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Lisdowney - Living with dementia

ALZHEIMER CAFE -Today, (Wednesday) from 11.00am to 1.00pm there will be a talk from dementia specific Health care professionals at an opportunity for those living with dementia to meet with others in a similar situation, in Harry’s Bar, Langtons. All welcome.

ALZHEIMER CAFE -Today, (Wednesday) from 11.00am to 1.00pm there will be a talk from dementia specific Health care professionals at an opportunity for those living with dementia to meet with others in a similar situation, in Harry’s Bar, Langtons. All welcome.

IRISH CANCER SOCIETY - A” Coffee Morning” will be held from 8.00am until late evening on Friday 5th April in Jacinta Fitzpatrick’s Cullahill. All proceeds in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. All are welcome.

GAA RESULTS - JUNIOR A HURLING: Lisdowney were defeated 2:8 to 3:15 by Conahy in the J.J. Kavanagh and Sons Junior A Hurling leaguelast Friday. UNDER 14 FOOTBALL: The semi final of the under 14 football league took place last Fridayand Lisdoweny were beaten by Danesfort 6:7 to 2:5. JUNIOR HURLING: Well done to Lisdowney who had a convincing win over Barrow Rangers in the J.J. Kavanagh All County Hurling league on Saturday last, 4:16 to 13 points. MINOR HURLING: The Kilkenny Honda Centre Hurling League saw Lisdowney face Clara on Easter Mondayl.

GAA FIXTURES - UNDER 16: Lisdowney meet St.Martins in the Duggan Steel Under 16 Hurling League on Friday 5th April at 7.00pm in Lisdowney. JUNIOR HURLING: Lisdowney face Graiguenamanagh Away on Sunday 7th April at 2.00pm in the J.J. Kavanagh All County Hurling league

CREENKILL NATIONAL SCHOOL FUNDRAISER - Creenkill National School Gathabawn are having a function in Mackey’s, Gathabawn, on Saturday 6th April 2013. Admission €5. Doors open at 9.30 pm. All welcome.

PILATES - Spring term for men and women begin again on the weeks beginning 8th and 13th April. Evening, morning, beginner and Intermediate classes are available. All classes are in Clontubrid. Please phone 086 6611163 to book on the courses.

PRE and POST NATAL PILATES - Enrolment for Pre and Post Natal pilates in Clontubrid is currently ongoing, In the post natal classes you are welcome to bring your baby to the class on Friday mornings. Pre Natal is on Thursday evenings. Please phone 086 6611163 to enroll.

TEENAGE CORE TRAINING -will begin again in the parish on Monday 8th,13th and Tuesday 9th and 15th April. This course is suitable for 10 year olds to 18 year olds, male and female, and is excellent for injury prevention, good posture and improving your sport. Many children currently do ‘Core Exercises’, however it is essential that they are taught correctly how to do them so that they will not do themselves harm and will benefit more from exercises they do in clubs and schools. Please phone 086 6611163 to book a place.

COMMUNITY GAMES ART - Congratulations to Conor O’Gorman and Laura O’Gorman, both of whom won through in the County Art Competition and are now elligble to go forward and represent Kilkenny at the National finals in Athlone.

UNDERAGE HURLING - Hurling has resumed for boys and girls from Under 6 up to Under 12 in Lisdowney GAA Club and will continue every Saturday morning from 10 am to 11 am. All are welcome. Children must wear helmets and shin guards.

OCCUPATIONAL FIRST AID COURSE - A Fetac 3 day Occupational First Aid Course will be held in Clontubrid, Freshford in May. It includes CPR and all aspects of First Aid icluding emaergency treatments for burns, epilepsy, wounds, fractures and choking. Spaces are very limited. The cost of the entire course €190.00. Booking and further details on 086 1985251.

ADULT BADMINTON - Monday night badminton still continues in hall at 8pm.

ARC WELDING night course starts in Colaiste Mhuire Johnstown after Easter. It runs for 9 weeks.Contact 087-9057118 to enroll

SUBSTANCE ABUSE - The South East Regional Drugs task Force (SERDTF), Kilkenny Community & Voluntary Forum and Kilkenny Leader Partnership are jointly organising a community consultation Seminar on the subject of substance misuse. The seminar will be on the morning of Friday 19th April 2013. The venue will be the Pembrooke Hotel, 11 Patrick Street, Kilkenny from 9:30am to 1:30pm. A light lunch will be served. All community voluntary interests and groups are invited to attend. Places can be booked at 051 841144.

LOVE CAKES - Please bake a Love Cake for the Home Care Team. This involves baking a cake, bringing it into Oldtown Hill Shop on high Street where it will be judged. You can then take your cake and eat it. €5.00 should be paid towards the Home Care Team. The prize for the winning cake will be to have your house cleaned, top to bottom by McCreery Contract Cleaners and your own Personal Butler for the day. This is all part of the Romantic Gathering in May.

FLORA WOMEN’S MINI MARATHON FOR LOCAL SCHOOLS - Many ladies from the parish have signed up for the mini marathon in aid of the local schools, so get walking ladies, and everyone’s support would be welcome.

NATIONAL SCHOOL ENROLMENT - All three schools in the parish are currently enrolling for the coming year. For Scoil Bhride National School, Lisdowney contact 056-8833495 or email For Scoil Naomh Fiachra, Clontubrid, contact 056 8832417 or for Creenkill National School contact 056 8832111.

LISDOWNEY GAA & CAMOGIE CLUB LOTTO - The numbers drawn in the Lisdowney GAA and Camogie Club Lotto on Monday, 4th March 2013, were 9, 11, 13, and 26. There was no winner. Match 3 winner - Billy McEvoy.

NEWS - If you would like information included in the Lisdowney notes, please e-mail notices to or text Deirdre on 086-8093647 for the months of April and May.

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