Parish Cemetery Masses - Mothel Mass on Friday, June 7 at 7.30pm. Muckalee Mass on Friday, July 19 at 7.30pm. Ballyfoyle Mass on Friday, July 26 at 7.30pm. Coon Mass to be arranged (linked in with The Gathering).
Kilkenny Community & Voluntary Forum - The South East Regional Drugs task Force (SERDTF), Kilkenny Community & Voluntary Forum and Kilkenny Leader Partnership are jointly holding a community consulation seminar on the subject of substance misuse this Friday, April 19 in the Pembrooke Hotel, 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny from 9.30am to 1.30pm. A light lunch will be served. All community voluntary interests and groups are invited to attend. Places can be booked at 051 841144.
U16 hurling league - Bennettsbridge were the opponents in the first home game of the year. With both teams on top in defence scores were hard to get and the teams went in at half time 1-6 to 1-3 in favour of St Martin’s. With a different attitude in the second half the players created and got some good team scores to win on a score of St Martin’s 3-17 Bennettsbridge 1-4.
Team: C Brennan, A Kelly, R Reid, L Hogan, C Dowling, P Heffernan, E Murphy, JJ Kelly, B Coady, J Manning, B Sheehan, F Dowling, C Fahy, T Quirke, S Maher. Subs (all used): C O’Neill, T Downey, C Coady, J Nolan.
Goals make the differance - Muckalee qualified for their fifth Senior County final in a row and their ability to take their goal chances the differance between the sides.
On a difficult evening for football with strong winds and driving rain it was Muckalee who had the opening score a goal from Colin McGrath who finished well with the assist from Shane Coonan. Both sides had some well worked points to leave it 1-4 to 0-2 at half-time. Glenmore piled on the preassure in the second half but two further goals from Colin McGrath (penalty after Robert Shore had been fouled) and Michael Morrissey. The final score was 3-6 to 0-6 with the final opponents city side James Stephens.
Team: John Coonan, James Maher, Oliver Walsh, Aidan Murphy, Martin Dowling, Patrick Nolan, Michael Morrissey 1-0, Paul Maher (capt.), Bryan Byrne, Shane Coonan, Robert Shore 0-2, John Mulhall, Colin McGrath 2-3,1pen.,John Maher 0-1,f, Tom Morrissey.
Subs. Canice Maher (used), Eoin McGrath (used), Fionn Lalor (used),Eugene Maher, Luke Maher, Damien Tynan, Shane Egan.