Urlingford: €10,000 for Emeralds club

emeralds-THE Emeralds GAA Club wish to thank all who bought Piltown tickets this year. Ticket sales were the best ever. The club would like to congratulate all who won prizes. In the final draw last Tuesday night the Emeralds GAA Club won 10,000 euro. Let’s hope we stay lucky for the rest of the year. Special Juniors play Graigue-Ballycallan on Saturday at 7pm in the northern semi-final.

emeralds-THE Emeralds GAA Club wish to thank all who bought Piltown tickets this year. Ticket sales were the best ever. The club would like to congratulate all who won prizes. In the final draw last Tuesday night the Emeralds GAA Club won 10,000 euro. Let’s hope we stay lucky for the rest of the year. Special Juniors play Graigue-Ballycallan on Saturday at 7pm in the northern semi-final.

URLINGFORD LIBRARY - Open all day most days. We are now taking names for the next free computer course on internet skills. Just call in and leave your name or telephone 056 7794182. Learn how to e-mail or book a flight online. Why not save the pennies and read the newspaper in the library. We get the Irish Examiner every day as well as the Tipperary Star and the Kilkenny People.

ZUMBA- 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.

LOTTO - There was no winner in the Emerald’s Lotto draw last week so the prize fund now stands at E8,700 while the jackpot is E6,700. There was one match 3 numbers winning E200: Junior, c/o N. Neary. Five lucky dips of E20 each: Brendan Hickey, Mary Norton, Tuesday Club, Jimmy Darcy, Mary Farrell. Promoter’s prize: S. Delaney.

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

SET DANCING - Set Dancing will commence in Urlingford Community Hall on Monday, August 27. All dancers are welcome. Music by Danny Webster.

IN APPRECIATION - Peggy Burke wishes to thank Canon Dunphy with whom she worked as Sacristan since 1997 and most recently Fr Maher. Thanks also to readers, Ministers of the Eucharist, collectors, ladies who took care of flowers, members of Parish choir, past and present, the children who served at Mass, also past and present and thanks to all the Parishioners for so many memorable years. Bail O Dhia ar gach einne.

URLINGFORD COMMUNITY CHILDCARE - We are not taking names for enrolment for August/September 2012. Our modern custom built centre caters for children between 12 months to 12 years (6th class). If you would like more information please call us or drop by. Places are limited so please contact us soon to avoid disappointment. Call Mick or June on 056 8838562.

VOCATION WEEKEND - September 14 to 16: Whom do you seek? We seek God. Who alone gives meaning to our lives? Communion with Christ and with one another in love, through a life of prayer centred on Jesus, the Word of God and on the Eucharist. Single young women n attracted to this way of life are welcome to attend any of the following weekends in 2012. September 14 to 16; October 26 to 28; November 16 to 18. Please contact Sr Mairead OP, Monastery of St Catherine of Siena, The Twenties, Drogheda, Co Louth. Tel 041 9838524, www.dominicannuns.ie.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION - 1st and 3rd Friday of each month 2.30 to 5.30pm.

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.