THE Glenmore GAA and camogie club held a fundraiser fashion show recently in the Rhu Glen. In a fun filled night many thanks is given to the organisers, to all who supported the event, to all the clothes shops for providing such lovely clothes, all the models, male and female young and more mature. Also thanks to all who sponsored raffle prizes and purchased raffle tickets and to the Rhu Glen for all their co-operation with the night and to the MC for his contribution and great music. It was a great night and very much enjoyed by all.
EASTER CEREMONIES - At this Easter time a warm welcome to extended to all who are visiting family members and extended family. Thanks to all who prepared the liturgy, did the readings, prayers and to the choir for their accompanyment to the ceremonies and to the church sacristan, Mary Dunne. All the ceremonies were very well attended despite the very harse weather.
SYMPATHY- On the recent passing of Jimmy Heffernan of Ballyneale, Tullogher and formerly of Aylwardstown, Glenmore sympathy is extended to his sons Paddy, Jimmy, Tom, Liam, John and Andy, daughter Marie, son in law, daughters in law, grandchildren,and his many nieces and nephews, sister in law. Also sympathy to Jimmy’s brothers and sisters, Nellie Doherty of Ballinlammy, Mary Aylward of Rochestown, Paddy Heffernan of Rockenham Ferrybank, Mickie Heffernan of Marian Park, Waterford, Bill Heffernan of Galway and Peter Heffernan, London. Jimmy was a great GAA man and won an All-Ireland senior hurling medal with Kilkenny in 1947 and was a sub on the 1946 Kilkenny team and played in his last All-Ireland senior hurling semi final campaign in 1953 before retiring from inter county play. Jimmy played with Mullinavat, Carrickshock and he also played with his beloved Glenmore and played football with Kilkenny on the junior team of 1953 and in the junior final of 1957. Jimmy is predeaceased by his wife Grace who passed away fourteen yeras ago. Glenmore also pays witness to the passing of one of its elder citizens, Katie Corcoran of Mullinahone. Katie has passed away at the great age of 95 years and is predeaceased by her husband Patrick, who passed away forty three years ago. Sympathy is extended to her nieces, nephews and grand nices and grand nephews, neighbours and friends at this time.Katie was formerly Mc Donald of Ballyfacey and she was the last member of her family and was laid to rest following her requiem mass on Monday in the church of St. James, Glenmore. May both their souls rest in peace.
GOLF SOCIETY - The Glenbar golf society held their first outing of the year when they played in Mount Juliett on Saturday last. The overall winner was Liam Mernagh and the other winners on the day were John Heffernan, Paddy Mullally and Jimmy Walsh. Their next outing sees the society heading to Faithlegg, Co. Waterford in two weeks time, all members intending to play are asked to secure their preferred tee time for this outing and best wishes to this year’s captain, Liam Mernagh and all the members.
SILVER CIRCLE- The first draw of this year’s Glenmore GAA club silver circle draw took place recently and the winners were Catherine Mernagh, Richard and Margaret Aylward, Fitzgerald family of Flemingstown, Jamie Culleton, Alice and Paddy O’ Connor, Meabh and Tim Brosnan, Cathriona Murphy, Niamh Barry, John and Kathleen Doherty, Anna Cody, Michael Aylward, Dick Dowling, Seamus Irish, Gerry and Margaret Doherty. Well done to all the winners and thanks to everyone for their support this year’s silver circle draw.