The Big Breakfast`-Kilmacow GAA and Kilmacow Camogie Club will jointly host a cooked breakfast morning for all, especially for families in the Community Hall from 9.00am to 12 noon next Sunday, 28th April. The cost per adult is €5 and per child is €2. There will be a supervised play area in the sports hall for children. All support welcome.
South Kilkenny Historical Society-The South Kilkenny Historical Society will host a lecture entitled ‘John F Kennedy’s Irish Legacy’ by Noel Whelan SC at 8.00pm on Thursday, 25th April in the Emigrant Centre, The Quay, New Ross. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the visit by John F Kennedy to Ireland, including New Ross and Dunganstown, in June 1963. The theme of the lecture is how this visit helped to change Ireland. Mr. Whelan is a well respected political analyst and has a regular Saturday column in the Irish Times. Admission is €5 for non members.
Clean up around Kilmacow-The annual spring clean around Kilmacow will take place next Sunday, 28th April. All help is welcome and the meeting place is at the Church Gates at 12.30pm. Motorists are asked to be aware of the clean up along the roadsides and to exercise particular care and attention around the Kilmacow area for the afternoon. The clean up is being undertaken with the support of An Taisce and Kilkenny County Council.
Race Night for the Sports Complex-Kilmacow Sports Complex Committee is hosting a race night at 9.00pm on Saturday, 4th May in the Fox’s Den. Please contact the Sports Complex Committee if you would like to sponsor a race (€50) a horse (€5).or a jockey (€5). The funds raised will be used to help fund the continuing improvement of the facilities available on the Sports Complex. All support welcome.
Kilmacow Soccer Club UNDER 12- Kilmacow 2 Park Rangers 1This was a fine victory for the lads. A very strong wind blowing straight down the pitch made it difficult for both teams. In fact both teams played better against the wind. Dean Scully put the lads 1-0 ahead in the first half but Park Rangers equalised. While our lads were on top in the second with far more of the play the winner didn’t arrive until a couple of minutes from the end. Tom Costelloe got the vital touch from a corner to ensure the victory well deserved in the end.
UNDER 13-Seaview Celtic 2 Kilmacow 3 This a great win for the lads. However they had to fight back from 2-0 down to secure this victory. They weren’t good in the first half and paid the price as the home side swept into a two goal lead. The coach changed things around in the second half. Two goals from Darragh McDonald and another from David Colleton secured the win they deserved in the finish.
UNDER 11-Park Rangers 5 Kilmacow 0 Despite a brave display from the boys the far stronger home side well deserved their victory.
UNDER 14 Cup-Piltown A 1 Kilmacow 0 This was a really tight cup match. As expected the home side, from a higher division, had a lot of the play but our lads fought very well. The match went to extra time but it was Piltown who got the vital goal to win the tie.
UNDER 15 Cup-Kilmacow 6 Abbeyside 1 This was a fine win for the U15s which puts them into the semi final. Skipper, Oisín O’Dwyer scored twice. Ciarán Walsh scored from the spot. Larry Vereker also got his name on the score-sheet, as did Evan Duggan. Brendan Leech went up-field and he also scored.
David Walsh in Slieverue-David Walsh, the award winning sports journalist, will speak in the subject of ‘Lance Armstrong and Drugs’ at 8.30pm on Monday, 6th May in the Rhu Glen, Slieverue. The cost is €20 which includes a signed copy of Seven Deadly Sins’, written by Mr. Walsh. The proceeds of the event are in aid of Slieverue Parish Hall.
Kilmacow Lotto-The winning numbers in last week’s lotto were 1, 13, 17 and 21. There was one Match 3 winner. The Jackpot for next Thursday night is €9,600.