Ballinalee

Months Mind

Months Mind

The months mind mass for the late Joan Brady, Kiltyclough, RIP will be held this Friday evening at 8pm in Holy Trinity Church.

Sewage

A reminder to all householders in the village I have the application forms for connection to the new sewage treatment plant. Cost until 31/12 is 200 euro. Cost after that date 600 euro or higher.

Schools GAA

Well done to the local national school GAA team who won the Div 3 league final on Saturday. Panel list as follows: Ballinalee NS: 1 Killian Reynolds, 2 Emmet Sheridan, 3 Dylan Lynch, 4 Bobby Crilly, 5 Sean Sullivan, 6 John Doris, 7 Daniel Reynolds, 8 Ruairi O’Leary joint captain, 9 John Sheridan, 10 Conor Blessington joint captain, 11 Sean Farrell. Subs 12 Ronan McGreal, 13 Michael Kiernan, 14 John Rawle, 15 Michael Farrelly, 16 Siobhan Tully, 17 Avril Wilson, 18 Mary Sheridan, 19 Seana Heaney, 20 Josh Mullervy, 21 Jack Connell, 22 Conor Kenny, 23 Kurtis Reilly. Well done also to the management team of Eugene O’Leary and Greg Doris. Man of the match was Ruairi O’Leary. Many thanks to all the parents who supported the team throughout the league.

‘Honk’ – A musical Comedy

The Cnoc Mhuire Transition year class are currently putting the finishing touches to Honk , a musical comedy that is based on the story of the ugly duckling. It is a heart-warming tale that will be enjoyed by both young and old. The musical takes place in the school sports hall on 17th, 18th and 19th December at 7.30pm. Tickets can be purchased from the school office on 043 6686231 or through the Honkline on 085 8409506. They are available now for the bargain price of 10 euro each. So why not treat the family this festive season and come along to what promises to be a fantastic night’s entertainment.

Lotto

Numbers drawn were 3, 16, 19, 28. No jackpot winner. 3 X 20 euro Carmel Reynolds; Leah & Aoife Ledwith, Aughalkilmore and Paddy Brady, Luton. Sellers prize Michael O’Sullivan. Jackpot 8300 euro. Draw in Rawles on Monday night at 9.30pm.

Movember

I have volunteered to take part in the new annual Movember no shave fundraiser. I am hoping to raise funds for organisations who have helped a number of children in our community. Max Wenman, Soran, 3½ has been attending Our Ladys Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin and recently got the all clear from cancer and Michael Murphy, Soran who has been attending Temple St Childrens Hospital Dublin. Sponsorship cards will be available locally and we will have shave off night in Farrells at 7pm. Please contact myself. Funds raised will go towards Temple St Hospital and Kids Paradise Dreams Come True, a Longford charity set up by Elizabeth Yorke.

Christmas fare

A thank you to all who supported the recent Christmas fare in Currycahill.

Quiz

The Pony Show Committee are holding a table quiz in the Stags Head on Friday 29th November at 8.30. Please support.

Whist

Next whist is on Tuesday 3rd December.

Cilloe Yew Tree Players

Our upcoming production of “A Stolen Child” directed by Mickey Kenny will take to the stage on Sat 30th November, Sunday 1st December and Mon 2nd December in Ennybegs Community Centre. Booking lines will open on Nov 20th. Tickets cost 10 euro. Booking is essential so please call 087 2911994 to book your ticket. A great night’s entertainment not to be missed.

Gun Club

The Gun Club would like to thank all landowners who let members shoot on their lands. 18 pheasants were shown last Friday night in the Stags Head. Results longest open: Raymond Reilly. Longest club: John Coyle. Longest spur: Peter Madden. Heaviest bird: Wayne Carberry. Best coloured pheasant: David Reynolds.

Lotto

Numbers 1, 8, 11, 19. No jackpot winner. 3 X 20 euro Aidan Shaughnessy, Kelli Barrett Kilshrewley and Paraic Croghan. Sellers prize Pat Devine. Jackpot 8200 euro. Draw in Rawles. Yearly tickets for 2014 are now available for 100 euro. This includes club membership. Contact Ml O’Sullivan or Ml Carrigy.

Get out get Active

Sean Connollys club are organising the get out get active again this new year. Start up date January 4th 2014. Meetings will be held over the next couple of weeks to arrange teams and programme. All players and members are requested to get involved as this was a very successful event last year and also enjoyable after the Christmas festivities. With a little extra effort the number of teams could be doubled this time. Facebook will be giving all the info shortly and just to get us in a little walking practice before Christmas, lights will be on at Maguire Park on Tuesday and Friday nights 7pm to 9pm. So next Tuesday night Nov 19th get walking.