dog night on Saturday, November 16, at Limerick Greyhound Stadium. This promises to be a great night’s family entertainment. Tickets are only €10 and under 16 go free. For the €10, you get entry to the track and entry to a Buster Draw for a prize of €500, sponsored by Cois Sionna Credit Union. The club are at present going door-to-door to sell the tickets so please support the club that is supporting all age groups in our community. Work is continuing on the development work on the new pitches and when finished will give us two full-sized playing pitches, an underage pitch and a training pitch. Come on for the fun, get a group of friends together and make it a great night out. Let’s ensure our club facilities are there for future generations.
Ministers of the Word: Listed readers for the week ending October 12 and 13.
Askeaton 7pm - Mgt Cassidy
Ballysteen 9.30am - Megan Holland
Askeaton 11.30am - Janette Gallagher
Ministers of the Eucharist: Listed readers for the week ending October 12 and 13.
Askeaton 7pm - Breda Kelly, Pakie O’Donoghue
Askeaton 11.30am - Lena Kelly, Carmel Plant.