Bunlahy & District

THANKS: Ballymore minor board wish to sincerely thank all who supported their walk/run on Sunday April 7th last and made such a great success. Thanks to all the stewards for their help and special thanks to the motor cyclists who made it very easy for all. To all the ladies who supplied the beautiful refreshments and kept the kettles on the boil we say well done. The club really appreciates the participation of the Mooney family and thanks for the pictures which can be seen on www.flicker.com/peterm7sets and are also available by calling 0863714434.

THANKS: Ballymore minor board wish to sincerely thank all who supported their walk/run on Sunday April 7th last and made such a great success. Thanks to all the stewards for their help and special thanks to the motor cyclists who made it very easy for all. To all the ladies who supplied the beautiful refreshments and kept the kettles on the boil we say well done. The club really appreciates the participation of the Mooney family and thanks for the pictures which can be seen on www.flicker.com/peterm7sets and are also available by calling 0863714434.

TABLE QUIZ: The parents association of St.Guasacht’s national school in Bunlahy will host a table Quiz in Creegan’s, Bunlahy on Friday night, 26th April starting at 8.30pm. A table of four will cost 4 euro and there will be a raffle on the night. Refreshments will be served and your support will be greatly appreciated.

Cnoc Mhuire Class of 86: The re-union takes place on Saturday 4 May commencing with a tour of Cnoc Mhuire Secondary School at 7.00pm approx and afterwards to Paul & Carmel Fay’s Place for light refreshments and entertainment. For further details contact Andrew Gettings at 086 8047542; Monica Gorman at 087 7701370; Michael Lynch 087 9980481; Margaret Reilly 087-1334037.

CAR BOOT SALE: Lenamore Parents Association are holding a monster car boot sale on Sunday April 21st next starting at 12 noon at the GAA grounds in Legan.Cars will cost 10 euro,small vans 15 euro and large vans 20 euro and all proceeds go to Lenamore national school. For further information call 0876727890.

REMINDER: The 3rd Annual Cycle and Climb to Croagh Patrick for the Parish of Granard Lourdes Invalid Fund, will take place on Saturday1st June 2013. 2012 was a very successful and enjoyable day as over 40 cyclist completed the event, while many more people participated in the climb. We hope this year will be equally successful and a special event to launch this year’s cycle will take place on Saturday 4th May starting at 9 o clock in the morning when a Static Cycle of “1500km from Granard to Lourdes”will be held in Granard.Later on a Fancy Dress Party will be held in John V Donohoes on that Saturday night and a great days entertainment is guaranteed. Your help and support would be greatly appreciated for both events. Any enquiries contact Jimmy Brady 0878875227.

ST.VINCENT DE PAUL: The Granard branch have their shop New To U, open on Market Street every Friday and Saturday from 9am to 6pm and the branch can be contacted on 0851503985.

NEWS ITEMS: Items of news for the Bunlahy notes can be emailed to bunlahynotes5@gmail.com or by calling 0876612963 or 0436686385 before 7pm on Sunday evening.

GRANARD COMMUNITY PLAYGROUP: The playgroup will be holding their registration night on tonight Wednesday April 17th at 8pm and all parents/guardians are welcome to come and view our wonderful playgroup. Children born between 2-2-2009 and 30-6-10 are entitled to a free preschool year from September 2013 to the following June 2014 so don’t delay come visit us on the 17th and if you can’t make it please call Anne on 0877970464 or 0879964366.

WELL DONE: Congratulations to Cnoc Mhuire Granard’s football team on their great win in the All Ireland final on Saturday evening last. Great celebrations were held in the town when the team returned with their trophy and a lovely reception in the school so we all say well done to all the lads and especially to our representative on the team Mattie Gorman from Killeen.

DRAW: The following were the winners in the Ballymore monthly draw held in Creegan’s on Saturday night last. First prize of one thousand euro to Brian Reilly, c/o Noel Flynn while the McGivney family, Leitrim Coolarty, Noel and Mary Flynn and DP Finnegan all won one hundred euro each. Next draw in McElvaney’s at end of April. Congrats to all our winners.

Granard Motte Community Enterprise: Work continues and our recent public meeting was told that the feasibility study is well underway and expected to be complete by the end of May. An interim report will be ready for our next public meeting.Congratulations to the following recent winners in our monthly draw :-February – Granard Credit Union Ltd. - €500. Reps. Frank Dolan, Killeen - €250 John & Mary Smith, Renneny - €100. Joe & Helen Gorman, Killeen - €100. Joe Mingh, The Granard Inn - €100.March – Gertie Sheridan, Cloonaghmore - €500. Chrissie Nannery, Ballybrien - €250 P.J. Reilly,MCC, Ballinacross - €100. Kathleen Sheridan, Granardkille - €100 Gretta Devaney, Coolamber - €100.Again our sincere thanks to all who purchased tickets as this project could not be contemplated without the support of so many from the entire region.

HAMPER WINNERS: The following were the winners of the Easter Hampers in Lus na Greine, Helen Reynolds and Barry O’Meara. Sincere thanks to all who supported the draw and all monies raised for the centre will be spent on projects for the local community.

COUNTRY MARKETS: Granard country markets are delighted to announce that from this Friday they will have Slimming World Meals available as well as their usual bread,cakes,Jams,crafts and firewood.The Market is open every Friday morning from 8-30 am to 11 am in the Market house.