• Ian O'Gorman

Kilcornan Notes March 5, 2017

LOTTO: Results for Saturday March .Jackpot was not won. Lucky dips to John Dunne, T.J. McDonagh, Aubrey Bourke and Vanessa McDonagh. Next week's Jackpot will be €6800.

CHURCH NEWS: Minister of the Word for Saturday March 11 is Katie Shiels and for Sunday March 12 is Liam Walshe. Ministers of the Eucharist are Shelia O'Hare and Kathleen Hayes for Saturday. Ita O'Shaughnessy and Nora Murphy for Sunday.

NATIONAL SCHOOL PARENTS COUNCIL: Kilcornan National School Fundraising Event. There will be a clothes recycling collection in aid of Kilcornan Parents council on this Friday March 10 at 9.30am. Please drop off all items before 9.30 daily from today. Please donate all your clean unwanted clothes also bed linen, towels, curtains, shoes, bags, belts and soft toys. Wearable clothes will be recycled and re-used and other items will be recycled for items such as industrial wipes or soundproofing. Laptops (must be intact with power lead) and mobile phones are accepted but please keep separate. No household bric a brac. Please drop all bags at school by 9.30 daily up to the 10th of March. Thank you for your support and taking the time and effort to support our fundraising drive.

COMMUNITY ALERT: The Community Alert Annual General Meeting will be held April 5, at 8pm in the Community Centre. All are welcome. If anyone would like to register for text alert or would like more information about the Seniors Grant support for Personal monitored alert systems they can do so by contacting any member of the Community Council or Community Alert Group for an application form or by attending the AGM.

SALESIAN FASHION SHOW: Our annual Fashion Show ‘Passion for Fashion’ will take place in the Woodlands House Hotel, Adare on Wednesday, March 15 at 8.00pm. Transition Year students, teachers and models from Fiona Doyle’s Glamour The Agency will model the collections from local boutiques. Our compere for the night is Lorcan Murray. Tickets cost €15 for an adult and student tickets are €7. The Door Prize will be two nights B&B at the Kilkenny Ormonde Hotel. A great night of fashion is guaranteed in the homely atmosphere of the Fitzgeralds Woodlands House Hotel.

Limerick Historical Society: The next Limerick Historical Society lecture on Monday March 13 next is by Declan Gill, on Field Marshal Sir Hugh Gough, who was born at Woodsdown, Lisnagry in 1779. He became a famous British Military Officer who served in the Peninsular War and India. Declan will give an account of Gough from a local perspective. Lecture at 8 p.m. in Room 203, Mary Immaculate College. Everybody is welcome. Ask at reception for directions.

Fáilte Ireland Community Briefing Workshop in relation to the proposed Shannon Estuary Drive (Wild Atlantic Way Loop) - March 9. Fáilte Ireland would like to invite you to a Community Briefing Workshop in relation to the proposed Shannon Estuary Drive The Wild Atlantic Way Operational Programme 2015-2019 recommended that a series of drives adjacent to the Wild Atlantic Way be piloted. This was to provide visitors with additional experiences in areas adjacent to the WAW, increase dwell time and encourage spatial spread of visitors across the wider western regions. Two such drives off the Wild Atlantic Way were identified, namely The Shannon Estuary Drive and The Burren Drive The project objectives are; Public consultation and engagement with local communities on the drive to identify stories local to each area and garnish local knowledge. Programme of remedial work requirements identified, designed and carried out in collaboration with local authorities Programme of interpretative interventions identified, designed and installed at key points / viewing areas along the routes. Consumer-friendly map of each route designed and printed The Workshop details are outlined below and we would welcome your input on the night: Date:Thursday March 9, 2017, in Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum, Foynes from 7 – 9 p.m. Light refreshments served from 6.30 p.m. The Workshop Facilitator is Tina O’Dwyer on behalf of Fáilte Ireland and is open to all trade and community members in areas that are located on the drive. Please confirm your attendance to Siobhan King .


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