Shanagolden/Foynes Sept 7

Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is tendered to Mrs Maisie Griffin, Kilcornan, on the death of her brother recently. Maisie is a regular card player in the Hall in Shanagolden every Friday night.

Sympathy: Deepest Sympathy is tendered to Mrs Maisie Griffin, Kilcornan, on the death of her brother recently. Maisie is a regular card player in the Hall in Shanagolden every Friday night.

Pilgrimage To Lourdes: Departing Shannon on September 22nd to 27th for five nights staying in Hotel Anito. Full details please contact Marian Pilgrimages on 01-8788159 or Elma Hanley on 069-62605.

Medjugorje Trip: A trip to Medjugorje has being arranged for September 14th to 21st with flights from/to Shannon Airport. B&B and evening meal are included, total cost €689. People are invited to join the organisers for a relaxing and reflective week. More Details from John Keily on 069-76253 or 087-6751795.

Shanagolden Community Council - Upcoming Events: 10km-Sponsored walk organised by Sporting Organisations. The Celtic Tenors in concert in St.Senans Chruch, Shanagolden on Saturday 21st December. For further information contact Tom Flavin on 087-2925037 or Joe Hoyne on 087-6327109.

Irish Cancer Society: A Cancer Survivors conference will be held on Thursday/Friday September 20/21st at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. All patients, survivors and family members are invited, entry is free. Further information is availablefrom Avril at 01-2310533 or email

Pleasure Trip To Westport: We are going ahead with our short break in September to Westport and other parts of Mayo and surrounding areas. We will be leaving on Sunday September 29th and returning on Friday October 4th. There are still a few places available and anyone interested in going is asked to contact Brendan on 087-2137368. All are welcome. Further information on this event will appear in the coming weeks.

Ploughing Championship: The annual Ploughing Championship will take place from Tuesday September 24th to Friday September 27th in Stradbally Co.Laois. One of the last major outdoor events before the evening’s close and always a very popular event in the rural calendar.

West Limerick Vintage Club: The West Limerick Vintage Club will hold its annual Vintage and family fun day at The Thatch, Newbridge on this coming Sunday September 8th.

St.Vincent De Paul Knock Pilgrimage: The annual Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine will take place on Saturday September 14th. For booking please contact John Joe at 069-76280, Chrissie 069-76243 or Mary 087-3537473.

Cards: The following are the results of cards held in Shanagolden Community Hall. First prize on eleven games went to Moss O’ Connor and Willie Keating, Second prize on ten games to Jim Dalton and Francis Woulfe. Table prize winners were Mai Wall and Partner and Jim Dalton and Francis Woulfe. Raffle Winners were Paddy Sheehy, Nancy Danaher, John Danaher and Marie Wrenn. Lottery tickets were: Vinnie Wrenn and Marie Wrenn. Cards every Friday night at 9.15pm. All are welcome.

Lottery Tickets: There was no winner. The numbers drawn 3-14-24-31. The lucky dip winners: €40 Tara Fitzgearld, Shanagolden, €30 Kate Mc Namara, Shanagolden, €20 Jean Hickey, Shanagolden, €20 Eimear and Liz Hickey, Kildimo, Five free tickets to Nora O’Connor, Mountcollins.

St Senans GAA: Griffins Coaches Intermediate County Football Championship Round Five. We take on Croom on this coming Saturday in Round five of the championship and final round in The Bog Garden, Rathkeale on this coming Saturday at 6pm. Your support for the lads would be greatly appreciated.

Duathlon: St.Senans GAA in association with Walk of Life are organising a Duathlon, a cycle and 5km run and 5km run/walk on Saturday 21st September in aid of Milford Hospice. Registration takes place in Foynes Community Centre with Precission timing. The route is posted on the St.Senans Facebook page or contact Mike Mullane on 086-8164664.

Fixtures: Griffin’s Coaches Intermediate County Football Championship: St.Senans V Croom in The Bog Garden, Rathkeale at 6pm on Saturday 7th September.

Lucozade Caps: Anyone in the parish who have Lucozade Sports caps off the bottles can place them in the bag provided at Kellys Costcutters, Foynes. Thank You.

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