Michael Dempsey RIP - We extend sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Michael Dempsey late of Tullyvolty, Johnstown. Michael passed away recently at his home in England. Son of the late Joe and Peggy Dempsey, Michael emigrated at a very young age but never lost touch with home.He visited regularly especially during the lifetime of his parents. He is the first of the Dempsey family to die and he will be sadly missed by his wife, brothers Tom, Paul, Ken and Jerry, sisters Margaret, Kathleen, Tricia and Sheila, aunts Nellie and Theresa, sisters in law, brothers in law ,nieces, nephews and many cousins in the Johnstown area. Burial took place in Johnstown Cemetery after Requiem Mass celebrated in Johnstown Church . May he rest in peace.
Congratulations - Well done to Joe Fitzpatrick, Johnstown on winning last weeks Spa Development Lotto of €16,600. Joes lucky numbers were 2,5,7,8. The winning ticket was sold in Paschals Bar. Draw this week for the Jackpot of €2000 will be held in Paschals Bar.
Cyber Bullying - Congratulations to the students of Colaiste Mhuire who have decided to fight cyber bullying. They are the first school in the area to undertake this venture and we wish them every success with it. Cyber Bullying is one of the most vicious and dangerous acts of modern technology and the sooner it is stamped out the better.
St Anne’s Camogie Club - The Annual General Meeting of St Anne’s Camogie Club will be held in Crosspatrick Hall on Friday night Feb 1st at 8pm. Considering how successful the Club was last season it is hoped for a good attendance. Everyone is welcome.
Whist Drive - The whist drive in St Mary’s last Friday night had a good attendance despite the bad weather. All proceeds donated to Bothar. The winners Bill Cuddihy, Nuala Phelan,Sister Miriam, Lauren Caldbeck, Breda Byrne, Adam Caldbeck, Tom Cooke, Albert Bailey, Michael Bailey, Michael Maher, Robert Caldbeck, Alison Caldbeck, Ada Caldbeck, Emma Caldbeck, Katie Coghlan, Laoise Holland. 13 tricks Adam Caldbeck, Emma Caldbeck. Raffle winners... Adam Caldbeck, Veronica Muldowney, Tom Cooke, James Muldowney, Nuala Phelan, Catherine Cuddihy, Gearoid Dunne, Michael Maher. The next whist drive in St Mary’s Hall will be held on Feb 8th.
Collection - Enable Ireland, Kilkenny Services , Oneill Centre will hold their Church Gate Collection on theweekend of Feb 9/10th.
Night classes - Colaiste Mhuire Night Classes on offer this Spring Term... Welding ARC (Tues) 9weeks €100, Welding TIGMIG (Thurs)10 weeks €120, Crafts(Card and gift making)(Tues) 6weeks€90, Beginners computer (Thurs) 8 weeks €85,Yoga (Thurs) 8 weeks €85, Pilates (Tues) 8 weeks €70,Computerised Accounts(Tues) 8 weeks €80,Occupational First Aid (Tues)€80,Gardening Planning (Tues) 8 weeks €85, Cake decorating (Tues) 4 weeks € 50. All enquiries to the school. Pilgrimage - Ossory Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2013... May 22nd to 27th inc. €735 pps including bus to and from the Airport.. All enquiries to Glenmore Parish Office 051880414.
AGM - The Fenians Hurling Club held their Annual General Meeting recently and the Officers are as follows.... Chairperson Willie Costigan, Vice Chairman Michael Power, Secretary Anna Ryan, Treasurer Paul Fitzgerald. PRO John Maher. The manager of the Senior Team is Eamon Sweeney, the under 21 PJ Ryan, PJ Delaney and JJ Delaney, Junior Team Paul Quinlan. The Fenians Hurling Club are holding a used clothing collection to generate finance for the Club.. All clean clothing, curtains, bed linen, etc in bags can be left at the following centres...Anna and Briain Ryans House, Jim Ryans House,Donoughmore, Barrys Bar and Paschals Bar.