GAA GOLF CLASSIC - The Glenmore GAA club are holding a golf classic in New Ross golf club on Friday with the tee times of 11am to 3pm. With tee times of every eight minutes in short supply you can contact Alan Boyle at 087 6027208 or Andy Doherty at 087 9848527 if you would like to play. Teams of four cost €120 and there is also the option to sponsor a tee box at a cost of €50, please contact Alan or Andy at the numbers above.
SILVER CIRCLE - The Glenmore GAA club May silver circle draw took place in the Glen Bar recently and the winners were Richard Duggan, Dick Cody, Carol O’ Neill, Brid Fitzgerald, Noelle and Brendan Maher, Mary Grennan, Patrick Ryan, Seamus Dunphy, John and Bernie Fitzgerald, Tom Murphy, Johnny Barron, John and Joan Aylward, Richard O’ Neill and John and Mary O’ Donoghue, Well done to all the winners and thanks to all who support this monthly fundraiser.
SCHOOLS CAMOGIE -The combined national schools of Glenmore and Ballyfacey camogie team have exited the Roinn A competition for this year in the recent semi final stage of the competition. With a great series of wins up to the semi final stage it was the girls of St. Canice’s school who secured their place in the final. A word of thanks to the trainers and mentors Elaine Malone, Martina Kirwan and Una O’ Dwyer for all their time and effort and also thanks to the teachers of both schools who support the girls and also thanks to all the parents for their continued support. A special word of thanks to the girls who finish playing national schools camogie as they advance into secondary school in September. Hopefully the young girls will continue to enjoy and play camogie for their school of choice and for Glenmore camogie club and they are wished the very best. On the path to the semi finals the girls played Piltown, Thomastown, Clara, St. John of God and St.Canice’s. The panel of players from Ballyfacey and Glenmore national schools are Aoife Dowling, Doireann Sheehan, Emma Hokey, Annie Kirwan, Lily May O’ Dwyer, Chloe Mullally, Ava Roche, Elizabeth Phelan, Lauren Dollard, Rachel Heffernan, Ella Dollard, Keeva O’ Neill, Katie Doherty, Debbie Maher, Jenny O’ Donoghue, Jennifer Dollard, Marie Claire O’ Dwyer, Sophie Mullally, Maria Holden, Alison Donnelly, Charlotte Maher and Eabha Heffernan.
CEMETRY MASSES- Last Friday evening in Kilcolm graveyard the first of the parish’s cemetry masses took place in glorious sunshine and there was a good number of people in attendance. The next outdoor mass will be at Ballyveria Grotto on Wednesday(today) at 8pm followed by Kilmackevogue on Friday June 7th, Ballygurrim on June 11th, Kilbride on June 12th and the final cemetry mass in Glenmore on July 26th with all masses at 8pm. A word of thanks to those who have tidied up the graveyards and the grotto to date.
STATE EXAMS - Best wishes to the young people of the parish who start their junior and leaving cert exams on Wednesday of this week and which continue until the end of June.