It was a very busy weekend for all involved in Killashee Community Games, despite the inclement weather conditions. On Saturday last, a large group of children turned up for the art competition. All entries are being judged at the moment and results will be published as soon as possible. On Sunday, the annual sports was held at the football pitch in Killashee and even the downpours could not dampen the spirits of all the athletes who turned out. Well done to each and everyone of them. The results from the sports is as follows. Girls U8 60m 1st Laura Kavanagh, 2nd Aisling O’Dowd, 3rd Eva Cosgrove. U8 80m 1st Shaunagh Murphy, 2nd Amy Jordan, 3rd Eva Cosgrove. U10 100m 1st Bronagh Kiely, 2nd Nicole Murphy, 3rd Laura Kavanagh. U10 200m 1st Nicole Murphy, 2nd Bronagh Kiely, 3rd Laura Kavanagh/Aisling O’Dowd. U10 60m hurdles 1st Nicole Murphy, 2nd Bronagh Kiely, 3rd Laura Kavanagh. U12 100m 1st Aine Kiely. U12 600m 1st Aine Kiely. U14 100m 1st Clodagh Kiely, 2nd Cait Kiely, 3rd Chloe Cosgrove. U14 800m 1st Clodagh Kiely, 2nd Cait Kiely. U14 80m hurdles 1st Clodagh Kiely, 2nd Cait Kiely, 3rd Chloe Cosgrove. U12 ball throw 1st Aine Kiely. U14 javelin 1st Clodagh Kiely, 2nd Cait Kiely. U14 long jump 1st Clodagh Kiely, 2nd Cait Kiely, 3rd Chloe Cosgrove. U14 long puck 1st Clodagh Kiely, 2nd Ann Marie Murphy, 3rd Cait Kiely. U14 shot putt 1st Clodagh Kiely, 2nd Cait Kiely. Boys U8 60m 1st Alex Forde, 2nd Patrick Clancy, 3rd Conor Farrell. U8 80m 1st Alex Forde, 2nd Patrick Clancy, 3rd Shane Neary. U10 100m 1st Byron Duignan, 2nd Cian Cosgrove, 3rd Adam O’Donoghue. U10 200m 1st Byron Duignan, 2nd Andrew Nolan. U10 60m hurdles 1st Byron Duignan, 2nd Adam O’Donoghue, 3rd Cian Cosgrove. U12 100m 1st Conor Clancy, 2nd Cian Clancy, 3rd Ronan Kavanagh. U12 600m 1st Conor Clancy, 2nd Cian Clancy, 3rd Ronan Kavanagh. U14 100m 1st Dylan Farrell, 2nd Peter Nolan, 3rd Patrick Kenny. U14 800m 1st Dylan Farrell, 2nd Peter Nolan. U14 80m hurdles 1st Peter Nolan. U16 100m 1st Rian Cox. U12 ball throw 1st Ronan Kavanagh, 2nd Cian Neary, 3rd Conor Clancy. U14 javelin 1st Patrick Kenny, 2nd Peter Nolan. U14 long jump 1st Dylan Farrell, 2nd Peter Nolan, 3rd Patrick Kenny. U12 long puck 1st Cian Clancy, 2nd Ronan Kavanagh, 3rd Conor Clancy. U14 shot putt 1st Patrick Kenny, 2nd Peter Nolan. The county finals will take place in Ballymahon on Saturday, 21st and Sunday, 22nd June. All qualifiers will be notified. Thank you to all the parents who came out in awful weather to mark the field on Saturday evening and to all who helped out at the sports on Sunday.
A fundraising bag pack in aid of Longford County Community Games takes place on Friday, 30th and Saturday, 31st May in Dunnes Stores, Longford 10am – 8pm. Volunteers from all areas are needed, if you can volunteer please get in contact with Barry on 087 7963182 as soon as possible and also let him know what time would be suitable for you.
The county final for Community Games art competitions will take place on Saturday, 7th June in St Emer’s National School, Longford. All those who qualify to represent Killashee in the final will be notified as soon as possible.
Results from U-6 race
Michael Nolan, Clodagh Cosgrove, Maria Forde, Aldoy McHugh and Darragh Cosgrove all received their very first Gold Community Games medals. Congratulations and well done to all.
St Brigid’s GAA
Result - St Brigids played Grattans in the reserve football league Division 3 on May 10th in Killashee. It resulted in a win for St Brigid’s 3-13 to Grattans 1-10. Congrats and well done to the team of players and management.
Lotto results from Monday, 5th May. Numbers drawn were 1, 6, 16, 20. There was no jackpot winner. 40 euro went to Tony Walsh. 20 euro each went to Mike Skelly, Barry Cox, Declan Shanley. The next lotto draw will be in the Richmond Inn on Sunday, 18th May for a jackpot of 6,140 euro. The lotto team for the Richmond Inn are Tony McKiernan, Ronan Skelly, Pat Farrell, Bosco Skelly and Eddie Flynn. Forms for yearly lotto are available from any of the committee members for 45 euro.
Registration of members is now due. 20 euro for non players, 40 euro for players, 50 euro for families. Please give registration fees to Dan Magan or Sean Sheridan.
A number of people in the parish have been ill and hospitalised recently. We wish them all a very speedy recovery. We will keep them all in our thoughts and prayers.
Deepest sympathy is extended to John and Mary Rhatigan and family, Corlea on the recent death of John’s mother, Mrs Cathy Rhatigan. May her soul rest in peace.