BRIDGE CLUB: Rathkeale Bridge Club Results: Joint 1st Claire Hanratty, Gretta Looney; Eileen Kennedy, Mary Donovan. 2nd Irene Donovan, Marjorie O’Connell; 3rd Kay Clarkin, Angela Hanlon; 4th Margaret Mulcahy, Phil Fitzgerald.
CONGRATULATIONS: Congratulations to Bob Keogh, Rathkeale who celebrated his 18th birthday with family, relatives and friends in the Amber Lantern Pub, Rathkeale on Friday night.
Congratulations to David Mooney, Ballingrane and Rory O’Flaherty, Kyletaune, who celebrated their 21st birthdays in Mann’s Hotel, Rathkeale on Saturday night with family, relations and friends.
Congratulations Joe Dunne, Orchard Avenue, Rathkeale who celebrated the “big 40” in Rathkeale House Hotel, with family, relatives and friends on Saturday night.
VISIT OF RELICS: Visit the relics of the founder of the Salesians, St. John Bosco to Ireland. His relics will spend four days in the Limerick area: Our Lady Help of Christian Church, Milford on Wednesday, February 27.
Holy Family Church, Southill on Thursday, February 28.
Salesian College Pallaskenry on Friday, March 1.
Fernbank School, Holy Rosary Parish on Thursday March 7. For more information see www.donboscorelics.ie.
DON’T FORGET: Family Carers: Caring for Carers, Limerick branch in association with the HSE are holding a “Caring in the home course” one evening per week for twelve consecutive Thursdays, commencing March 7 at 7.30pm to 9.30pm at St. Ita’s Hospital, Newcastle West. Contact 061 469484 or 469313, Monday to Friday 9.30 to 2pm. Or write to Caring for Carers, 1 John Street, Limerick.
SYMPATHY: Sincere sympathy is extended to the McNamee family, relatives, friends, the clergy of the dioceses on the death of Canon McNamee, Raheen-Mungret who used to be parish priest in Rathkeale who passed away recently. May he rest in peace.
COMMUNITY ARTS AND FILM: The Community Arts and the Film club are thrilled with the fantastic crowd who attended the showing of Limelight with Charlie Chaplin at the Arts Centre Rathkeale on Saturday night. This was their biggest crowd to date. The next showing will be of High Noon.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Happy 2nd Birthday to Reese Hayes-Hogan from Mickey Mouse.
SHOP LAUNCH: The party starts here at Euro Bargains official shop launch 2pm to 5pm on Saturday, March 2.
AWARDS NIGHT: West Limerick 102FM awards night in the Devon Inn Hotel, Monday, March 11 at 8.30pm. Hosted by the famous PJ Cummins. Come along for a great night of music, song, dancing and awards presentation.