Danesfort: Dinner time again

Dinner - The 2012 Holly and Ivy Christmas Dinner is on Friday 14th December at 7.00pm. A big demand for tickets is expected, following the success of last years event. With limited seating available, you are advised to book earlyto avoid disappointment. Tickets now on sale at €20 each and must be purchased before the event. No tickets will be reserved for collection on the night.  Booking 086 1666547.

Dinner - The 2012 Holly and Ivy Christmas Dinner is on Friday 14th December at 7.00pm. A big demand for tickets is expected, following the success of last years event. With limited seating available, you are advised to book earlyto avoid disappointment. Tickets now on sale at €20 each and must be purchased before the event. No tickets will be reserved for collection on the night.  Booking 086 1666547.

SYMPATHY - Sympathy went to the Tierney families, Cuffesgrange following the sudden death of Patrick Fiacre,Grange Cuffe, last Sunday morning. The news of the death of Fiacre, immediately spread a sense of shock and sorrow around the Parish. His remains were received in Cuffesgrange Church on Monday evening flanked by all who had the honour of his acquaintance. He was buried in Cuffesgrange Cemetery, yesterday Tuesday November 20 following Requiem Mass. Peter is survived by his wife Alice, son James, daughter Sharon, , daughter-in-law Catherine, son-in-law James, grandchildren Cillian, Oisin, James and Sarah, brothers Jim, Martin, Tony, Joe, sisters Marian, Delores and Joan, along with a host of relatives and friends.

SOCCER - Fort Rangers schoolboy’s F.C. hold a fund raising table quiz in Shirley’s bar in Kells on Saturday night, December 1 at 9pm. Parents of players are asked to support this event as monies raised are a vital part of the clubs budget for the season. Seaview Celtic tickets are available from any club committee member, costing €20. The Fort Under-11s consolidated their position of joint league leaders with a 2-1 victory against Evergreen Utd last Saturday, while the Under-13’s 100% winning start to the season continued with a fine 1-0 win, away to Bridge Utd.

WINTER WALKERS - Winter Walkers meet every Monday and Wednesday at 6.30pm in the Danesfort GAA grounds. The aim is to provide a safe place with good company for those who would like to get fit or stay fit during the winter months. If you do not get the time during the day to fit in some exercise, just come and join any evening.   Its Fun, Friendly and Fantanstic for your health. Bring torch, suitable clothing, runners and of course a friend.

SPONSORSHIP -  The official launch of Danesfort GAA Club’s sponsorship with Euromedic will take place in the Community Centre this Thursday November 22 at 7.30 PM. All Executive, club committee members and coaches of club juvenile and camogie teams are invited to attend. The club would like as many players as possible to attend to show their appreciation for our new sponsors.

KILKENNY HURLERS - On Friday November 30 from 9 PM in the Ennisnag Lounge there will be a “recognition evening” for Paddy, Paul and Richie for their achievements with the Kilkenny team this year, and will also act as a fundraiser for their holiday fund. Music by Jimmy Byrne. The evening is also recognition of the Danesfort team’s effort this year in staying up at senior level this year at the first attempt. All players and supporters are encouraged to attend; it should be a great evening.

GAA - The date and venue of the juvenile and camogie AGM have been changed. The AGM will now be held on Thursday the 22nd of November in Church Hill School Cuffesgrange at 8:30 pm. Motions etc to John Cooney on 0851135385.Anyone wishing to coach under-age hurling and camogie teams this coming year should contact Ted Walsh this week- 087/9792298

 KARATE - Danesfort Karate Club - Danesfort Community Centre every Tuesday 6.00pm to 6.45pm. The ‘After-School’ Kids Only Karate Class is for boys and girls aged between 4 years and 12 years old.  Contact Kevin 086 3668669 our website - www.budomartialartscentre.com.

GAA AGM - Danesfort GAA Club AGM will take place in Churchill National School on Thursday November 29 at 7.30. The AGM will be preceded by a Mass for deceased members in Cuffesgrange Church at 7pm.  Nomination and Motion/Recommendation Forms can be downloaded from the club’s website and must be returned to club secretary Maurice Woodcock by Friday November 23rd. There will be no November Executive meeting this month as it will be taken up by the AGM.

DRAW -The annual Seaview Celtic draw is just 3 weeks away. Once again Fort Rangers are using this draw as one of their main fundraisers for the season and would appreciate support.. Tickets can be bought from any Fort committee member.

SCRAP - Having had a very successful fund raiser last year for the Club Developments, the committee have decided to collect scrap metal again for the month of November. The target this year is to purchase the goal posts for the new pitch. If you have any old machinery, gates sheeting, tv’s, cookers, computers, washing machines, cars etc please contact: Noel Phelan 0862612639, Kieran Walsh 0868226893, Gary Ireland 0868752823, Kevin Gleeason 0868246014, Ger woodcock 0876994994, David Cunningham 0868691224. Collection points are Noel Phelan, Kieran Walshe, David Cunningham and Ger Woodcock’s yards.

LOTTO - Danesfort GAA & Parish Development Lotto,Results Week 7. October Monday Draw was held in Sheridan’s Ennisnag on Monday October 7, with the Jackpot at €1,300Numbers drawn: 9 - 13 – 26. The winning ticket was shared by Gerry and Mary DoyleCongratulations Gerry & Mary. There were no Consolation Prizes. Two Promoters Prizes: John O’Sullivan, Tom Mahony. Next Draw Monday 19 in Delaney’s Kells. Thank you for your continued support.

CUBS & BEAVERS - Cubs meet on Mondays in Danesfort Community Centre from 6.45pm to 8.00pm contact  087 9343090.  Beavers meet on Thursdays in the community centre from 6.30pm to 7.30pm contact 087 8043511.

FOROIGE - The Foroige Club meet on  Thursdays in Danesfort Community Centre at 8.00pm for teenagers 13years and up.  Contact 087 6406408 for information.

MOTHER & TODDLER - Danesfort Mother and Toddler group meet every Monday in Danesfort Community Centre from 10.30am. It is a friendly, casual morning where you and your children can come and make new friends. Refreshments served every morning. The group would greatly appreciate any used “Wheelie Toy “ donations, that are in good and safe condition .
Wheelie toys suitable for 2-5 yrs old, Contact Dympna: (086) 8322086.

GOING STRONG - Going Strong Club meet every Wednesday in Danesfort Community Centre from 11.00am until 1.00pm. The Club has a very warm and friendly welcome for new members. Admission only €5. Refreshments every morning. Contact: 086 1666547

BINGO - Bingo is held every Wednesday in Danesfort Community Centre at 8.30pm.   Contact:  086 8825821

YOGA - Yoga classes take place on Tuesday in Danesfort Community Centre 10.00am. Yoga will increase your flexibility and improve muscle tone, breathing and body posture. One can start yoga at any age. If you would like to try it, just drop in to our classes. All you need are comfortable clothing, yoga mat, blanket and small pillow.  Refreshments after each class.  Contact 086 1666547.

BRIDGE - Bridge Classes are held on Tuesday in Danesfort Community Centre at 8.00pm with Annette Kennedy, Member of C.B.A.I. Bridge Teachers Association. A knowledge of cards is not necessary. Playing regularly keeps your memory active and brain alert. If you would like more information, please Contact: 087 6601564 or 056 4441091

COMPUTERS - Computer Classes are held on Wednesday in Danesfort Community Centre.  If you are interested in learning computer skills or you want to brush up on your skills,  please contact 086 1666547. Booking in advance of classes is essential. It would be advisable also to have access to your own laptop or computer for practice.

SCOUTS - The 15th Kilkenny Fort Grange Scout group urgently requires additional adults to come on board for a couple of hours a week as Scout leaders.  We have been in operation since May of this year but our group sizes are increasing and we have a number of waiting lists.  We will also need to establish a scout group in addition to the Beaver Scouts and Cub Scouts already in operation to allow the cubs to progress into Scouts.  If we don’t have enough leaders we won’t be able to open a scout group and the cubs won’t have anywhere to move up to.  The more leaders we have on board the more children we can accommodate. Your help would be greatly appreciated.  It is only a couple of hours a week and is great fun for all involved . If you are interested & want to find out more please contact our Group Leader Rioghnach Walsh at 087 9343090 or 15thkilkennyfortgrange@gmail.com for an application form.

PARTY -Senior Citizens Christmas Party 2012 - Droichead Family Resource Centre is hosting a Senior citizens Christmas Party on Sunday, the 9 of December at 12.30pm in Droichead Family Resource Centre, The Friary in Callan. If you are 60 years of age or over, come and join us for a traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. A great day is planned which will include music, dancing, raffle etc. For further information call on 056 77 55519 ext.1