EMAMS - For those in the middle of their junior and leaving cert exams just to say you are being thought of by family, neighbours and friends at this time with Friday 22 being the last of the leaving cert exams.
EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS - A group of people from Glenmore along with parishioners from Tullogher Rosbercon and Slieverue travelled by bus to the 50th Eucharistic Congress yesterday( Tuesday) in an event taking place in the Royal Dublin Society grounds in Ballsbridge with mass being celebrated at 4pm. The day also inlcuded workshops, exhibition areas and talks of interest.
BAPTISED - Welcomed into the christian community recently was Noah Hoctor, son of David and Karla of Rathinure, Glenmore who was baptised in the church of St. James, Glenmore.
CEMETRY MASSES - Due to the inclement weather, the graveyard mass did not take place in Ballygurrim or Kilcolm graveyards last week. The Kilmackevogue graveyard mass did go ahead on Friday evening with a good number of persons attending. Thanks to all those who prepared the graveyard and had everything in readiness for the mass. The final mass of the year will take place in Glenmore cemetry on Friday July 27th at 8pm.
CONGRATULATIONS - Three young men from the parish who are team members of New Ross Celtic under-16 soccer team which won this year’s League and Cup.This is this team’s third year in a row winning the double, well done Liam Hennessy of Ballycroney, Niall Dunne of Robinstown and William Treacy of Cappagh on this great achievement.
ART EXHIBITION- Two Glenmore artists took part in the recently held art exhibition in Garter Lane. With the theme being’ Young at Heart’ Maeve Doherty of Ballinlammy and Conor Foran of Aylwardstown showed examples of their lovely work. On his first showing in a public forum of his brillant capabilities, Conor’s work is inspirational and depicted many facets of human nature. His work showed an elderly gentleman, complete with green eye, headphones and wonderfully lined face showing his life lines and experiences with the drawing being clear and crisp in detail. Conor has just completed his transition year in the Abbey Community College, Ferrybank. Maeve’s work was of her father-in-law, and mine, Richie Doherty of Ballinlammy and it too captured his true spirit and kind nature. Maeve is an experienced and talented artist with work that includes pencil, water colours and oils. Maeve and Conor are to be complimented on their beautiful work.
PINK ROCK ROAD RACE - St. Joseph’s A.C are holding their first 10km road race this Sunday( June 17th) at 12noon at the Pink Rock. In what promises to be a great event and best wishes to all involved in the organising and all those taking part. You can run, jog or walk this course. Registration will be taking place in the Albatross Centre, Rosbercon on Saturday evening 6.30 to 8pm and also on the day( Sunday) from 9am to 11.30am at a cost of €20 or you may register on line at www.runireland.com at a cost of €15 with entries being taken up to midnight tonight( Wednesday). There will also be a goody bag which includes a free t-shirt for all entrants and good cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd senior male and female runners. With fun being a main theme of the day there will be random spot prizes in other categories. Refreshments will be served and prize giving will take place following the race in the Rosbercon parish hall and all are welcome to come along.
TEA PARTY- The Glenmore GAA juvenile club are holding an American Tea Party in Glenmore hall on Friday 17th August 2012. Anyone interested in holding a table of 10 persons are invited to contact Bridget Hennessy at 087 2965066, P.J. Griffin 086 8281786, Fidelis Doherty 087 9752556, Mary Dunne at 086 3751041 or Elma Aylward at 086 3962999.