Annual Mass-The annual Mass for deceased members of Dicksboro GAA club will take place on Friday night 15th March in Palmerstown at 8pm followed by light refreshments.
Under 14 Football-Group ‘B’ of the Roinn ‘C’ football league will go down to the last game to decide who will contest the league final and shield final. Following our draw last weekend against Conahy Shamrocks after an excellent last minute goal and team performance from the ‘Boro, we are now at joint second in the table with Conahy, but Conahy have the better scoring average. While all our games are played, Conahy have to play St. Fiacres, who are top of the table, in their last game and the result of this will decide whether we move up to second position and go into the shield final. Our Roinn ‘A’ team have already qualified for the shield final in their league against Thomastown. Roinn ‘C’ panel: Nicky Burke, Joseph Lacey, Tadhg Butler, Liam Hennessy, Darren Mullen, Liam Stynes, Padraic Moylan, Mark Nolan, Tommy Farrell, Eoin de Buitlear, Liam Brennan Smyth, Evan Clarke, William O’Sullivan, Eoghan Moylan, Mark Kenny, Bobby O’Mahony, Jack Tynan.
Lotto Results- Dicksboro’s lotto jackpot of €3,200 was not won on Thursday, March 7th 2013. The numbers drawn were 1, 8, 25 and 29. Other Prizes drawn were €100 to Katie Wise c/o Phil Doyle, €50 to Therese Kelly c/o Paddy Maher, €40 to Walter Wallace c/o Phil Doyle, €25 to Anne Bawle c/o Tommy Bawle, €25 to James Phelan c/o Kitty Phelan, €25 to Declan Phelan c/o Kitty Phelan, €25 to Darragh Tynan c/o Kitty Phelan. Promoters prize of €30 to Declan Gough, €20 to Paddy Cahill. Our next jackpot will be for €3,350. Dicksboro Lotto can be played online at www.dicksborogaa.com and following the ‘Play Lotto’ link.
St Patrick’s Day Parade - After last years success as the most entertaining float in the St Patricks Day Parade, Dicksboro will enter a float & a juvenile parade-the theme of this year`s parade is to celebrate the year of the Gathering - any inspiring ideas / want to get involved give Sean Keane a call on 087 8772688. A meeting in preparation will be circulated to all members soon.
Camogie Training-Camogie training for all age groups from under six to under twelve started on Saturday 9th March at 9.45am in Palmerstown and continues each Saturday at the same time/venue. If you are not registered, you may do so on the day and new members are always welcome.
Membership - Reminder, outstanding membership for 2013 for players & non playing members can be returned by post to club registrar Niall O Gorman or club secretary Pat Moylan - please return the prefilled membership forms received recently in post & due fees. Players must be registered pre-31st March to ensure cover under the GAA Player Injury scheme !
Family Race Day at Gowran Park - All clubs are being asked to support Kilkenny GAA by coming to a special days racing in Gowran Park on Sat 23rd March. Each club have been given thirty adult tickets to sell at €10 with free admission for U16s. The Kilkenny hurlers will attend on the day with the McCarthy Cup with other novelties on the day. Will be a great family day out for club members. A bus, subject to numbers, will run from Palmerstown, for adults & accompanied u16s on the day ! Interested ring Pat Moylan 087 9266042.
Anniversaries- Saturday 16th March at 7.30p.m. Margaret (Peg) Molloy. Sunday 17th March at 9.30a.m, Paul Tynan. Sunday 17th March at 10.30a.m, Melody Dwyer. Sunday 17th March at 11.30a.m. Noeline Dunphy. Wednesday 20th March at 9.10am, Peggy Haide and Elizabeth Mazoras nee Haide.
Multiple Sclerosis-The Kilkenny branch of the Multiple Sclerosis society will be holding a Church gate collection this weekend, 16th-17th March and would appreciate your help.
Fitkids Easter Camp-Come join our fun active multi-sports Easter Camp which provides a wide variety of activities and sports to keep kids entertained during the Easter holidays. The camp will run from Tuesday 2nd April to Friday 5th April in St Canice’s Community Hall, Granges Rd., Kilkenny from 10.00am to 2.30pm. Our programmes are age appropriate and are a great foundation for any sport, teaching children the fundamentals of exercise - strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, agility and co-ordination in a safe and fun environment. Appropriate fun high energetic activities are provided for camp age groups 3-4 years 5-8 years and 9-12 years. Activities include: tumbling and gymnastic obstacle circuits using Fitkids specialised equipment, soccer, tag-rugby, tennis, basketball, dodgeball, active running and relay games, parachute games and of course Easter games, arts and crafts. Places are limited so in order to guarantee a place book early to avoid disappointment. The camp costs €55 per child, sibling rate €45 book online www.fitkids.ie or phone Majella on 087 6893663.
Troy’s Court-St. Canice’s Parish Senior Citizens Easter Mass and Sacrament of the sick will be held in Troy’s Court on Wednesday 13th March at 3p.m.
Easter Raffle-St. Canice’s Co Ed annual Easter Raffle will take place on Wednesday March 20th just prior to the Easter holidays. The main prize this year is an iPad. The strength of this raffle every year is the volume of prizes on offer-usually at least 50! We rely on your generosity for donations of prizes. All items for the raffle can be dropped into the secretary at reception. Tickets will go out on sale on Thursday March 7th.
Baptisms-Baptisms take place on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month at 5.00pm in St. Canice’s. Newly Baptised are invited to attend 11.30am Mass on the last Sunday of the month.
Man’s Action Network -Day Trip to Titanic Experience Cobh & Cork City Goal on 16th April. Cost €45 includes bus, admission fees & 4 Course Dinner. Leaving Butts Green Car Park at 8.30a.m. Contact Larry at 086 1290284, Bill at 7780876, or Eamonn at 7789749.
Pilgrimage to Lourdes-Bookings can now be made for the 2013 Ossory Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes which will take place on May 22nd-27th. Fare is €735pps. Contact Eleanor at 051-880414 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kilkenny Medjugorje Pilgrimage-Sat 1st June to Sat 8th June. Cost (inc. Tax and Insurance €609 if €50 deposit is paid before 16th Feb.) €659 after 16th Feb. Contact Ann, 7765840 or 086 8825622.