Urlingford: Support Hospice at Coffee Morning

COFFEE MORNING - Urlingford ICA are holding a coffee morning in Doyles Bar tomorrow (Thursday) which is National Coffee Day in aid of Hospice from 10.30 to 12.30. Cake Sale and Raffle. Your support will be much appreciated.

COFFEE MORNING - Urlingford ICA are holding a coffee morning in Doyles Bar tomorrow (Thursday) which is National Coffee Day in aid of Hospice from 10.30 to 12.30. Cake Sale and Raffle. Your support will be much appreciated.

LOTTO - There was no winner in the Emerald’s Lotto draw last week so the prize fund is now E9,100 while the jackpot is E7,100. There was one match 3 winning E200: Ena Dowling. Five lucky dips of E20 each: Kathleen Hennessy, Bridget Tobin, Ber Maher, Ger Hayde, Dermot Dunphy. Promoter’s prize: Mick Burke.

CARDS - A great game of cards every Monday night in Urlingford Community Centre. All card players will be very welcome. Proceeds in aid of parish funds. Please bring your friend for a great night out.

ANNIVERSARIES - Anniversaries prayed for at all Masses last weekend both in Urlingford and Graine: Nancy Loughnan, Main St; Nellie Tobin; Brother John Delaney OM; Mary Murphy; Thomas O’Grady; Kieran Carroll, Minablanchmeen; Mary Martin. Months Mind Mass Rev Fr Frank Comerford CSSP, formerly of Main Street who died recently.

PARENT & TODDLER GROUP - New parents very welcome. Every Wednesday 10am to 12 noon. E1 admission per family. Urlingford Community Childcare Centre. For further details contact Edel 086 1637371 or Zoe 086 0388755.

LOCATION OF DEFIBRILATOR - While Graine Hall is being redeveloped the defibrilator will be located in the Church Sacristy. Key holders are: Annie Pembroke, Canon Dunphy, Helen Leahy, Fr O. Maher.

SPEECH AND DRAMA CLASSES - Commencing tomorrow (Thursday) in the Old School, Urlingford. Facilitator: Mary Purcell ALSM, LTCL, FIBSD. For further information contact Mary at 087 2213274.

KILKENNY AND CARLOW CONTACT - Kilkenny and Carlow Contact is a community based voluntary organisation for older people covering the Kilkenny and Carlow area, and we are looking for additional volunteers to commit to one or two hours per week to befriend/visit older people who live alone in your area. We will have a stand at the Information Day for Older People being held in the Mill Family Resource Centre tomorrow (Thursday). Please come along if you would like to volunteer, or if you need support or information. Alternatively, talk to us confidentially on 056 7751988 ext. 6

COLAISTE MHUIRE NIGHT CLASSES - Welding - ARC; Welding - Tig Mig; Computers; Baking and cake decoration; Yoga; Pilates; Occupational First Aid; Digital Photography; Art; Aerobics; Gardening - Landscaping - Plan your garden. Introduction to computerised Accounts, Thursday, 8 weeks. Cost €85

SPINNING CLASSES - Started Monday, September 17 at 7.30pm and Wednesday at 7pm. 8-week course, E70 for one class per week or E100 for two classes per week. Boot camp on Wednesday 7.45pm, E5 per class. All fitness levels catered for. Crosspatrick Hall (45 min class). Contact Susan 086 3204208. MIILL FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE - Now looking for new volunteers for the: Youth Section one evening per week; Basic English for Foreign Nationals. Positive Parenting: We are providing a 6 week Positive Parenting Class starting from the September 6 to October 18. Help build confidence in your children. Information for Elderly/Active Retirement: We are holding an information service for the Elderly/Active Retirement on Thursday, September 20 at 2pm which will cover items such as HSE, County Council, Task, Saorview etc. Tea and Coffee will be provided. Mill Youth Project: Reopening on October 1 every Monday evening. Ages 10-12 years, 6.30 to 7.45pm. 1st year upwards 8 to 9pm. All welcome. If you are interested in any of the above please contact the manager Sue Cox on 056 8838466

THE BIBLE TIMELINE - (Story of Salvation). A 24-week DVD (with study notes) Bible Study course will commence in Urlingford towards the end of September and will finish at Easter 2013. Once a week at the venue (to be decided as well as cost) and one night at home. It will cover the Old and New Testaments and is divided into 12 colour-coded time periods to simplify it. Once we get a grasp of the ‘big picture’ the Mass readings begin to make more sense and our scripture reading and study come to life. For further information contact Cathleen Shortall at catshort@eircom.net or phone 056 8831061

ZUMBA FITNESS - in Urlingford. Ditch the workout and join the party! Tone up, lose weight and have some fun! One hour of fun and fitness every Tuesday evening and in the local Hall. Morning class to start in September. If you are interested in this please contact Sarah 087 7460707 for more information.

CARDS - A great game of cards every Friday night in the Community Hall, Urlingford. More card players are very welcome. A great night out.

CARE OF THE SICK AND ELDERLY - Please contact Fr Maher if you have a relative or neighbour sick at home or in hospital and would like to be visited or added to the First Friday calls.

URLINGFORD NEWS - Anyone wishing to submit news items, club events, announcements etc can do so by contacting Gerry Grace or by emailing emeraldnews@hotmail.com Please feel free to send photographs to the email address or by passing them on to Gerry Grace and we will do our best to include them. Please note, the deadline is Sunday evening of each week.