Muckalee - Everyone is invited to help in tidying up Coon village

Tea Party

Tea Party

American Tea Party in aid of the Ray of Sunshine Foundation Kenya.Music and popup shops,fabulous door prizes and raffle on the night.Date :Saturday 15th June,Time:8.00pm at Castlecomer Golf Club.Tickets E10 each.Tickets available from Margaret Conway 086 8153274 and Anne Murphy 086 3062810.All proceeds raised on the night will go towards a school building project and also a feeding programme for 100 under priviliged children for one year.Your support would be greatly appreciated.


Day 4 of the county championships was held last week for senior, master and juniors and we won 29 medals.

Newcomers Sean and Liam Dunne were 2nd and 3rd in the novice 100m and with Michael Kavanagh and TJ Lawlor they came 4th in the senior 4x100 relay. In junior men John Joe Kelly was 1st in the shot, discus, hammer, 2nd in the triple jump and 3rd in the high jump. Tommy Quirke was 2nd in the shot and discus and 3rd in the hammer. Ciaran Coady and Adam Kelly were 1st and 2nd in the u16 hammer while Emma kelly was 1st in the u16 hammer. In junior women Cliona Quirke was 1st in the shot and discus and 2nd in the 100m. Grainne kenny was 2nd in the shot and Aoife Coady was 2nd in the discus and 3rd in the 100m. We won the top 3 in the junior womens hammer with Aoife Coady 1st, Grainne Kenny 2nd and Cliona Quirke 3rd, well done girls.

In the senior mens Kieran kelly was 1st in the discus and hammer and 2nd in the shot while Joe Kelly was 1st in the shot and 2nd in the discus and hammer. Murty Kelly was 2nd in the masters shot. Over the 4 days of the kilkenny county championships 29 brow rangers athletes won 73 medals. Well done to everyone.

At the Leinster championships John Joe Kelly was 1st in the shot and 2nd in the discus in the juniors. In the master m2 Joe Kelly was 1st in the shot, discus, hammer and 56lb while Murty Kelly in the m7 was 1st in the shot, discus and hammer.

Parish Cemetery Masses

Muckalee Mass on Friday 19th July at 7.30pm.

Ballyfoyle Mass on Friday 26th July at 7.30pm.

Coon Mass on Tuesday 13th August at 7.30pm.

Tidy Up-Pride of Place

Everyone is invited to help in tidying up Coon village and environs on Friday evenings beginning at 7pm.

Johnswell Fun Run

The annual fun run takes place from Johnswell Village on Sunday 16th June at 1pm. Participants can jog, run or walk the 5k or 10k routes.

Community Childcare Project’s Summer Camp

We will be running a Summer Camp for all school going children from the 12th to the 16th of August inclusive. Activities include The Olympics, Muckalee’s Got Talent, Science, Arts and Crafts, Pirates/ Beauty Day, Hawaiiam Hullaballoo, Under the Sea and Survivior. The camp will run from 9:30am-2pm and will cost 10 Euro per day 9.30am.-2pm.

Telephone 056-4440004 for further information.

Locals Lads do well for Schools All-Ireland Athletics

Congratulations to Jack Manning on winning the 200m All-Ireland Schools title and to John Joe Kelly on finishing just outside the medals in the Shot Putt in 4th place. Well done Lads.

U8 hosts Blitz in Coon

U8 blitz played in Coon last Saturday was played in glorious weather as we hosted Lisdowney, Danesfort and the Emeralds. All who were there had a very enjoyable day and the St. Martins players showed great skills and determination. Big thanks to Gerry and Paul who took on team management for the day, Tara, Martina and Bernadette for handing out the goodies and Benji for his work with the boys and girls at training, thanks also to our referees Shane Dowling, Damian Egan, Conor Fahy and Donal Coughlan.

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