Muckalee - Presentation made to Tom Doyle

Muckalee Community Childcare Project - Easter Camp-25th of March to the 29th March 9:30am-2pm

Muckalee Community Childcare Project - Easter Camp-25th of March to the 29th March 9:30am-2pm

Cost: €10 per day. Activities include:Arts and Crafts, Easter egg hunt, Easter Flower Baskets, Baking, Day Trip. Please book in as early as possible by talking to any staff member or phoning 056 4440004

Romantic Gathering - Please can you ask your area to bake a lovecake and win a super prize. The cake should be taken in to the oldtown hill shop on high st wherethey will take a slice and judge it. then give you back your cake so you

can eat it. Just pay E5 which goes to the home care team and you could win a super prize of your house cleaned top to bottom by mc creery contract cleaners and your own oersonal butler for the day. this is all part of the romantic gathering in may. see romanticgathering.com

Adult Fitness and Exercise Classes - Commencing Thursday 21st March for 10 weeks from 8 to 9pm.

These classes are run by a qualified fitness trainer and are open to all over 18’s. All fitness levels catered for. Registration begins at 7.30p.m.

Initial registration fee of €20 plus a €3 charge per class. Participants should bring a towel or mat.

For all those planning to take part in the Johnswell Fun Run on June 16th this year, these classes could provide a great opportunity to kick off your training.

Membership now Due - St. Martins Hurling & Muckalee Football clubs membership is now due collectors will be calling shortly. We would like to thank you for your continued support.

Easter Camp - An Easter Camp will be held in Coon Hall Monday 25th, Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th March,10am-2pm. for children aged 3 to 12 years. Activities include arts & crafts, Easter egg hunt, outdoor sports and playground.

Contact Stella 087-1265553 or Ailis 086-3292713.

League winners - Muckalee retained their Senior football League title for 2013 against Kilmoganny at St. James Park. Kilmoganny were first to settle and raced into an early lead scoring 1-2 without reply before a score from Colin McGrath in the tenth minute, one of many he scored on the day settled the Muckalee men who trailed at the break 0-5 to 1-4. A much improved defensive display in the second half was called for and was delivered by one and all , to hold out against a determined Kilmoganny side who were in the game right up to the closing minutes. Final score 0-11 to 1-4. County Board Chairman Tom Brennan congratulated Muckalee on their win and both sides for their sportmanship, and Paul Maher as Captain.

Team;John Coonan,Noel Darcy, Oliver Walsh, Aidan Murphy,Michael Morrissey, Patrick Nolan, Canice Maher,John Mulhall , Paul Maher(Capt.), Tom Morrissey 0-1, Robert Shore 0-1, Shane Coonan 0-1,Colin McGrath 0-8,5f, brian Byrne0-1, John Maher.

Subs. James Maher (used),Stephen Murphy, Eugene Maher, Luke Maher, Damien Tynan, Shane Egan

A very successful Cheltenham Preview night. On Thursday 7th March last St Martin’s Bord Na n’Og held its second ever Cheltenham Preview night in the Vaults in Castlecomer. A great night was had by all with Richard O’Shea and Dick Dooley sponsoring refreshments on the night.

Chairman Patrick O’Flynn thanked the trainers John Shark Hanlon, Phillip Rothwell, Fran Flood and Jockeys Tom Doyle and Brian O’Connell for their wit and all important tips on the night. He also thanked the Bord Na n’Og Committee for their efforts ably led by Michael Brennan. He also thanked the staff of the Vaults & a those who helped in anyway. On the night a special presentation was made to Tom Doyle to mark his retirement as a jockey. Some of the highlights of his career included winning the Galway Hurdle aboard Moon Dice, Follow the Plan in Aintree in a career that spanned 16years. The club wishes Tom Doyle well in his new career.