CLARA GAA NEWS - After the excitement of the last few months, the past week has been very quite with both matches scheduled for last weekend called off. This weekend sees the Senior Footballers in the League Semi-Final, all support for all matches this weekend appreciated.
DVD’S FOR SALE: There is a limited number of DVD’s of the three Intermediate Hurling Finals that Clara won this year, anybody interested in these can contact Trevor (085 1079791) for more details.
UPCOMING TRAINING COURSES: The following course is coming up in the near future for all trainers: 23rd of March ABC (Agility, Balance, Coordination) Course will take place in the GAA Grounds. Anybody interested in this course please contact Eamonn (087 6383022) for more details.
CLUB MEMBERSHIP: Members of the executive committee will be around to collect membership for 2013. All support very much appreciated and new members are always welcome.
Senior Football League Semi-Final
Clara Vs Kilmoganny at 3pm in Thomastown
U14 Football League
Clara Vs Danesfort at 11pm in Clara GAA grounds
Minor Football League
Clara Vs Graigue Ballycallan at 2pm in Clara GAA Grounds.
CLARA NATIONAL SCHOOL - Fresh from their Intermediate hurling victory, Clara are in another All Ireland. This time it’s the Under 11 Quiz Team, representing St. Colmans Clara National School. The team of Brandon Ryan, Isabel Brennan, Nick O’ Keeffe and Rachel O’ Sullivan have qualified for the National Final of the Credit Union Quiz. the Clara team emerged winners after a nail-biting tie breaker in the South Leinster regional round of the quiz held in the Newpark Hotel last Sunday. The final takes place on the 7th of April in the RDS, Dublin.
Clara N.S. Parents Association are holding a meeting in the school this Wednesday at 7.30pm. All are welcome.
CONGRATULATIONS - To Kilkenny CBS and to Kevin Galvin, who is a member of the panel, on winning the Leinster Senior Hurling title in Nowlan Park on Sunday against near rivals St. Kierans College. In a hard fought game they won on a scoreline of 2-9 to 1-7. CBS advance to the All-Ireland semi- final and St. Kierans advance to the quarter final, best of luck to Christopher Bolger who is a member of the St. Kierans panel.
AFTERNOON TEA DANCE - Tullaroan Community Cente are holding a Fund-raising Afternoon Tea Dance on Sunday March 10th, 3 - 6 p.m. Music by CHECKERS. Admission 10.00 includes Tea,cakes, hot and cold finger food, and raffle.
CLARA PARISH DIRECTORY - If you are involved in any club or organisation in the parishand would like to be inclided in the Parish Directory, please contact Brigid Nolan @ 087-6824041 or Bridget Byrne @ 086-8527819.
LOTTO RESULTS FOR 25TH FEBRUARY - No Winners. Winning numbers 6, 22, 23. €30 each to: Eoin Corr, Grangehill. Michael Corr, Grangehill. Annie Coogan, Clifden. Jim Maher c/o John O’Driscoll. Laoise Phelan c/o Tom Brennan. Next weeks jackpot €2250.
OSSORY PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES - led by Bishop Freeman S.A.C will take place from May 22nd to May 27th. Bookings may be made by contacting Eleanor at Glenmore@ossory.ie or 051-880414 weekdays except Wednesday from 10.30am to 2.30pm.