• Ian O'Gorman

Kilcornan Notes - Feb 29

LOTTO: The result of the Kilcornan Lotto for Saturday February 27. The Jackpot was not won. Lucky dips drawn were, Gerry Mann, Larry O'Connell, Nicola and Josie Dolan and Paul McElligott.Next week the Jackpot will be €4200.00.

CHURCH NEWS: Minister of the Word For Saturday March 5 is Catherine Browne and for Sunday March 6 is John O'Gorman.

Ministers of the Eucharist are Mary O'Neill and Ann O'Brien for Saturday. Josephine Horan and Kathleen Holland for Sunday.

COMMUNITY COUNCIL: Defibrillator/First Aid Training has been confirmed for Saturday March 12 in the Community Centre from 9.30am to 1.30pm all participants will receive a Certificate of Participation. Cost €12 per person. There are still places available for anyone who is interested.

If you would like to show Kilcornan some TLC (Tender Loving Care) and interested in setting up Kilcornan's own Tidy Towns Committee. Please come along to a meeting in the Community Centre on this coming Thursday March 3 at 8pm. Whether you would like to be part of the working committee, help out in any way or have any suggestions you would like taken on board please feel free to come along and you will be most welcome.

Thanks to everyone who returned their feedback on proposed works and amenities they felt would be needed to help improve and be of benefit to the Community Centre as well as the users of the centre. We will take all these suggestions on board and do our best to complete what we can. However, there were suggestions that we hope people would appreciate would need major funding. In light of this we will try to source and apply for grants that would be relevant to the works and we are always open to any suggestions or help on these matters that people in the Community may have a particular knowledge of or interest in. If anyone would like to contact Kilcornan Community Council on any issues of interest please contact us through our email address which is or you can call Gillian on 087 7781225.

Community Games: Well done to the Primary School Quiz team of Siobhra Walsh, Oliver Hanley, Aoibhe O'Shaughnessy and Graham Meaney who competed in the county finals last Thursday night in Adare and also their Manager Maggie Hanley. Draughts training continues on Tuesday evenings from 6.30 to 7.30pm in the Community Centre. We have started Rounders training for 4th.,5th. and 6th. classes on Thursday evenings from 3pm to 4pm. Thank you to the parents who have responded but we need more parents to get involved. Your help is greatly appreciated. If you are able to help can you please contact Antoinette Corrigan 087 2430949.

WEDDING: Congratulations to Sinead O'Shaughnessy, Kilbreedy and to John Walsh, Pallaskenry, joined by their son Odhran, on their recent wedding. They were married in the Church of St. John the Baptist Kilcornan and afterwards they celebrated with their families and friends at Dunraven Arms Hotel in Adare.

Salesian Secondary College, Pallaskenry: Our Annual Fashion show will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 8pm in the Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel, Adare. This year the funds raised will be used to help create new classrooms which are required to cater for our increasing school numbers. . Models from ‘Glamour the Agency’ and all 80 Transition Year students will model on the night. Lorcan Murray of Lyric FM will also present and will compere on the night. The Fashion Show, now in its ninth year, has become an annual event on the school calendar and will see transition year students, teachers, celebrity guests and models from ‘Glamour the Agency’ take to the catwalk modelling this seasons Spring/Summer collections. The following boutiques and fashion stores will show on the night. Lady Penelope Sash, Bella Sola, Joanne’s, Footprints by Laura Shoe Boutique, Gretta Gibbs, Pamela Scotts, Esquire Dress Hire, John Deignan, Lady Muck, Penney's, Patsy’s Boutique, Ela Maria's, Noels, Virginia's, Stitch, B Fabulous, Aishling Maher, Annette’s Boutique, Ivory Closet and No. 15. The models' hair will be styled by Ciara Downes (Park Avenue) and make up by Catherine Hickey and Mary Mulqueen & the Boots Team. Tickets can be purchased in advance and are available from the school 061 393105. Door Prize: 2 Nights Stay at Kilkenny Ormond Hotel. Best Dressed: Shaws Hamper. Monster raffle also on the night. We are looking forward to a fantastic night as it brings friends, parents, students and teachers to a great colourful and exciting event. It also of course gives everyone a chance to dress up and look like ‘a million dollars’ and also an opportunity to view the fantastic fashion that is available in our shops in Limerick City and County.We need the support of all our parents,past pupils and friends in a financial way and what better way to do this than come to our Fashion Show and enjoy a great evening out. Tickets for the show cost €15 for an adult, €7 for a student and €40 for a family. Family tickets available at the door on the night. Looking forward to seeing you there.


CPR / AED TRAINING: Beginners CPR and AED training will take place on Monday March 7th at 8pm in Pallaskenry Community Centre. Booking is not required, just show up on the night, This is a vital skill that everyone should know. Knowing how to do CPR and use an AED machine could save a life. Everyone is welcome. For further information contact Maeve Galvin 0872517080.


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