Community Games Indoor soccer, hard luck to the under 13 boys who lost out to Strokestown recently, all boys played well, thanks to Richard Farrell and Richard Moss for training the boys the last few weeks. Next up were the under 13 girls, the girls had a great semi final, they were up against Kilbride, they won their match which got them a place in the final against Elphin. All girls played so well and never gave up against a very strong Elphin team. Well done girls in getting silver. On behalf of the parents, I would like to thank Pat Halpin for giving up his time also to train the girls over the last few weeks. Swimming is on the 19th April in Roscommon Pool, any children who wish to take part please contact Grainne O’Boyle 087 9914869. Thanks to schools - Ballyfeeney, Whitehall and Cloonfour for facilitating the art and handwriting. Support your Macra Club
Tarmonbarry Macra na Feirme are competing in the Macra National Regional semi-fnal in Glenealy, Co Wicklow on the 29th March at 7.30pm with a play called Final Purification written and directed by Stephen McGuinness. The cast are Jenna McGuinness, Lee Kelly, Davd McGuinness, Niall Casserly, Anthony McGowan and Stephen McGuinness. We wish all the crew the best of luck.
Ballyfeeney National School presents 3 One Act Plays by Kilglass Drama Group this coming Friday night in St. Barry’s Hall at 8pm. Admission 10 euro.
Cake Sale in Leavy’s
A cake sale will take place in Leavy’s Lounge on Easter Sunday after 11.30am Mass in Scramogue Church. All funds raised go to Scramogue Church Restoration Fund. We need lots of our Parishoners to bake items for the sale so get cracking.
We send our heartiest congrats to Alison O’Reilly, Tarmonbarry and Brendan Gallagher, Clondra who recently were married. Every good wish for the future from all in the Parish.
Dept of Social Protection Notice
The Community Welfare Office will close at the end of this month. People from this region who used the Office will now have to travel to Dromod in Co. Leitrim or possibly Strokestown. The Department have stated that anyone who may have difficulty with this decision will be able to contact a special number which will be displayed on public notices in the region shortly. The new time clinic will be Thursdays 2.30pm to 3.30pm in Dromod.
Enrolment forms are now available for September 2015. Please feel free to call to the school or contact Mr.Robert Chalmers, School Principal for the forms or to find out further information regarding the school. Telephone number 043-33-26399.
Adult Art Classes commencing Wednesday mornings at Waterways Ireland Building, Clondra. Also ongoing classes for children on Saturday mornings. You can call Jeanne 087-6158772 on evenings concerning both.
RHS Home Care.Carers needed
RHS Home Care requires qualified Carers in Roscommon,Galway, and surrounding areas.Please call 090-66-25988 or visit www.rhshomecare.ie for more information.
Ballyfeeney NS is now accepting enrolments for 2015/2016 School Year. Please contact School Principal Catriona McDonnell for enrolments forms.
A bereavement Support meeting will take place on Wednesday 25th March between 3.30pm and 4.30pm at the RSG Centre, Derrane. Please feel free to attend this session if you are suffering sadness and lonliness from a recent family bereavement.
Daffodil Day takes place on Friday, 27th March. Please support this National Fundraising Day for cancer research and care.
Applications for Strokestown Easter Parade are now open. The Parade takes place in town on Easter Sunday and all voluntary groups are free. All commercial floats are 30 euro. Parade commences at 3pm from Booreen Road. Marching Bands and many floats on the day including some Easter Bunnies. Phone Dev Office 071-96-33559,or 087-1385821.086 2507590 for further details.
Fr. Kevin’s Launch
Fr. Kevin Fallon will launch his CD on Thursday 9th April in Landmark Hotel, Carrick on Shannon. All profits to Kilglass Churches (renovation projects) and St. John’s Community Hospital Comfort Fund, Sligo. More details next week.
St Barry’s GAA
U-16 Boys: Boyle 3-7 St. Barry’s/Kilglass 3-5
Our U16 boys team were narrowly defeated by Boyle on St Patrick’s morning in an entertaining game in Kilglass. A good first half saw us leading by 3-01 to 1-03, but missed chances in this period cost us as Boyle fought back in the second half to lead by 3 points. Heading into injury time, a Ciaran McManus piledriver was superbly saved by the Boyle goalie, leaving 2 points in it in the end. St Barrys/Kilglass U16 Squad: Carl Reddy, Nathan Beirne, Eoin Murphy, Thomas Mahedy, Conor Mulrennan, Darragh Maguire (0-1), Padraig Halpin (0-1), Ross Eames (1-0), Fiacra Leavey, Brandon Hanley (1-2), Ciaran McManus (0-1), Ciaran McVeigh (1-0), Adam Cox, Oisin Fallon, Adam Coggeran, Emmet Burke, Eoin Diffley.
U16 GIRLS: St Barry’s 9-9 Kilbride 4-10. Later on St Patrick’s Day the Under 16 Girls made it 3 wins from 3 by beating Kilbride. Panel v Kilbride:
Leah Fleming, Annie McGarry (0-1), Rebecca Cox, Shauna Rogan, Ailish O’Reilly, Laura Beirne, Lauren Hannifan, Aine Halpin (2-2), Aoife McLoughlin (2-1), Molly Fisher, Edel Beirne(1-1), Sarah McVeigh (4-4), Ann Marie Murphy, Rhona Doorley (0-1), Adrianne Brennan, Emer Shannon, Caitlin Luckie.
Senior ladies: The senior Ladies enjoyed a comprehensive 6-15 to 1-9 win over Roscommon Gaels on Saturday evening last. The next game for this team is against Ballinameen on Easter weekend. Squad: Rebecca Cox, Jane McGowan, Rhiannon Cox, Oonagh Farrell, Geraldine Farrell, Amy Cousins, Denise Bennett, Emer Wallace, Maebh Holmes (0-2), Grainne Gaynor (0-1), Rita Hagan, Ruth Cox (2-1), Aoife Gaynor (0-5), Lisa Murtagh (0-2), Shauna Murphy (2-1), Joanne Reynolds (1-2), Claire McGlynn (1-0), Kate McGuinness, Katie O’Toole (0-1), Nadine Murphy, Gillian Wallace, CA Bennett, Jaimie Fallon, Aoife McLoughlin, Niamh Toolin.
Senior men: Michael Glaveys 1-15 St. Barry’s 0-4. Our Intermediate team were roundly beaten in the 1st game of the Tansey Cup Division 3 league on Sunday. St Barry’s: Dermot Kilcrann, Barry Brennan, Michael Regan, Michael Casey (Richard Farrell), Mark Naughton, Trevor Murtagh, Philip Casserly (J McNally), Ronan McGowan, Ronan Mitchell (0-1), Aaron Murtagh (0-1) Paul Cox (Declan Cox 0-1), (Paul Gannon), Diurmuid Walsh (Damian Fallon), Shane Carrington, Finbar McGowan (0-1), John Murtagh. Fixtures: Saturday at 5pm: Junior B/Division 5 v Kilglass Gaels in Kilglass. Sunday: U-16 Girls v Oran in Oran, Sunday: Minors v Eire Og in Loughlynn.