Best wishes to all the young people from the parish who received their leaving cert results last week and best wishes for the future.
The South Kilkenny Historical Society are holding a platform/cross roads dance in the Glenmore hall carpark at 8pm on Sunday. This event, which is open to all, young and not so young will be a night of live music and re-enactment of how dances were enjoyed before the arrival of the disco and rap. This event is being organised, in conjucntion with National Heritage Week and if you are interested please feel free to dress in the style of the platform/crossroads dance. The hope is to hold the event outdoors, however if the weather doesn’t permit the event will be held indoors. Best wishes to this local historical society who offer us, the public, much access to local history and an opportunity to enjoy information that is both interesting and informative. So make you way to Glenmore hall car park for this nostalgic event this Sunday night at 8pm.
On the recent passing of her mother, sympathy is given to Ann Hartley and family, Kilmackevogue on the death of Mrs. Bridget O’Brien of Callan. May she rest in peace.
Taking place in Ferrybank library today ( Wednesday) is an introduction to basket weaving by Cathy Hayden which is taking place from 3 to 4pm and all are welcome to attend. On Thursday, also in the library from 11am to 12 noon there is an introduction to genealogy and starting research into your family tree, to book your place please phone 051 897200.
Welcomed into the christian community recently in the church of St. James, Glenmore was Callum Bagnall, son of James and Sarah of The Sallies.
The Glenmore GAA juvenile club are holding an American Tea Party in Glenmore hall on Friday September 6th at 9pm. If you would like to host a table, or to join with others on a table please contact Bridget Hennessy 087 2965066 or Sean Aylward at 086 3013071 with tickets for this fundraiser at €13 each. Music on the night will be provided by Inside Out and as in other years will be a great social occasion.
A word of welcome to all visiting Glenmore during the holiday period and spending time with family and friends.
The local community games of G.T.R. (Glenmore Tullogher Rosbercon) had great success in the national finals last weekend which were held in Athlone, Co. Westmeath. The young people did their parishes of Glenmore and Tullogher and county of Kilkenny proud as they qualified from both the local and county finals to go forward to represent their county in the national finals. Results to follow next week. A word of thanks to the local area committee who keep the spirit of community games alive and well.
GLENBAR GOLF SOCIETY
The Glen bar golf society travelled to Gowran golf course last Saturday with 19 members enjoying the golf and company and well done to all the winners. Thanks to the course grounds keeping staff and the society’s next outing is to Mount Wolsley, Co. Carlow on Saturday 28th September.