St Anne’s Camogie Club - St Anne’s Camogie Club would like to extend its sincere thanks to all who supported its recent fund raising cake sale held in the Community Hall, Galmoy last Saturday.Thanks to all the families, club members, parents, players and supporters of the club who donated confectionary, biscuits breads and lovely cakes. Everything sold well and they were greatly appreciated by the organisers. Again thanks to everyone involved on the night...a great success.
Weekly Lotto - Spa Development / Fenians GAA lotto jackpot has yet to be won. It has now reached €15,400. It would be a great bonus to win it in time for Christmas. There was one winner of match 3 nos. last week. Nos drawn 12,14,22,27. The winner Noel Kelly c/o Morrisseys Shop. Promoters prize Morrisseys Shop. Draw this week is in Paschals Bar.
Concern Fast - Peggy Sharkey will hold her annual fast in aid of Concern on Friday December 7. Peggy has been doing this concern fast for many years and all donations will be greatly appreciated. The monies raised will be used to help Concern in the work they do for people in the third world.
Congratulations - Many congratulations and best wishes for a long life of happiness are extended to Gavin Woods and Louise Dermody on the occasion of their marriage in St Kieran’s Church, Johnstown last Friday. Louise is daughter of Terry and Breda Dermody, Rathdowney Road.
Whist DriVE - A Christmas Whist Drive will be held in St Mary’s Hall on next Friday December 7. First game at 8.30pm. Proceeds in aid of parish funds. Another Christmas Whist Drive on Saturday December 15 in aid of Rathdowney Church of Ireland Primary School. Loads of prizes!
First Holy Communion - The children who will receive the sacrament next May began their preparations on SatNight with an enrolment ceremony in the Church. The children concerned are Johnstown... Laura Casey, Ellen Darcy, Kea Flores, Charlize Graham, Aobha McCarthy, Karina Sharkey OLeary, Isobel Sheahan, Aoife Whyte, Tomas Sharkey . Crosspatrick... Cathal Phelan, Brendan Mc Evoy, Stephen Mc Evoy, Oisin Berry, Charmaine Treacy.
Caretakers Collection - The annual collection for the caretaker of the grounds and cemetery of Crosspatrick Church well be held next Sunday December 9. A generous response is sought in view of the excellent standard maintained of the graves of those buried in the cemetery. Families are urged to show their appreciation of this work which always receives praise from visitors. Perhaps you could help by bringing the collection to the attention of relatives of the dead who no longer live in the area but who ought to appreciate the care of their graces.