Dance the night away in Urlingford

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

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

LOTTO - There was no winner in the Emerald’s Lotto draw last week so the prize fund now stands at E8,400 while the jackpot is E6,400. There were three match 3 numbers sharing E200: Jimmy Tone, Mary Cleere Snr, Mary Cleere. Five lucky dips of E20 each: Shane Ahern, Lucy Benton, Noel Tierney, Mary Farrell, Dominic. Promoter’s prize: R. Hayes.

SYMPATHY - Sincere sympathy goes to Mrs Ann Luby, St Mary’s Ave on the recent death of her brother Tom Bolger, London and New Ross, Co Wexford. Burial took place in London.

ANNIVERSARIES - Anniversaries prayed for at all Masses last weekend, both in Urlingford and Graine: Kitty Fogarty, The Islands, Patrick (Paddy) Butler, St Josephs 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.

ADORATION - Eucharistic Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place this Friday, August 3 in Urlingford Church from 2.30pm to 5.30pm. You are invited to come along and spend some time in quiet prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.

CARDS - Cards every Friday night in the Community Hall, Urlingford, more and new card players will be very welcome.

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.

CERTIFICATE IN THEOLOGICAL STUDIES - This course aims to provide general Theological Education and Formation in the main aspects of faith aimed at those who are interested in lay involvement and leadership roles at parish and diocesan level. The course duration is 100hrs part-time for over one academic year from September 2012 to May 2013. For application forms and further information contact Mr Declan Murphy, Course Director, St Kieran’s College. Email: or from or Closing date for application is August 24, 2012. Fee: E400.

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 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.