CYCLE IN AID OF MILFORD HOSPICE: The Ger Coughlan Memorial Cycle is aid of Milford Hospice is to take place on Saturday, April 27. All support greatly appreciated. A great day and night to be had. Event details can be found at www.thegercoughlanmemorialcycle.com
THURSDAY CLUB: The Thursday Club would like to thank their supporters, bakers and helpers who attended the cake sale that took place before Easter in aid of the Community Resource Centre. It was a great success. A special word of thanks to Sinéad Ryan (Doolan) who donated a fantastic Easter Cake for the raffle won by Emily Fogarty; the hamper was won by Margaret Collins. The children’s cup cake competition was also a great success. Their special Easter creations were a delight to see on the day they were all winners Thanks again to all concerned. Mass for deceased members of the Thursday Club will take place in Ballybrown Church on Sunday April 7 at 11a.m.
ROAD SAFETY MEASURES TO BE PUT IN PLACE AT CLARINA AND FERRY BRIDGE: Deputation from the Clarina/Ballybrown community council met with Cllr. Patrick C Fitzgerald and senior engineers of Limerick County Council with regard to the safety issues from Clarina village to Elm Park. Serious concerns have been raised with regard to the absence of safety barriers on the route. Fatalities have taken place and serious accidents have occurred over the past few years. The Council are putting in place safety barriers to make the route a little safer. Work is to take place within the next few weeks at the Ferry Bridge where the wall junction is in serious disrepair following many accidents which have occurred. There is great concern with regard to the bus stop area for residence and school children. Patrick C. Fitzgerald,Tel: 061-400999,Mob: 086-222-6450
FASHION SHOW IN AID OF LIMERICK YOUTH PILGRIMAGE: A Fashion Show will take place in Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel on Tuesday, 16 April 2013, commencing at 8.00p.m. Shops taking part are Bella Sola and Kimono, Newcastlewest and Mike O’Connell Menswear and Dress Hire, Limerick. MC on the night will be Richard Lynch of ILOVELIMERICK.com Hair will be by Marys Hair Salon, Croom. A Cheese and Wine Reception will precede the show. On the night there will be a prize for Best Dressed Woman and Trendiest Man. Some of the young people will perform Live Entertainment at the interval. Every year 90 young people from all over Limerick travel to Lourdes as part of the Diocesan Pilgrimage. The young people go as volunteers and spend the week working as helpers; bringing patients to and from the various ceremonies, as well as talking, listening and getting to know them. The generosity of the young people ensures that the Diocese can bring lots of Limerick patients and know that the young people who travel will make the experience memorable for the patients. Monies raised from this fashion show will all go towards the Limerick Youth Pilgrimage. Your support would be very much appreciated. Tickets, €20 are available from Maria Bucke - 0862619955, Diarmaid Bucke – 0851418012 and Philip Desmond – 0851434644. Tickets also available at the door on the night.
BANTRACHT NA TUAITHE: Kilcornan Community Hall is the venue for the Drama Finals between Ballyhahill/Loughill and Cappamore on Friday next April 12 commencing 8.15pm approx. Pallaskenry ICA set dancers will then give a demonstration of their skills. Information on ICA will also be available and the possibility of setting up a new guild in Kilcornan discussed. Everybody welcome .Bí Linn agus Fáilte
LOCAL HISTORY: Kenry Historical Society invites you to a tour conducted by Br John Feheney on Sunday next April 7, at 3 p.m. Meet at Castletown Church, near Pallaskenry. All welcome. The Adare History Society is hosting a talk by a local historian on ‘The Curfew in Shantraud in 1921’. Meet at the Heritage Centre, rear entrance 8.30 pm on Tuesday April 9.