All Welcome To Holly and Ivy Dinner-Tickets now available for this years Holly and Ivy Christmas Dinner. Don’t miss out on what promises to be a wonderful evening of food and wine, music and laughter in the Danesfort Community Centre on Friday 14th December. Doors will open at 7.00pm sharp With limited seating available, you are advised to book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets at €20 each must be purchased before the event. No tickets will be reserved for collection on the night. Contact: 086 1666547.
PARTY- A Christmas festive party will be held in the Grange Inn this Friday night December 7. There will be finger food and plenty of craic with music by the fantastic Sean Kenny. Admission is free and all are welcome.
WINTER WALKERS - A time change for the Winter Walkers on Monday and Wednesday with lights switching on at 7.00pm until 8.00pm in Danesfort GAA grounds. Yes, its getting colder and more difficult to leave that warm fire to tog out and take to the track, but once you do, you will be glad you did. So why not contact a friend and join us. Its Fun, Friendly and Fantanstic for your health. Bring torch, suitable clothing, runners and of course a friend.
LOTTO - Danesfort GAA and Parish Development Lotto Results Week 8: Draw took place in Sheridan’s Ennisnag on Monday November 26. Jackpot €600-Numbers Drawn: 4 - 36 – 6. There was No Winner. Five Consolation Prizes of €30 - Paddy O’Donnell, Siobhan Mahon, Ronnie Grace, Willie Norton, Margaret Phelan. TwoPromoters Prizes of €20 - Finbarr Kelly, Biddy Barry. Next draw will take place on Monday December 3 in The Grange Inn - Jackpot €700. Then Delaney’s Kells, on Monday December 10.Extra prizes of Christmas Meat Vouchers starting next week, so be sure to get your tickets.
KARATE - Danesfort Karate Club meet in Danesfort Community Centreon Tuesday 6.00pm to 6.45pm. The Karate Class is for boys and girls aged between 4 years and 12 years old. Kevin 086 3668669 of www.budomartialartscentre.com.
CHRISTMAS FAIR - St.Michael’s N.S. Parents Association invite you to join them for their annual Christmas Fair on Sunday December 16 at the Danesfort Community Centre after 10.15 Mass. Tea/coffee, home baking, raffle on the morning. Your support as always is greatly appreciated.
AGM - Cuffesgrange Foroige held their AGM last Thursday and the following officers were elected: Chairperson -Rachel Fitzpatrick , Secretary - Aisling Byrne, Treasurer - Sorcha Daly, and PRO - Jenny Fennelly . As part of fund raising Christmas raffle tickets are on sale from any member at €2 each . Prizes include, a trailer firewood,a large hamper, a hamper, aone for all voucher, a meat voucher, a meal voucher, biscuits, sweets, wine and other prizes .Meetings on Thursday’s 8 to 9 in community centre and new members welcome .
BEAVERS & CUBS - Cubs: Mondays in Danesfort Community Centre 6.45pm to 8.00pm. Contact 087 9343090. Beavers: Thursdays in Community centre 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Contact 087 8043511.
RAFFLE - Fort Rangers are holding a Christmas raffle for a monster hamper which is on display at the Grange Inn. Lines cost just €2 and are available from all club sources and behind the bar in Grange Inn.
FOROIGE - The Foroige Club meet on Thursdays in Danesfort Community Centre starting at 8.00pm. It is an adult volunteer-led organization for teenage boys and girls aged 13 – 18 years. For more information on our Danesfort Club Contact 087 6406408.
GOING STRONG - Going Strong Club get together every Wednesday in Danesfort Community Centre from 10.30am to 1.00pm. The Club has a very warm and friendly atmosphere and a welcome for new members. Each morning fresh scones, tea/coffee are served. Kilkenny People newspaper is also available. Admission €5. Contact: 086 1666547. This Thursday the Club and friends are looking forward to this years June Rogers Christmas Cabaret in the Red Cow Moran Hotel. A safe and enjoyable trip to all.
BINGO - Don’t miss out on some wonderful money and raffle prizes which must be won each week leading up to Christmas at our Bingo nights in Danesfort Community Centre. It starts sharp at 8.30pm. For any newcomers, there is plenty of car parking available and a bus service operates each week from Kilkenny City. Contact: 086 8825821
YOGA - Yoga classes are held on Tuesday in Danesfort Community Centre 10.00am. Yoga is a wonderful way to increase flexibility and improve muscle tone, breathing and body posture. If you would like to try it, just drop in to our classes. You can join us any week You will need comfortable clothing, yoga mat, blanket and small pillow. Refreshments after each class. Contact 086 1666547.
BRIDGE - Bridge Classes take place on Tuesday in Danesfort Community Centre at 8.00pm with Annette Kennedy,Member of C.B.A.I. Bridge Teachers Association. Playing regularly keeps your memory active and brain alert. Contact: 087 6601564.
COMPUTER CLASSES - If you are interested in taking computer classes in the new year, please contact 086 1666547. Booking in advance of classes is essential. It would be advisable also to have access to your own laptop or computer for practice.
CHRISTMAS PARTY-Droichead Family Resource Centre is hosting a Senior Citizens Christmas Party on Sunday, December 9 at 12.30pm in Droichead Family Resource Centre, The Friary, Callan. This is a FREE event for all the older folk from Callan and the surrounding area. A great day is planned which will include traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings followed by music, dancing, raffle etc. For further information, call 056 77 555 19 Ext. 1.
MARKET - Callan ‘pop up’ Christmas Market will take place in he old Co Op (beside Café Larche), Green St. Callan on Tuesday, December 18 and Wednesday, December 19 from 10am – 6pm. Produce on offer: Cakes, Breads, Eggs, Handcrafted Cards, Calendars, Hair Fascinators, Turned & Sculpted Wood, Knitted and embroidered gifts & lots more. All are welcome to come along, have a browse or buy some locally produced products. If you would like to have your own stand, insurance & HSE cert is a requirement. To host a stand, the cost is €5. For more information, contact 056 77 55519 ext 1