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SPECIAL OLYMPICS - Special Olympics Ireland’s annual Collection Day, sponsored by Eircom, will take place throughout Ireland on Friday, 26 April, 2013. Volunteers will be needed in Kilkenny City to look after the collection points there. The Collection Day is the biggest annual fundraising event in aid of Special Olympics Ireland.  The money raised on the day will be used to ensure that Special Olympics Ireland can continue to realise its promise of offering people with an intellectual disability the opportunity to participate in sport in their area.

SPECIAL OLYMPICS - Special Olympics Ireland’s annual Collection Day, sponsored by Eircom, will take place throughout Ireland on Friday, 26 April, 2013. Volunteers will be needed in Kilkenny City to look after the collection points there. The Collection Day is the biggest annual fundraising event in aid of Special Olympics Ireland.  The money raised on the day will be used to ensure that Special Olympics Ireland can continue to realise its promise of offering people with an intellectual disability the opportunity to participate in sport in their area.

If you can’t volunteer on 26 April, you can support Special Olympics on the day by donating to one of the on street collectors or by texting the word SPECIAL to 50300 to donate €2. 100% of your €2 donation will go to Special Olympics Ireland.

 For further information about Special Olympics Ireland’s Collection Day and to volunteer please visit www.specialolympics.ie/collectionday or phone Marianne Rowan at Special Olympics Leinster on 01 629 6999.

CARE & REPAIR - A Care & Repair Information Session will take place on Thursday, 2 May 2013 @ 11am in Droicheád Family Resource Centre. The Care & Repair programme offers a free service that carries out minor repair jobs or a free telephone contact service. Are you over 65 years old? Do you need simple DIY jobs done? Would you like someone to telephone for the chat or to check in that everything is OK? If so, please come along to find out more.

KICK START 1 - The F.A.I.’s Kick Start 1 Coaching Course is being held in Derdimus Park, Callan Road, Kilkenny on Saturday, 4 May between 9:30pm and 5pm. Anyone looking for more information should contact Darren Murray on 087 6378742.

TUPPERWARE -52 years and still going strong.If any of you Ladies fancy a demonstration of the products in our new spring/summer catalogue at your house, club or community centre? Call Anne on 086 3203205 or email anne.doheny5@gmail.com for more details.

BALLYKEEFFE CEMETARY - Kilkenny County Council is doing its best, within diminishing resources to continue to keep graveyards such as Ballykeeffe cemetery in a fair and reasonable condition. One of the biggest costs in the upkeep of any cemetery is clearing away debris such as old wreaths, plastic bottles and so on.  
Kilkenny County Council is requesting that in future people tending to graves in Ballykeeffe Cemetery bring home and dispose of appropriately their old wreaths and other general items. This would help them immensely in focusing available resources on general maintenance such as grass cutting and keep Ballykeeffe Cemetery as it should be, tranquil and litter free. Everyone’s co-operation with this request is greatly appreciated.

CAMOGIE MEMBERSHIP - Membership is now due.

SUPPORTERS CLUB - Kilkenny Supporters Club tickets are available from Mickey Dermody at a cost of €20 for the year. For more info or to get your ticket call Mickey on 086 8865483.

G.B.C. MATCH FORECAST 2013 - There is 2 weeks to go to the start of the leagues and the forecast committee will be taking back any sold tickets NOW. They are uploading the tickets onto their website and this is taking some time so even if you are waiting for some tickets to be returned, please bring your sold tickets to the committee when you have them. Keep an eye on www.graigueballycallan.ie

KILMANAGH NOTES - Anyone wishing to submit news items, events, announcements, etc. can do so by emailing marydargan@gmail.com before 9pm on Sundays. Any photos to be included should be sent as an attachment.