Dunamaggin: Tom Ryan late of Tutestown, Dunamaggin

D.K.K. LOTTO-The winning numbers of the September 10th draw were: 14, 26, 32. There was no jackpot winner. The following won €30 each: Anne Kirwan, P. Condon, Betty Laherty, P. Condon and Chantelle Scott Campion. Next week’s jackpot is worth €1,900. The Bingo jackpot in St. Eoghan’s Centre on Saturday evening is worth €160. The Pool number is worth €140.

D.K.K. LOTTO-The winning numbers of the September 10th draw were: 14, 26, 32. There was no jackpot winner. The following won €30 each: Anne Kirwan, P. Condon, Betty Laherty, P. Condon and Chantelle Scott Campion. Next week’s jackpot is worth €1,900. The Bingo jackpot in St. Eoghan’s Centre on Saturday evening is worth €160. The Pool number is worth €140.

ART CLASSES -FOR BEGINNERS will commence in St. Leonard’s Hall, Dunamaggin on Monday 1st October and continue for 10 successive Mondays. The tutor is Andrew Small. At present the classes are oversubscribed. For further information contact Jimmy Kehoe at 056 – 7728280.

bridge-KILMOGANNY BRIDGE CLUB resumes its activities on this Wednesday19th September at 8.00 p.m. in St. Eoghan’s Centre, Kilmoganny. New members are welcome. The club will also commence Bridge Classes for Beginners on Wednesday 3rd October in St. Eoghan’s Centre, Kilmoganny at 8.00 p.m.. The classes which run for 10 successive Wednesdays cost just €20. For further information please contact 087 – 2257498.

DUNAMAGGIN GYMKHANA RAFFLE-The raffle promoted by Dunamaggin Gymkhana took place on 6th September 2012. The following are the results: 1st:Ladies Watch, G.L. Ryan High St: Kathryn Costello, Goodwinsgardens; 2nd: Oil Painting, Ellen Duggan: Rosaleen Broxson; 3rd: Cream Uplighter Meubles: Miss Kathleen Browne, Dunnamaggin 4th: Print, The Gift Horse: Ann Marie Mullins, Ballintee; 5th: Voucher for Frank Wall Mans Shop: Hazel Townsend, Dunnamaggin; 6th: Bottle of brandy from Sean Delaney’s: Sarah Barron, Caherleske; 7th: Voucher for Paul’s: Seamus Moore, Dunnamaggin; 8th: Sandwich Toaster, Electro City: Bernie Dempsey; 9th: Voucher for Dore’s Butchers: Killian Drennan; Bottle of Whiskey, Aviva: Molly Browders, Piltown; Tickets for the St Leger, Glanbia: David Kirby. The chairperson of the committee, Larry Costello, expressed his thanks to sponsors and all who supported the raffle. He also expressed the great disappointment of the committee on having to cancel this year’s Gymkhana due to the weather conditions.

walking-IT IS WALKING TIME AGAIN IN Dunamaggin: Due to popular demand Dunnamaggin meet & walk/run group recommenced on Monday last 17th September. The group will meet at St. Leonards National School gates at 7.30 p.m. sharp every Monday, Wednesday & Fridays 7.30 p.m. and conclude the walk by 8.30 p.m. Everybody welcome to join the group even if it is only one evening a week. All participants are requested to please wear high visibility jackets.

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION- A meeting of Parents of Children who attend St. Leonard’s School, Dunamaggin, St. Eoghan’s School, Kilmoganny and St. Brigid’s School, Kells who will receive their First Holy Communion next May will take place in St. Leonard’s Hall, Dunamaggin on next Wednesday 26th September at 7.00 p.m. The meeting will conclude by 7.45 p.m.

KELLS HANDBALL CLUB- The county finals were very successful for Kells Handball Club with the following results: In the County 60 x 30 championships in the Senior Singles Final Brian Manogue (Kells) defeated Ciarain Neary (Talbot’s Inch) in a close encounter winning out in the 3rd game; in the Minor Singles Final Stephen O’Dwyer (Kells) defeated Brendan Hyland (Kells); in the Minor Doubles Final Brendan Hyland/Stephen O’Dwyer (Kells) defeated Fergal Lalor/Enda O’Donoghue (Talbot’s inch) and in the Senior Doubles Final Brian Manogue/Ger McGrath (Kells) defeated Nickey Anthony/Ger Anthony (Mullinavat) in the 3rd game.

In the Adult All Ireland 60 x 30 Championships in the Under 21 Doubles Final Patrick Funchion and Peter Funchion (Kells) defeated Seamus O’Conghaile and Alan Kelly (Galway) in 2 games. In the Ladies Intermediate Doubles All Ireland Final Marie Walshe and Hazel Cuddihy gave a walkover due to injury to Caitriona Casey and Aishling O’Keeffe (Cork).

Dunamaggin U6 HURLERS SUCCESFUL OUTING- The Dunnamaggin U6’s travelled to play Clara on Friday night. Both clubs fielded two teams of eight and they played 15 – 20 minutes aside games. Both sides hurled very well with both sets of players showing excellent control of the ball and ability to strike on both sides. Dunnamaggin just edged out Clara in both games in the end. The Dunnamaggin players involved on the night were :- Cathal Buckley, Pierce Costello, Thomas Deegan, Tim Doherty, Louisa Gilmore, John Hayes, Ciaran Hickey, Tom Kinsella, Conor & Sean Lawton, Jack McCormack, David Moore, Charlie Nesbitt, Cathal & Sean Rossiter, Eoin Ryan, Eoin Shiel, Tommy Steed and Jamie Tallon. The mentors, who deserve great thanks, having worked very hard with this group all season are: James Rossiter, Philip Tallon, Stephen Gilmore, John Hayes, Colm Deegan, Padraig Lawton, Kevin O’Neill, Alan Buckley.

tom ryan-TOM RYAN late of Tutestown, Dunamaggin died peacefully last Monday 10th September after a long illness. He is survived by his son, John, and Daughters, Siobhan and Regina, in-law’s, grandchildren, relatives and friends. His remains were received at St. Eoghan’s Church, Kilmoganny by Rev. Liam Cassin on Tuesday evening and he celebrated the mass of Christian burial on Wednesday morning with Rev. Peter Hoyne as concelebrant. Members of the family read the readings and prayers of the faithful. Tom who worked in the machinery section of Kilkenny County Council until his retirement was a great G.A.A. man. He won All-Ireland Junior Honours with Kilkenny in 1956. He hurled for Dunamaggin and Carrickshock and the colours of both clubs and of Kilkenny draped his coffin. He was associated with the great Kilkenny Camogie team of the 1970’s and 1980’s as its trainer and at the same time trained the Shamrock’s to not only County but also All-Ireland Club glory. He had a great love of gardening. His wife Carmel preceded him by almost 4 years. May he rest in peace.