Apr 6

Knocklong, Glenbrohane, ELTON Notes for 6/03/13

Knocklong, Glenbrohane, ELTON Notes for 6/03/13

Correspondent Pauline Walsh

Contact by Email: pwalsh100@eircom.net Telephone: 0879641388: Fax 06253310


Saturday/sunday 6th/7st


KNOCKLONG mass times are as follows: Saturday 7:30pm Sunday 9:00am and 11:30am GLENBROHANE masses are as follows this Saturday 8:00pm Note the time change Sunday 10:00am.

apostolate of perpetual eucharistic adoration: celebrating the year of the faith, first annual pilgrimage to Knock Shrine Saturday April 20th a coach will go from the parish taking in our neighbouring parishes if intersted contact Bridget 0863594571 before Wednesday April 17th

Accord Tipperary open night: are you interested in training as a marriage perpetration facilitator with Accord Tipperary if so please attend our open night Tuesday 9th of April at 8:00 pm at Accord House, 8 Abby St. Tipperary Town

Whist Card Game continues each Friday night at Cleeve House at 8:00 pm

Glenbrohane Defibrillator: in emergencies pleas ring 0876577355

Glenbrohane commuity association-.A Fundraising Variety Concert in Glenbrohane Friday 19th April at 8:30pm with Mike Cleary and friends in aid of Kyle McCarthy: adults €5 Teens & Children €2

MONTHLY 45 CARD results from Friday 22nd March: cards 1st with 10 games Anne Cleary and Geraldine Noonan 2nd & 3rd divided with 9 games Donie and Joan Hannon, Bridget Fitzgerald and John Dalton. Door prizes, Paddy Burke, Patsy Murphy, Helen O’Brien and Mike Barry. Raffle: Mike Barry, Kathleen McGrath and Sean Hanley. Table prizes Dominic Fitzgerald and Helen O’Brien, Patsy Murphy and Lar Hennebry, Pauline McGrath and Sean Hanley. Thank you for the support. Next card game Friday April 26th at 9:00pm in the Hall

Parish Secretary: wanted for C.E. scheme contact supervisor at Knocklong 0876885773

Parent/gurdian/CARER AND newbaby/ Toddler group – Will Continue on Thursdays from April 11th in meeting room the community centre Knocklong from 10:00 am to 11:30am. This is to be a self funding project so to cover cost of the hall each family attending is asked for €3 per week. All welcome

KDA: Grand Annual Balloon Race 2013 took place Easter Sunday, great turn out again for this event thanks to all who supported in any way.

Bonus Ball: winners (27) James O’Keeffe and Margaret Collins.

Tidy Towns Knocklong and ELTON: Judging begins on June 1st to August 31st. A number of tasks will have to be completed by that date which “includes the annual Spring Clean up” in April- Saturday 26th and fun clean up. These are our villages let’s keep them special and be proud of the areas. .

KNOCKLONG Hall Calendar

Mondays THUMP boxing is back after short Easter break 7.00 €7 per class in The Community Centre Knocklong. For more information contact John 087-9115411

Wednesday Circuit traiing 7.30pm to 8.30pm with Mark

Thursdays: Parent/Guardian/Carer & New Baby/ Toddler group10:00 a.m. to 11:30am. €3 per family group.

class’ by sandra 0894769230 €6 – 6.30 pm – 7.30pm Hip Hop for 4-9yr olds - 7.30 pm 8.30pm Hip Hop for 10-17 yr olds – 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm Zumba for ADULTS

Fridays- Knocklong Youth Club- 6:30pm – 7:30pm 4th 5th and 6th class and from 7:30 to 8:30 for secondary school students. Anyone willing to help for a night would be appreciated contact Yvonne 086-1779022

Garryspillane G.A.A.: Lotto 2-3-7-12 no winner jackpot now €6,450

Limerick County under 21 hurling County semi final fixed for Saturday 6th April(to be confirmed check for details)

Knocklong Glenbrohane Annual 22nd Charity Cycle – takes place of Saturday 11th May when we cycle to Killarney and return Sunday 12th. This is the 22nd charity cycle and this year’s charities to benefit are Pieta House, IHPCT, and Cancer Care Midwest Region. Sponsorship cards and further details from John Elliot -0868200169, Helen Harty – 06253421, Mary Raleigh 06253184, Crona Ryan – 0879521906 and Tom Aherne – 0879109232

Kilfinane Coshlea Historical society: presents a lecture on Castles and Fortified houses in Coshlea and surrounding area by Joseph Lennon historian on Thursday April 4th at 8:30pm in Ballinvreena Hall. All welcome

BALLINVREENA Tea dance Sunday April 7th at 8:00pm


Glenbrohane Old School and Parish Reunion Committee was set up recently with the purpose of organizing a number of events on Fri 9th, Sat 10th and Sun 11th August 2013 in conjunction with ‘The Gathering 2013’. Reaching out and bringing together those near and far with connections to the Parish of Glenbrohane and in particular those who attended the Old School is our aim. Anyone with relatives abroad who intend to visit Glenbrohane this year, please encourage them to come during the reunion. Mark these dates down on your diary with a view to coming along and meeting all your old school friends and neighbours in a social setting. Watch this space for further information. Michael O’Reilly Chairman, Mike Tobin Secretary, Morgan Murphy Treasurer and Anne(Murphy)Moloney P.R.O.

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