HURLING - The under 14 footballers produced a fine performance to qualify for the Roinn Ccounty final by defeating St. Fiacre’s in St. James Park on Friday night last. It was a great game of football all through with little between the sides. In the end, Conahy just about prevailed on a 2-5 to 2-2 score line. Their county final opponents will be either Bennettsbridge or Young Irelands with no date fixed as yet for the game.
TEAM: Cian Harding, Ciarán Rice, Karl Downey, Tommy Hennessy, Conor Blanche, Frank Gunner, Geoffrey O’Shea, Laurence Feehan,Darren Cuddihy, Vincent Brophy, Conan Dunne, Darragh Dooley, Eoin Cahill, Thomas Rice Ethan Butler, Shane O’Loughlin, Paul Healy, Harry O’Mahony, John Paul Gamble, Dylan Bergin.
The schools hurling team were unfortunate to be defeated by Mooncoin in the Allianz Cumann na mBunscoileanna Roinn B League quarter-final in Hugginstown last week. The locals led at half-time but the Southerners were too strong in the second half and were deserving winners in the end. Despite this, the team have made good strides this year and thanks must go to John Dermody and Billy Hennessy for their work with both schools teams this year.
TEAM: Alice Byrne, Hannah Murphy, Dylan Bergin, Karl Downey, Ciaran Rice, Sean O’Dornan, Thomas Rice, Geoffrey O Shea, Eoin Cahill, Jason Kelly, Darren Cuddihy, John Paul Gamble, James Kenny, John Kenny, Harry O’Mahony, Mark Gunner, Jack Murphy, Tommy Blanche, Shane O’Loughlin, Liam Healy.
CAMOGIE - Thanks to everyone who supported the camogie club’s fundraising bag pack in Super Valu, Ballyragget, on Friday last. Well done also to those who volunteered their time to help out with the bag packing on both days.
HEART SCREENING - A mobile heart screening unit, provided by Heart Aid, will visit the Polo Grounds on Saturday, June 8th. It should be of particular interest to players who wish to undertake a cardiac assessment. Further information is available by contacting Billy Hennessy, Bórd na n-Óg Chairman, on 087-7726834.
LOTTO RESULTS - The numbers in the recent Conahy Shamrocks GAA Club Lotto draw were 11, 27 and 34. There was no jackpot winner so the consolation prize winners were Mary Meighan, Mick Grace, Maria Delaney, Fionnuala Doheny, Tom McGrath and Fionan Brennan. The promoters’ prize winners were Margaret Buggy, Nora Delaney and Catherine Carroll. This week’s jackpot now stands at €6,900.
HERITAGE SOCIETY - A final few tickets are still available for the concert organised by Conahy Heritage Society on Saturday June 22nd 2013 at 8.00 p.m. in Jenkinstown Park, Kilkenny, to commemorate the bicentenary of the publication of Thomas Moore’s “The Last Rose of Summer”, which was one of his best-known works. The concert will be in the original walled garden area, within Jenkinstown Woods. Parking will be adjacent to the venue. More information at www.conahyhs.com and Conahy Heritage Society Facebook, you can also follow on Twitter@conahyhs. Tickets are €22.50, and are available from www.ticketmaster.ie. Enquiries can also be sought from firstname.lastname@example.org or Eileen Gunner on (087) 2859660.
ST. COLMAN’S N.S. REUNION - St. Colman’s National School, Conahy celebrates its 75th birthday this year and would like to invite everyone, in particular past pupils, to a day of celebration at the school on Friday, June 14th. The celebrations will begin with mass in St. Colman’s Church at 11am followed by a Green Flag ceremony at the school, marking the school’s achievement in promoting environmental awareness. Refreshments will be served and there will be a most interesting exhibit of photographs and documents from the school including old register books and 1938 folklore commission transcripts.
LADIES CLUB - Conahy Ladies Club would like to thank everyone who supported their recent cabaret in the GAA Clubhouse. The club’s annual Christmas party for local senior citizens could not take place without that support. The club would like to thank Mick, Toddy and the clubhouse staff and ask that everyone in the community continue to support the Ladies Club into the future.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL - Conahy St Vincent de Paul Society meet every month and are very active at present. For help or information you can contact their private number on 086 0519893.
EPILEPSY COLLECTION - Thanks to all in the locality who supported the recent church gate collection on behalf of the Irish Epilepsy Association. A sum of €362 was raised for this worthy cause.
BLOOD DONATION - The Blood Donor Clinic will be in the Community Centre Freshford onThursday, June 13th, between 5.00 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. Help ensure essential blood supplies by giving blood.