NO FAIRY TALE ENDING - We switched on our TVs and tuned into the Late Late Show to cheer on our own Robert Grace whose song ‘Cradhing down’ had been selected among five other songs for the right to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest. Performed beautifully by nineteen year old Aimee it was always in the running but eventually lost in a tight finish.
Congratulations to Robert for having his song chosen for such an International competition but no doubt the versatile musician and songwriter will reap the rewards in the future.
SCHOOL ENROLMENT - Parents are reminded that now is the time to enrol eligible children to attend Schoil Mhuir gan Smal. Enrolent forms are available at the schooland should be completed and returned without delay to facilitate the class allocation for next year. For further information contact Secretary Paule at 059 97 24490.
Table Quiz - A table quiz with the proceeds going to Gahan House will be held at the Duiske Inn on this Saturday night March 2nd. Tables of four cost 40euro and valuable prizes as well as numerous spot prizes are on offer, Proceedings get underway at 9pm and it is goped that the fund raiser will be well supported to enable the committee continue with their work.
LOTTO - There was no winner in last weeks local lotto draw so this week the jackpot is worth £8,300. The numbers drawn were 3,12,16 & 31. Those who received consolation prizes were Shane Doyle, Brena Kennedy Joan Delany Terry Dreelan and Eoin& Orla Fenlon.
ST. PATRICKS DAY PARADE - Its that time of the year againg and as the National Holiday approaches our thought turn to our annual St. Patricks Day Parade. Graig has a reputation for the colourful and musical show they put on every year and now is the time to begib organisind floats, walking displays and other forms of participation to make sure the standards are not allowed to drop.The parade will commence at the usual time 12 o clock and will follow the usual route from Harristown on the Borris Road down the main Street and across the Bridge to Tinnahinch. A more beautiful route couldn’t be constructed.. Once again the prizes have been generously sponsored by DUISKE GLASS. For full informationcontact Michael Carey at 087 6314505. or Mary Barry at 087 9209742.