ANNIVERSARIES: The first anniversary of John & Rita Cahill will be celebrated with Mass in St. Joseph’s Church at noon on Sunday March 3. Also remembered will be Bridget Cahill and Fr Phil McKeogh. Recently remembered at parish masses were Kathleen Harnett, Mary McCauley and Sylvia McCauley.
BANTRACHT NA TUAITHE: Members of Kildimo and Pallaskenry ICA extend an open invitation to drop in on Saturday next March 2 between 11am and 12.30pm for a cuppa and a chat at either venue …. Kildimo Library or Pallaskenry Community Centre. Bi Linn agus Fáilte.
YOUTH CLUB: The local Youth Club is proving popular with over forty enthusiastic members under the direction of gallant hardworking leaders. Wearing their distinctive royal blue Kildimo hoodies, all forty and their ten adult mentors will converge on Thomond Park for the upcoming Munster versus Ospreys match. The refurbished Library recently hosted their first film night and for a more vigorous event the group plan their third trip to the Kilfinane Adventure Centre for a bit of character-building. New members are always welcome as are any parents/mentors to give a little time to ensure the smooth running of this important local youth facility. Contact Dermot Mullane for any queries on 087 9319005.
International Women’s Day :Invitation to celebrate at ‘De Bucket’Pub,Ferrybridge on Friday March 8 from 2 to 4.30pm with the Civil Defence Active Retirement members… Make up demo, upcycling talk, light refreshments, and raffle included in cover charge of €10.All welcome
ANNUAL JOEY HANNAN RUN: Croom is again hosting this popular event which begins for walkers at 1.15 pm and runners at 2.00 pm on St. Patrick’s Day. Prize giving takes place from 3.30 pm and refreshments will be served. An ‘Irish Night’ will follow in Coláiste Chiaráin with a €5 entry fee.
LISTOWEL COMMUNITY COLLEGE: An open day is being held at the college on Wednesday March 6 from 2.00 pm to 7.00 pm. This gives you a chance to discuss with the college staff the wide range of courses on campus, with many Post Primary/Leaving Cert courses available. Enquiries to 068 21026 during school hours or www.listowelcc.ie.
SAINT JOHN BOSCO: All arrangements are in place for the reception of the relics of Saint Don Bosco, founder of the Salesian Order. His relics within a wax effigy of the Saint within a glass cabinet, will be on view all day on Friday, March 1 in the Copswood College Sports Hall. Visits are arranged for schools in the morning, while the general public will have access in the afternoon. The day will end with prayer services from 6.00 pm, with the Don Bosco Mass at 8.00 pm.
GOING STRONG PARTY: The annual party will take place on Sunday March 3 at the Seven Sisters. Commencing at 2. 00 pm with refreshments, followed by meal and then entertainment and dancing to ‘Karisma’. Once again we invite all our neighbours and friends to come along and join with us and let the committee look after you on this memorable day. We would also like to send out an invitation to all those who would like to join with us for the entertainment from 4.00 to 7.00 pm. (Put on your dancing shoes!). We will then finish up the evening with teas & coffee.
RAMBLING HOUSE: The very popular Knockfierna Rambling House will hold a special night of storytelling, music, singing, craic at Kilfinny Community hall on Friday March 1 at 8. 00 pm. Take note of the location at Kilfinny Community Hall for what promises to be a wonderful night’s entertainment. And it’s free! Where would you get it?
FASHION SHOW: The Woodlands is the venue for a Fashion Show hosted by Kilcornan Community Council on Thursday, February 28. Enquiries to Eileen Byrnes at 085 1324565.
GAA LOTTO: The draw on February 18 for a Jackpot of €2,100 resulted in numbers 5, 20, 22 & 23. No members predicted this combination so ‘Lucky Dips’ of €50 were drawn by Tim O’Sullivan, Bryan O’Donnell, Catríona Dore & Jackie Griffin.
POLITICAL ART: Limerick City Gallery of Art presently hosts an exhibition featuring the famous episode in Limerick’s history, namely the ‘Soviet’ or general strike. This event that was organised by the Limerick Trades and Labour Council, drew attention from international bodies on the military tyranny then oppressing workers and citizens. The exhibition features filmed footage of local and other workers’ struggles as in the mines in Britain. There are lots of artifacts dating from the local strike on display and exhibition organisers are anxious to record family memorabilia in private ownership.
GAA EVENTS: A Table Quiz is being held in the Dromore Inn on March 8. Such events are an important source of funding for the many activities of the club so your continued support will be welcome. Membership Fees for 2013 are now due. For adult players the fee is €40 with concessions for unemployed and students at €30. Social members and Under 16 are both €20 and the Family membership is €40. The mountain climb of Carrantuohill in aid of underage games takes place on Saturday March 23. Sponsorship cards may be collected from any club member and juniors must be accompanied. For all participants it would be wise to do some training for the event and have suitable outdoor /protective clothing for the occasion. Enquiries about this event to John after 7.00 pm at 0879174778 or Darren at 085 1342885.
COMHRÁ: Irish classes have commenced at Kilbeha,Askeaton under the direction of Denise Lyons for third to sixth classes and with Anita Hawkes/Lyons for adults from 7.00 to 7.45 pm. Fáilte roimh gach einne.