• Ian O'Gorman

Kilcornan Notes October 3

LOTTO: The result of the Kilcornan Lotto for Saturday October 1. The Jackpot was not won. Lucky dips drawn were, Teresa O'Brien, Siobhan Walsh, Breda Nealon and Richie O'Brien. Next week's jackpot will be €5700.00

CHURCH NEWS: Minister of the Word for Saturday October 8 is Margaret O'Leary and for Sunday October 9 is Kathleen Kelly. Ministers of the Eucharist are Margaret O'Leary and Kathleen Hayes for Saturday. Josephine Horan and Kathleen Holland for Sunday. We would like to give Fr. Kelliher a céad mile fáilte to Kilcornan and wish him lots of happiness in his ministry here.

KILCORNAN GOING STRICTLY: Well, here we go, it’s all kicking off this week with our strictly dancers getting ready for their big production on Saturday, November 26, in the South Court Hotel. The Committee are contacting local people and companies with a view to placing an advert or two in our special programme that will be available for the occasion. We are also seeking a main sponsor for the night. If you could help us with any of the above please contact one of our members below or contact 087 7781225 or email us on Members of the organizing committee are Gillian Downes, Patricia Manning, Debbie Kellett, Edel Dore, Aisling Arthur, Rachel Cregan, Damian O’Brien. The official launch of Strictly Come Dancing will be held in the Coach Inn on Friday evening October 14. We look forward to meeting you there.

KENRY HISTORY SOCIETY: On Wednesday, October 19 at 8.30 pm at the Community Centre Pallaskenry, Billy O’Keeffe will present the findings from his walk of Coastal Kenry. This is the first time such a study has been attempted and you can enjoy the fruits of his adventure in his illustrated presentation. The history of the Shannon shore will be uncovered in Billy’s photos and paintings, along with geology, folklore and flora. All are invited and the speaker looks forward to adding to his knowledge of his adopted area by the knowledge of local residents. See you there.

LIMERICK HISTORICAL SOCIETY: The First lecture of the Winter season will be given by Michael O'Sullivan on Monday, October 10.The lecture will be on the history of Cleeve's factory and the development of the dairy industry in Limerick. Lecture will commence at 8 p.m. in Room 203, Mary Immaculate College. Go to main reception and you will receive directions. Admission is free and everybody is welcome.

SALESIAN COLLEGE: Salesian Secondary College, Pallaskenry are holding a major fundraising raffle. We are promoting the sale of raffle tickets costing €10 for an Irish Angus Heifer. Students from the school and from the parish will be selling tickets. There are now 704 students enrolled in our school and the money raised will be used to provide a new computer center for the benefit of our students. The total cost of this project is approximately €40,000. We would greatly appreciate your support with the project.

Mortgage Information Evening: Permanent tsb Market Yard Newcastle West will be open Thursday October 6 until 8pm for a mortgage information evening. For further information please contact Deborah or Risteárd on 069 69076 or 087 3931193.


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