Mai takes home the
winnings

Urlingford with Ger Grace

Urlingford with Ger Grace

LOTTO - There was one winner in the Emerald’s Lotto draw last week. Mai Ryan was the winner of 7,100 euro. Seller was B. Tobin..

Prize fund now stands at euro 4,000, while the jackpot is E2,000. Five lucky dips of E20 each: D. Lenchau, M. Barrett, Ruth Moriarty, Fr Maher, Patrick Butler. Promoter’s prize: B. Troy.

CARDS - A great game of cards every Monday night in Urlingford Community Centre. All card players will be very welcome. Proceeds in aid of parish funds. Please bring your friend for a great night out.

WHIST DRIVE - The first of the Winter whist drives will be in Kilcooley Hall on Friday night, September 28. Doors open at usual time.

MASS TIMES - Mass times in Urlingford Church this weekend: Saturday 7pm and Sunday 9am. There will be no 11.30am Mass this Sunday. Graine Mass is Sunday at 10am.

SOCIAL DANCING - Your monthly social dancing in Urlingford Hall is on Tuesday, October 2. Music by: Michael Sexton. Dancing from 9.30pm to 12.30am. Supper served. You are invited to come along and enjoy a good night.

ANNIVERSARIES - Anniversaries prayed for at all Masses last weekend in Urlingford and Graine. Tom Healy Months Mind Mass, Jimmy and Kathy Healy, Tommy Flynn, Nellie Tobin.

LOCATION OF DEFIBRILATOR - While Graine Hall is being redeveloped the defibrillator will be located in the Church Sacristy. Key holders are Ann Pembroke, Canon Dunphy, Helen Healy, Fr. O. Maher.

CARE TO DRIVE - This is a volunteer delivered transport initiative in which the Irish Cancer Society recruits and trains volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment to and from their hospital appointments. We are currently looking for volunteers to drive patients to and from Waterford Regional Hospital. The service is free to both the patient and the hospital with the Irish Cancer Society incurring all costs. Volunteers use their own cars and the Irish Cancer Society pays drivers for their fuel, all tolls and offer E8 per trip towards some food/drink (receipted). For more information please call Gail on 01 2310566 or email transport@irishcancer.ie.

LORETO SECONDARY SCHOOL - Kilkenny, 1st Year Enrolment September 2013 will take place from Monday October 1 to Monday, October 15, 2012. Application forms and admission policy can be obtained from www.loretokk.ie or the school office. Open night for 6th class girls on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 6.45pm. This is a ticketed event and tickets are available by either emailing your request to office@loretokk.ie or by calling to the school office.

PARENT & TODDLER GROUP - New parents very welcome. Every Wednesday 10am to 12 noon. E1 admission per family. Urlingford Community Childcare Centre. For further details contact Edel 086 1637371 or Zoe 086 0388755.

COLAISTE MHUIRE NIGHT CLASSES - Welding - ARC; Welding - Tig Mig; Computers; Baking and cake decoration; Yoga; Pilates; Occupational First Aid; Digital Photography; Art; Aerobics; Gardening - Landscaping - Plan your garden. Introduction to computerised Accounts, Thursday, 8 weeks. Cost €85

MIILL FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE - Mill Youth Project: Reopening on October 1 every Monday evening. Ages 10-12 years, 6.30 to 7.45pm. 1st year upwards 8 to 9pm. All welcome. If you are interested in any of the above please contact the manager Sue Cox on 056 8838466

THE BIBLE TIMELINE - (Story of Salvation). A 24-week DVD (with study notes) Bible Study course will commence in Urlingford towards the end of September and will finish at Easter 2013. Once a week at the venue (to be decided as well as cost) and one night at home. It will cover the Old and New Testaments and is divided into 12 colour-coded time periods to simplify it. Once we get a grasp of the ‘big picture’ the Mass readings begin to make more sense and our scripture reading and study come to life. For further information contact Cathleen Shortall at catshort@eircom.net or phone 056 8831061

ZUMBA FITNESS - 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.

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

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.