More social dancing in the hall on August 7

MASS - The Annual Cemetery Mass will be celebrated in Fenor Graveyard, Gortnahoe tomorrow (Thursday) at 7.30pm.

MASS - The Annual Cemetery Mass will be celebrated in Fenor Graveyard, Gortnahoe tomorrow (Thursday) at 7.30pm.

LOTTO - There was no winner in the Emerald’s Lotto draw last week so the prize fund now stands at E8,300 while the jackpot is E6,300. There was no match 3 winners. Five lucky dips of E20 each: Sheila Hennessy, Aiden Curran, Shem Murphy, Shem Delaney, Donna Moriarty. Promoter’s prize: Rita O’Dwyer.

ANNIVERSARIES - Anniversaries prayed for at all Masses, both in Urlingford and Graine: Patrick Burke, St Mary’s Ave; Sean Tobin, St Mary’s Ave; Ellen Ahern, St Mary’s Ave; James Burke, St Joseph’s Tce.

LIBRARY - Urlingford Library Summer Reading Challenge has started for children. Get your six library books and get gifts to encourage you along the way.

DANCING - Your next social dancing in Urlingford Hall is on Tuesday, August 7. Music by Dermot Lyons. Supper served. Come and enjoy a great night. Bring a friend.

MILL FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE - Coming up for September: Introduction to Childcare/Health Care which will work into FETAC Level 5 Health Care Support. This is a part time course consisting of two mornings a week from September 2012 to June 2013.

GRAINE DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION - Members of GDA wish to express their thanks for the very generous response they have received so far in their house to house collection in aid of the development of the hall. Envelopes are also available in the church porch in Urlingford church for those who wish to contribute to the development of Graine Hall. These envelopes can be returned to Fr Maher at any time. Receipts are available if requested.

EMERALDS C&G SKILLS CAMP - Urlingford GAA Pitch, July 24 to 26 (9.30 to 3pm). Open to U6-U14 boys and girls. Hurling, camogie, football, handball, rounders, fitness nutrition, agility skills E30. Family discount available). Contact Sinead 087 2943889 (text or call). Equipment needed: Helmet, hurley, boots/runners and shin guards. Drinks and lunch.

CARE OF THE SICK AND ELDERLY - Please contact Fr Maher if you have a relative or neighbour sick at home or in hospital and would like to be visited or added to the First Friday calls.

URLINGFORD NEWS - Anyone wishing to submit news items, club events, announcements etc can do so by contacting Gerry Grace or by emailing emeraldnews@hotmail.com Please feel free to send photographs to the email address or by passing them on to Gerry Grace and we will do our best to include them. Please note, the deadline is Sunday evening of each week.