Lanesboro/Ballyleague January 14



The marriage took place in Durrow Parish Church, Co. Laois of Kieran Glennon son of Colette Glennon, Church View and Yvonne Goode, daughter of Agnes and Michael Goode, Newbridge, Co. Kildare. Bestman was Peter Mc Kenna, friend of the groom and groomsmen were John Glennon, brother of the groom and Kevin Mc Guinness friend of the groom. Chief bridesmaid was Sharon Goode sister of the bride, and bridesmaids were Tara Goode and Michelle Goode both sisters of the bride. Flower girls were Kelly Leckey niece of the groom and Chloe Goode niece of the bride. The wedding reception was held in Durrow castle. We would like to wish the happy couple a long, healthy and happy life together.


The closing date for the Rathcline GAA club Christmas Draw is coming fast upon us. The club urge your full support for the draw as it is a major source of income especially going into the start of the new football season where affiliation and insurance have to be met. Your support will help ease this burden and help the club continue to develop their magnificent new clubhouse and pitch in Clonbonny. The club is also working on a new training area which will further enhance the facilities in Clonbonny. The club is the pride of the Rathcline community and it is only through your great support the present facilities are there for all the members. I urge your support for the draw on this Saturday night 8th January. Tickets can be bought in O'Brien's or from any club executive.


You can 'shape up' with Bonnie's Pilates class in St. Mary's Parish Hall commencing on this Thursday 17th January at 7pm. Pilates is suitable for all ages and abilities. Everyone is welcome to go along and join in. All you are required to bring along is a mat. The course will run over 10 weeks. If you require any further information contact Bonnie phone 087-2238237.


The annual Lanesboro Horse AGM will take place in Clarke's Bar on this Thursday night 13th January at 9pm. The Horse Fair is one of the highlights of the year in the town and it brings great numbers to the town. The committee are a hard working group that deserve your support at their AGM and it would be great to see a big attendance on the night.


The Shannon Gaels Minor Club held their AGM on Sunday last in St. Mary's Parish Hall. The following executive were elected to office for the coming year: Chairman - Jimmy Flood, Vice Chairman - Sean Kenny, Secretary - Seadna Ryan, Assistant Secretary - Ciara Myhill, Treasurer - Brendan Keane, Assistant Treasurer - Tina Dowd, PRO - Joe O'Brien, Co Board delegates - Michel O'Sullivan and two others to be appointed, Child Protection Officer - Seadna Ryan.


The weekly card game will continue every Sunday night in the Peer Inn at 9pm sharp. Less expenses, all other monies will be distributed in prize money. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome.The winners of last Sunday night's game are joint first Michael Rogers & Michael Finan and Jimmy Brennan & Ger Scally, 3rd PJ and Bridie Brennan. The door prizes were won by Tom Mulvihill and Mickie Connaughton.


Every under 16 and under 18 player in the parish are asked to attend a very special meeting in St. Mary's Parish Hall on this Saturday evening 15thJanuary at 6pm. It is very important that every player attends and we ask parents reading these notes to ensure that their sons are aware and attend the meeting.


We would like to extend our sincere sympathy to Joe, Dominick, Martin, Marie, Rita, Cait and Eileen Mc Grath, Derrygeel and their extended families on the death in Dublin of their sister Anne on Wednesday last 5th January in St. Vincent's Hospital, Dublin.


Lotto: Numbers drawn - 2, 10, 20 and 25. No jackpot winner. The five 20 euro winners were - Darryl Gilmore, Lanesboro. Trevor Byrne, Gortgallon. Aidan Tully, Slatta. Kieran Healy, Cloonadra. Tim Fox, Mountcashel. Next draw 18/01/11. The jackpot will stand at 2,500 euro. Team in Charge: G. Donlon, P. Kenny, R. McCormack.Cards: Every Tuesday in the Club House, 9.00pm. Last week's winners - 12 games Tim/Pat Joe. 11 games, John O/Packie. Last game, Sean/Sonny. Ticket Winners - Kevin, Mickey, Gemma & Pete. New players will be very welcome.PlayStation World Cup: We held a very successful PlayStation World Cup Tournament in the Club House last week. Many thanks to those involved in the organisation of this event. Many thanks to all who attended, all who supplied their PlayStations for use on the day, all who helped out with food & refreshments & all who helped out in any way. Congratulations to Colin Gannon who was our overall winner of the Tournament. ?Congratulations to 2nd - David Mulvihill, 3rd - Alan Kenny & 4th - Jonathon Hussey.Sympathy: The Club extends deepest sympathy to Frank Dennehy & Family on the death of his wife, Angela Dennehy, Elphin.


Congratulations to Dessie O'Reilly, The Green who won the weekend in Barcelona for two in the ‘loyalty draw' in O'Brien's bookmakers. His trip also includes a trip to the famous Nou Camp for a top of the table clash with Atletico Madrid.


Due to popular demand, the second term of Glee Club starts on 22nd January from 9-10.30am in Dean Egan Library, Ballymahon. Call Lisa on 0877619605 for info and bookings.


25 card game in Lanesboro Co-op will continue every Sunday night at 8.30pm. Jackpot e310. Going up weekly.