Muckalee - Cake Sale next Sunday

Cake Sale - Muckalee Community Project are holding a cake sale in the community centre on Sunday the 24th of February at 11:30am (after mass).

Cake Sale - Muckalee Community Project are holding a cake sale in the community centre on Sunday the 24th of February at 11:30am (after mass).

Any help from parents or guardians baking buns, cakes, brown/soda bread, scones, tarts or desserts etc. Help also appreciated on the day. Proceeds will go towards improving and replacing toys, art &crafts etc.

A raffle will also take place on the morning for a novelty cake, tickets available from any member of staff or on the day

Muckalee top group - Muckalee footballers finished top of their group when the overcame Conahy Shamrocks at the Polo grounds Jenkinstown. Conahy wind assisted opened the scoring but Muckalee came right back into the game to lead at the break 2-10 to 0-3. The goals came from Bryan Byrne and Canice Maher and the assists from Colin McGrath. Muckalee added further goals in the second half from Tom Morrissey and John Mulhall with the assist from Canice Maher. Captain Colin McGrath was accurate througout from play and frees. Final score 4-14 to 1-7.

Team John Coonan, Noel Darcy, Oliver Walsh, Aidan Murphy, Michael Morrissey, James Maher, Martin Dowling, Paul Maher, Canice Maher 1-1, Robert Shore , Fionn Lalor, Colin McGrath 0-8, Brian Byrne 1-3, Tom Morrissey 1-1.

Subs Stephen Murphy , John Mulhall 1-1, Shane Coonan (used)Shane Egan (used), Damien Tynan (used),John Maher.

St. Martin’s A.G.M. - St. Martins AGM took place in Muckalee Community Centre on February 8th. Chairman Richard O’ Shea in his address welcomed everyone to the meeting and said it was heartening to see such a large attendance. He gave a brief account of the year’s activities and thanked all the clubs sponsors for their continued support.

He congratulated Thomas Breen on winning his first All-Ireland Senior medal with Kilkenny. Richard thanked outgoing treasurer Eamon Breen, who, due to other commitments was stepping down. He expressed gratitude for all Eamon’s work over a long number of years and for the dedication and help he gave the club as Treasurer. He also commended the great work been done by the Bord na N-Óg section of the club. He congratulated Muckalee Football club on completing their first Senior three in a row. He thanked his fellow officers and the committee for their hard work during the year. Secretary Lillian Holohan gave a detailed account of all club activities throughout the year. She extended the sympathy of the club to all members who suffered bereavements during the year. She wished our new Senior Manager Charlie Carter and everyone involved in the club good fortunes for the year ahead while thanking Sean O’Neill and his management team for their hard work for the past two years. Treasurer Eamon Breen gave a detailed account of the club’s finances. He said that the Members Draw was our main source of income and he thanked everyone who collects money and all members who continue to support the club each year. He also thanked anyone who helped with fundraising events during the year. Eamon thanked O’Shea Plant-hire and J.S Bolger for their continued sponsorship throughout the year. Guest speakers at the meeting included Fr. Martin Ryan, Lar Maher and Patrick O’Flynn. Officers elected were:

Presidents: Fr. Martin Ryan, Fr. Larry Wallace, Fr. John Delaney, Pakie Lawlor, Phil Purcell, Tom Dowling

Chairman: Richard O’Shea, Vice Chairman: John Ryan, Secretary: Breda Tynan, Assistant Secretary: Donncha Quinlan, Treasurer: Dermot Lawlor, Assistant Treasurer: Eamon Breen, PRO: Annmarie Nolan, County Board Rep: Richard Nolan, Northern Board Rep: Liam Dowling.

Senior Selectors: Charlie Carter (Manager) Aidan Lawlor, Richie McCarthy

Junior Selectors: Aidan Lawlor, Nicky Purcell, Tony Maher

Junior A Selectors John Ryan, Seamus Tynan, John Buggy

U.21 Selectors: Seamus Tynan, Martin Dowling, Richard Nolan, Conor Kinsella.

Kilquan Players - Due to three sell out nights in January, Kilquan players are putting on the play “Many young men of Twenty “ by John B. Keane for two extra nights in Coon Hall, Friday 23rd February at 8pm. and Saturday 24th February at 8.15pm. Bookings 087-2228911.

Ladies Football Fundraiser - Muckalee ladies football club will hold a fund-raiser in the form of a used clothing collection on Saturday the 23rd of February 2013. Mobile phones and books(no school books, magazines or diaries please)will be accepted also, but please put in separate bags. Drop off in Muckalee Church carpark on the 23rd before 11am please.

Sale of Work - A sale of work will take place in Ballyfoyle Community Hall on Sunday 10th March at 2pm. All support would be welcome.

Fat Cats - Fat Cats Cycling Club are holding their A.G.M. in the Cave Bar on Friday 22nd February at 9pm. Please return any outstanding 2012 sponsorship cards by the 22nd. Any queries to Paddy 087-2760628, Michael 085-1191898 or Liam 087-9582354