ENROLEMENTS - Enrolment forms for children due to start school in September 2013 are now available at Scoil San Nioclás, Windgap (Tel. 648321).
PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE - The next meeting of the group takes place on January 15th in the GAA Club Rooms. BRIDGE - Winners at the Bridge game held in the Olde House Killamery recently were 1st Alice Lanigan and Stella Tennyson, Best Gross: Sarah Crowley and Moira Hickey. 2nd. Rita Townsend and Paddy Reade. 3rd. Mary Walsh and Rita Phelan. 4th Pat Arrigan and Agnes Foley. Winners at the Bridge game held in the Olde House recently were Kitty Meagher and Rita Houlihan, 2nd Stella Townsend and Rita Townsend, 3rd Elizabeth Lanigan and Sarah Crowley, 3rd. Alice Lanigan and Moira Hickey.Christmas prize-winners at the Bridge game held in the Olde house recently were 1st Stella Tennyson and Paddy Reade. Best Gross Mary Joy and Rita Houlihan. 2nd. Margaret Crowley and Rita Townsend, 3rd. Catherine Burke and Elizabeth Lanigan, 4th Moira Hickey and Pat Arrigan. 5th Maura Quinn and Alice Lanigan, 6th Kathleen O’Shea and Finoula Walsh
HANDBALL - In the Leinster Championships on Wednesday, January 9th at Tinryland Philip Lonergan beat Michéal Busher (Wexford) in the first round of the Junior B Singles and on Saturday evening the January 12th in Tinryland Philip played the second against Aaron Geoghean (Carlow). He defeated Aaron in a close third game. Also on Saturday evening at Cullohill Julie Walsh beat Arlene Watkins (Offaly) in the third game. The County Juvenile Singles Championship was played on Friday night and Sunday morning. In the Girls U.12 Laura Foley was defeated by Noelle Dowling of Mothel. At U13 level Dearbhail O Keeffe from Kilfane in the Final defeated Margaret Foley. At U.14 Margaret Purcell defeated by Sorcha Delaney Clogh in their Final whilst atU.15 level Caoimhe O Shea was defeated by Patricia Buggy of Clogh. At U.16 Deirdre Purcell was also defeated by Kirsty Maher of Kells in the Final. In the boys U.12 Robert Culleton, U.13 Aidan Culleton, U.14 Pat Grace U.15 James Culleton, were defeated in their respective first rounds, At U.16 level Niall Walsh was defeated in his Semi Final. In the U.17 Darragh O’Shea defeated Mark Dowling of Mothel in the Final. See all the County and Leinster Fixtures on our own club website www.windgap.handball GAEL LINN HANDBALL - The Co Juvenile doubles competitions will be played on Friday evening 19th January and Sunday 21st of January . Also on Wednesday 17th January the U.13 Gael Linn rounds will be played in O’Loughlin’s. Representing Windgap will be Margaret Foley and Luke Ward. YOGA - Yoga classes for beginners will be held in Droichead Family Resource Centre in Callan on Monday evening, Jan 21st at 7pm and on Thursday morning, Jan 24th at 10.30am. Beginner’s yoga, Improvers yoga and older adults therapeutic chair yoga will be on offer. For more information please contact Marian on 086 3082450
MUSICIANS SOUGHT - Droichead Family Resource Centre are looking for volunteer musicians and dancers to start an afternoon music & dance session in for the older folk around Callan. If you are interested please call 056 77 55519 BRIDGE CLASSES - Classes for beginners will commence on Wednesday 23rd January at 8.00 p.m. in St Eoghan’s Centre, Kilmoganny. Classes will last for ten successive Wednesday’s and will cost €20. No previous card playing experience is required. For Further information contact: 087 – 2257498.
GAA CLUB NEWS - The Leinster Councils Facilities expert PJ Murphy along with the Kilkenny Development Officer Val Malone and the Event Cotrolller Seamus Reade from Nowlan Park visited Windgap on a fact finding visit on Thursday. There Club Chairman PJ Egan, Community Development secretary and Groundsman Simon Brophy and Jimmy Walsh welcomed them. During the visit they looked at the Grounds, Club Rooms, Hurling Wall, Handball Alley, Amenity area, and walkway and reviewed some of the communities Planning for the Future proposals. On the occasion there was great feedback on the facilities in place and the ideas and planning over the generations that put them there.
INDOOR HURLING - Windgap Indoor Hurling Resumed on Thursday at 6.30pm. The first session ran to 7.25pm for the Senior infants and the first class girls. It was followed from 7.30-8.25pm by the 1st class boys and all the 2nd class. On Friday evening the 7-8.15pm session was for 3rd and 4th classes.
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