• Ian O'Gorman

Kilcornan Notes October 24

LOTTO: The result of the Kilcornan Lotto for Saturday October 22. The Jackpot was not won. Lucky dips drawn were, Noreen Walsh, Paddy Daly, Stephen Downey and Sean O'Shaughnessy. Next week's jackpot will be €5800.00

CHURCH NEWS: Minister of the Word for Saturday October 29 is Margaret O'Leary and for Sunday October 30 is Eilish Griffin. Ministers of the Eucharist are Margaret O'Leary and Mary O'Neill for Saturday. Ailish Griffin and Helen Meade for Sunday.

SYMPATHY: Sympathy is extended to Ala Ward, Newtown and to her family in Kilcornan and in Moldova on the recent death of he father Ion Grejdieru in Moldova. May he rest in peace.

SPOOKTACULAR: Well done to everyone involved in the organization of the most successful Spooktacular held in Curraghchase last Saturday evening. The venue, and the props were spot on and the actors were in the Oscar winning league. We understand that the feedback from the visitors was very positive and this is very encouraging for the future. The amount of work by the committee was Trojan and the cooperation of the local people was most generous and heartwarming. Congratulations to everyone concerned.

KILCORNAN COMMUNITY GAMES: We had a very poor attendance at the Community Games meeting on Monday night last. The decision of the meeting was to try to recruit more people to keep the Games in Kilcornan going. Otherwise we will have to investigate joining with another area. Parents will receive a text message asking if they are interested in getting involved. Please reply by Thursday October 27.

If you require any further information please contact Bridget Kelly on 0878120614 or Antoinette Corrigan 0872430949.

COMMUNITY COUNCIL: We will be holding a Church Gate collection at both Masses on Saturday and Sunday, November 5 and 6. Your usual kind support will be appreciated. Thank You.

The Strictly Come Dancing dancers troupe are in camp with their choreographers for the next few weeks preparing for the big night in the Southcourt Hotel on November 26. They are eagerly looking for sponsorship, please give them a hand if you can or better still a few euro to defray their costs.

SOCCER: Well done to Ross Mann who is a member and regular player with Limerick F.C. who won the Division 1 of the League of Ireland this Season. We look forward to next Season when we hope to see Ross in the Premiership.

G.A.A. Congratulations to Patrickswell on winning the Senior hurling County Championship. No doubt Ballybrown will be back.

Community/Voluntary Groups and Sporting Organisations: Applications are invited from organisations interested in having suitable work carried out in their areas. Types of work includes: Maintaining and enhancing walkways and trails; village and countryside enhancement projects; social care and care for the elderly; environmental maintenance work; projects relating to not for profit cultural and heritage sites; work with not for profit organisations including administration. Further details and application forms can be obtained from the Rural Social Scheme Supervisors at The Weigh House, Market Yard, Newcastle West. Tel: 069 61540, E-mail

or West Limerick Resources (Main Office), St. Mary’s Road, Newcastle West.

COMMUNITY GROUPS. West Limerick Resources provides ongoing support to Local Community Groups in the West Limerick area. Should you require any support or guidance please call Stefanie on 087 3290483 or Damien on 087 9042477 at West Limerick Resources.

POKER CLASSIC: Poker Classic in aid of Cashel and Emly Lourdes Assisted Pilgrims Fund will take place in Kinnane's Pub, Upperchurch, Co. Tipperary on Sunday October 30, at 8pm. Entry Fee €20. For further information, Contact Tom Ryan 086-2120886. All support would be very much appreciated.

CAR BOOT SALE: Bank Holiday Monday October 31 a car boot sale will be held in the Community Centre, Newcastle West. Gates open at 8.00 a.m. for traders, and 9.00 a.m. for general public. Cars €5 and vans €8. Free admission to the public.Traders with fresh produce/home baking are especially welcome on the day. Looking forward to seeing you all.


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