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Parish Dance

Parish Dance

This years annual Parish Dance will take place on Easter Sunday night 5th April in the Stag’s Head. Music by Outback. Admission is €10 with all funds raised going towards the repainting project for St. James’ church, Clonbroney. Door prize on the night of one nights B&B and an evening meal in Kilronan Castle. Anyone who wishes to help sell tickets or to donate spot prizes, please contact Micheál Carrigy. Ticket sellers also going door to door in the next two weeks. Please support.

GAA Membership

Membership for Sean Connolly’s GAA Club is now due. Cost is €30 per adult or €50 per couple. Those using the facilities who pay membership are covered by insurance in the event of an accident. Those who do not pay membership and continue to use the facilities are not covered by insurance

Hillside Club

It will resume on Wednesday, March 18th at 11am in Currycahill. New members always welcome.

Charity Dinner Dance

Lough Rynn Castle is holding a charity dinner dance in aid of The Motor Neurone Disease Association on Saturday 4th April. Music on the night by Gobsmacked and special guests. Tickets cost €45 per person, which includes arrival drinks and five course meal. Tickets on sale from hotel reception.

Hunt: Well done to all involved in organising the recent hunt in the village. It was a great success and enjoyed by all.

Lotto

Numbers drawn 11, 15, 16, 21. 3 x €20 Seamus Maguire, Frankie Brady and Ciarán Fox. Seller’s prize Mary Farrell, Farrells pub. Draw takes place in Farrell’s pub on Monday at 9pm for the month of March. Jackpot is €1,400.

Choir notice

A choir practice will be held at Holy Trinity Church on Monday, 23rd March at 8pm, to prepare for Easter. All members are asked to please attend. New members welcome.

Sympathy

To the family of the late Mary McCauley, Aughnashannagh, who passed away peacefully at the weekend. RIP.

Baby boy

Congratulations to Paul and Lorraine Treacy, Aughagreagh on the birth of their second child, a beautiful baby boy.

Baby boy

Congratulations to Brian and Eileen O’Neill, Firmount on the birth of their second child, a beautiful baby boy.

Sympathy

To the family of the late Tommy Sheridan, Firmount, who passed away peacefully during the week. RIP.

Baby girl

Congratulations to Ronan Shaughnessy and Pauline Hynes on the recent birth of their baby girl.

Easter Egg Hunt

All the children in national school are invited to take part in an Easter egg hunt in the playground after Mass on Easter Sunday. This is being organised by the committee who organised the playground. Parents will be asked to make a small voluntary contribution towards the upkeep of the playground on the day.

Monster Bingo

Monster Bingo in Granard Sunday next, March 22nd, new Cannon Kelly Hall. Proceeds are in aid of the Granard Visitor Centre project and €4,000 in prize money must be won. Bingo starts at 3pm. Your support will be greatly appreciated.