PRESENTATION- A presentation of €1,730 was made to the Glenmore Golden club by Bernard Walsh of Ballycroney last Tuesday. Bernard ran the Dublin city marathon on the October bank holiday Monday and wishes to thank everyone who sponsored him. It was a fantastic run by Bernard and his first attempt with a time of four hours and ten minutes. The Glenmore Golden club meets every second Tuesday in Glenmore hall and there’s always something going on, it could be bingo, entertainment, and with the festive season just around the corner the pupils of Glenmore National School will join them to share some Christmas carols and festive cheer. A word of thanks to all the ladies who are volunteers and who faithfully look after all the members of the club each time the group meet, there’s always a great welcome and refreshments to enjoy.
SILVER CIRCLE - The Glenmore GAA club November silver circle draw took place recently and the winners were ; Thomas Connolly, Paul Harney, Michael and Rita Cody, Paddy Breen, Mossie Skehan, Dan and Elma Aylward, Declan and Annette Cody, Fidelis Doherty, Pascal Phelan, Tom and Mary Heffernan, Joe Parker, Nicholas Garvey, Pat Ryan and Mai Cashin. Well done to all the winners and thanks to everyone for their contuined support of the silver circle draws.
CAMOGIE NEWS - The Glenmore junior camogie team were due to play their county final last Saturday, however it had to be called off due to a bereavement in the James Stephens club.The date, venue and time for the final have not been arranged, as of going to press. Underage camogie training contuines in the Glenmore GAA club astroturf facility and thanks to all the trainers and mentors for their contuining committment.
BAZAAR- The annual parish bazaar takes place this Saturday evening after the 7.30pm mass in Glenmore hall. There will be raffles galore with great prizes on offer. In conjunction with the bazaar the parish draw will be taking place on the night with a book of tickets for €15, the prizes for the raffle are a €200 Glanbia voucher, a €150 voucher from Murphy Motors, a €100 from Sean Kennedy of Ballinclare, a €100 from Billy Roche of Jamestown, a €100 voucher from Foot Solutions, Waterford, a €40 gift card and €40 salon voucher from Hanleys chemist, New Ross and a €75 voucher from Adamstown Tyres. Many thanks to all the sponsors of the raffle prizes.You are asked to note that all stubs and monies need to be returned to the parish office by Friday.
CELEBRATION NIGHT - To celebrate the Kilkenny Senior hurling team All-Ireland win and to honour the Glenmore GAA club member of this team, Eoin Murphy of Ballyveria, there will be a function in the Glen Bar on Saturday night at 9pm. The Liam Mc Carthy cup will be there and there will also be a bonus silver circle draw and there is no cover charge for entry, strictly over 18’s only.
NEW BABY - Congratulations to Fran and Chris Murphy( nee Dollard) of Ballyfacey on the birth of their daughter Isabelle.