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Gerry Grace

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Gerry Grace

EMERALDS GAA CLUB

EMERALDS GAA CLUB

A Taste of Christmas “Edward Hayden”. Cookery demonstration in Urlingford Community Hall tomorrow (Thursday) at 7.30pm. Tickets E15 available from: Danielle 087 7960413, Barbara 086 8226346, Helen 087 6661844 or Margaret 086 2240788.

LOTTO

There was no winner in the Emerald’s lotto last week so prize fund is now E6,100. Jackpot is E4,100. There was one match three numbers winning E200: Danny Broderick. Five lucky dips of E20 each: Maria O’Toole, CMC, Mgt Campion, Mark Ryan, John Jacob. Promoter’s prize: G. Grace.

ANNIVERSARIES

Anniversaries prayed for at all Masses last weekend in Urlingford and Graine: Nan Shiels, Main St; Carol Fox, Woodsgift; Edward and Mary Ryan, Clomantagh; Catherine and Joseph Fleming, Kildrenangh.

TONE UP

Want to tone up and improve those fitness levels, then why not try EB Fitness, aerobics and body conditioning classes in Graine Hall every Tuesday night 7.45pm-8.30pm. Classes are €6. For more information or to book a place contact Eilish on 085-7879842.

GOWRAN LITTLE THEATRE

Are staging their upcoming production of Tommy Marren’s play, “It’s The Real McCoy” on October 18th,19th & 20th at 8pm nightly in Gowran Parish Hall. Admission €8. Seating is limited so booking is essential. Booking:0871331130.

EXERCISE CLASS

Do you want an exercise class that’s fun, energetic and goal driven? Then you should join Andy in “Pump & Push”. Every Tuesday starting October 15th, 7

8pm. €8 /person/class. Urlingford Community Centre. Places are limited so if interested please contact: Andy on 087-2675265 or Message me on facebook @ www.facebook.com/AndyHughesSmt. Looking forward to helping you push to your goals.

SALE OF WORK

Will be held in the Community Hall on Sunday, 17th November from 1pm to 5pm. We are looking for: toys, books, unwanted household items and all bric-a-brac, in fact all items considered but no clothes please. To arrange collection for delivery pleas phone Catherine 087 9818206 or Geraldine 087 7520860. All proceeds in aid of Senior Citizens Annual Christmas Party.

TURN ON! TUNE IN!

All Masses celebrated in the Parish Church are available on 95.6fm, please bring this notice to those who are no longer able to attend.

STUDY

In Graine Hall, from 10am to 2pm and will continue every Saturday until Halloween break. All students are welcome. For more information contact Helen on 086 3994204.

COMMUNITY ALERT

The mobile contact for the coordinator is 086 0718888. So if you see a car or van acting suspiciously in the Parish, then contact the above mobile number with as much detail as possible. This info may include location, car registration, colour make and number of passengers. We can then check out this vehicle with the Garda and alert members if this car is of interest to the Gardai. In addition one may contact the Gardai in Urlingford 056 8831133 or mobile 086 8580628, Castlecomer Station 056 4440650 or Kilkenny 056 7775000 which is open all day and night. Please note, if at all possible try and get registration number of suspicious vehicles rambling around our parish. This makes our response time much faster and a quicker response from the Gardai. In addition make sure to lock up all premises when leaving your base.

REMEMBRANCE MASS

St Luke’s General Hospital is holding its annual Remembrance Mass at Duiske Abbey Church on Tuesday, October 15 at 7.30pm. The Mass gives all of us an opportunity to remember our patients who have died. Everyone is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served in the Parish Hall after Mass.

MONSTER AUCTION

Of firewood and household items (in aid of Kilcooley Union of Parishes) in St Mary’s Hall, Johnstown on Sunday, October 13. Viewing fro 1pm, auction at 3pm. Many auction lots of firewood and household items. Also cake sale, teas and raffle.

EUCHARISTIC ADORATION

First and third Friday of each month at 2.30-5.30pm.

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.

NOTES

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 and we will do our best to include them. Please note, the deadline is 8pm on Sunday evening of each week.