Thank You- John and Helen Bradley would like to give their sincere thanks to all those who supported their fund raiser in aid of St Claire’s Oncology Ward Beaumount Hospital which was held in the Salmon Pool. Thanks also to Ger and Martin Walsh who allowed the use of their premises. Special thanks to Michael Ryan for all his help and to Foley’s Varity Group who provided the nights entertainment and all their supporters. All proceeds will go directly to the Oncology Unit
Local Lotto - €2,700 jackpot was not won. 5 X €35 winners were: Lesley Murphy, Anthony Cooney, Liz Dempsey 41 Newtown Terrace, Carmel Coone and Rose Cooney
Soccer - the u13s were crowned champions in thursday night for the second year in a row despite not playing with Evergreen and Bridge Utd drawing 1-1 either side needing to win to stay in the hunt giving the locals the title but on sunday the lost out in the cup semi final clash away to bridge united unlucky to go in 1..0 down at the break. thomastown hit the bar 2mins into the new half but that was as good as it got with bridge deservingly winning 2.0 at the finish.
Eoin hayes u16s had an easy 8.0 victory away to evergreen b with cian o mara helping himself to a hat trick adam butler got 2 and Tim Cummins Danny Monks and little Aaron Kehoe also scoring.
The u11s finished thier season with 2 games on thursday they hit east end for five with jamie holden james drea patrick brennan jack holden and cian mccormack all on the score sheet in theri 5.1 win. while on sunday evening roving jack gilson hit the equalizer in a 1.1draw with evergreen finishing second to freebooters in the league.
tickets are now on sale for the schoolboys summer draw top prize is 250€ + 2 tickets to the madonna concert at the aviva stadium in july. second prize is €200, 3th & 4th prizes €100 and then four prizes of €50. tickets are €3 each or four for a tennor. tickets on sale from any club member and your support is greatly appreciated.
the pitch development committee are to hold a golf classic on the 8th and 9th of jume in gowran park team of 4 is €140 including dinner with over 2000€ value in prizes with a top prize of an overnight stay and fourball in a 4 star hotel in wexford. companies wishing to help out can sponsor a ree, green or sponsor a team. contact breda on 087-9558576 for time sheet.
best of luck to stevie norton and adam butlers u12 side when they take on lions of durrow in the cup final in derdidmus park this frdiday at 7pm.
GAA - GAA News. Family Race Night at Kilkenny Dog Track! Children Free! This event is taking place on Friday 1st June.
Sacred Medal of “Our Lady” - The holy medal of Our Lady of Garabandal is available to anyone who is sick at home or in hospital. The sacred medal was kissed by Our Lady in Garabandal on the 13th November 1965, also available for blessing is the Holy Relic of St Padre Pio for more information contact Tommy O Neill 086 3273511.
Kilkenny Community Forum - Kilkenny Community & Voluntary Forum will hold its Annual General Meeting in the Ormonde Hotel on Thursday 17th May at 8pm. This informational evening is open to all members of community and voluntary groups in Kilkenny City and County. A presentation on Local Development Plans will be given by Mr Denis Malone, Senior Engineer, Kilkenny County Council. Organisations in the county who have a community element such as the HSE, Digital Switchover Programme etc will have display stands on the night, to share their information with volunteers in the County. Light refreshments will be served after the meeting.
Thomastown Macra - Thomastown macra is a club for people between 17 and 35, their activities are sport, drama, music and agriculture to name just a few. If anyone is interested in getting involved or wants more info contact Mick on 0868359891.