Rathkeale arts group : Cinema club presents, The Razors Edge. Tyrone Power - Gene Tierney at Rathkeale arts Centre, on Saturday October 26. Doors open at 8pm starts 8.30. Tickets at £5 available in John Dinnage Menswear in Rathkeale and the Library.
Wednesday Club: will meet on Wednesday October 30 at Enniscouch.
Rathkeale and District Historical Society: The next meeting of the Rathkeale and District Historical Society,will be held at 8.30pm on Friday October 25 at the Community Arts Centre,Rathkeale. The topic for discussion and the speaker is “The hell fire club” Asketon, Liam Irwin. All are welcome and admission is free.
Congratulations to Rathkeale St Marys/Sean Finns G.A.A clubs: intermediate football tea, on winning the final against Oola in Bruff 4-17 to 1-11 a great acheivement. The team and officials went to Rathkeale House Hotel for reception number one then Rathkeale Brass band played on the way to a recption in the community centre. The team went to Mann’s Hotel and Kathleens Bar and O’Sullivans Bar. What a great night of celebration for the people, supporters and maily the intermediate footballers on their win. Well done!
Pastoral Area teams: Important meeting with out Bishop Brendan in the Southcourt Hotel on Tuesday 22nd 7:30pm
Day Trip to Dublin: Sunday 2November 24 . Leaving Newcastle West at 8am on board Brouders Bus. A day to do as you please, meet a friend, take in the sights i.e museums, thrinty or just browse around. Breakfast and dinner in Naas at the Harbour view hotel. Contact Maureen 087-9845102.
Brash away those winter blues: by special request, a coach will depart the Market Yard Newcastlewest West, on Thursday 24th October at 7.30 pm for Darby O’Gills Hotel, Killarney for a great night of dancing with the Mike Duggan sound and P.J Murphy. Contact Pat Dalton 069-62306 before Tuesday 22nd October.
An Post: An Post and Donal O’Gairbhi have moved the Post Office back to Thomas Street. In the interim the Post Office was situated in lower main street, for a number of years, with Sean Hayes as Post Master, prior mistress in Thomas Street. John Griffin took over as Postmaster, in upper main street, where John and his late wife Eileen ran the Post Office foe approx 36 years. Then Donal O’Gairbhi took over as Postmaster and has moved back to Thomas Street. Donal and family are wished the very Best of Luck.
Coláiste na Trócaire: Poetry Aloud: Last Tuesday thirteen students from First Year took part in this year’s Poetry Aloud competition. This is an annual poetry speaking competition organised by Poetry Ireland and the National library of Ireland. This year the competition was held in St. Brigid’s Secondary School in Killarne. Each student had to recite a set piece from prescribed anthologies of W.B.Yeats and Seamus Heaney. All students performed well and enjoyed the opportunity of performing poetry. The experience will benefit them hugely as they continue their study of poetry.
Junior Achievers: T.Y students are currently taking part in a programme called ‘Success Skills’ which is designed to prepare them for job interviews. Ms Siobhan Hanley of Limerick County Council is facilitating the course which instructs the students in the preparation of a C.V, A Letter of Application, and finally a Mock Interview. This programme is now running for 7 years in the school and is an important part of the T.Y course.
Sports: Two teams from Coláiste na Trócaure took part in the First Year Camogie Blitz which was held last Wednesday in Mick Neville Park and both teams reached the final. In Hurling, the First Year hurlers had a win over Kilmallock in the semi-final winning by 3 points, they will go on to play Hospital in the County Final.