ST KIERANS ATHLETIC CLUB-On the first two Sunday’s in May, members of the Club participated in the County ‘A’ Championships in Kilkenny. Everyone did extremely well in their individual events with many personal bests’ being achieved. Of special note were Ben Guilfoyle and Mateusz Pietrzykowski who both competed in the U15 boys category. Ben received 1st in the 800m, 2nd in the 200m, 2nd in the 250m hurdles, 3rd in the 100m and 3rd in the 400m. Matt received 2nd in the 800m, 2nd in the long jump and 3rd in the 200m. Congratulations to them both on a fantastic performance and to the entire team! Members of the team over the two days included Victoria and Jack Lupton, Nonie Lavelle, Katie Bergin, Emmet and Jude McKinley, Micheàl and Kealan Dermody, Ben Guilfoyle and Mateusz Pietrzykowski. Training continues each Thursday evening from 6:45p.m. to 7:45p.m. and Sunday from 12:15-13:45 behind Colaiste Mhuire. New members always welcome.
ST ANNE’S CAMOGIE CLUB-The Leinster Minor camogie Final took place in Gorey Co. Wexford on Saturday May 12. Kilkenny V Dublin. Kilkenny will be happy with the outstanding results of Kilkenny 4-10 Dublin 1-12. St Anne’s were represented by Siobhan and Mary Corcoran on the day. Congratulations to the girls. St Anne’s U14 team played against Kilmacow in Johnstown on Monday May 14. St Anne’s will play the Rower next Thursday 24 in Inistioge at 7pm.
WEEKLY LOTTO-There was no winner of last weeks jackpot. 4 persons shared €200. The winners: Eimear Ryan c/o Ann Power, Seamus Murray c/o Richard Beehan, Pricilla Rickard c/o Dalys Shop, Michelle Carroll c/o M. Grehan. Draw this week in Pascals Bar.
ACTIVE RETIREMENT-A day trip is being arranged for Thursday June 21 to Rathwood Garden and Homeware Centre Tullow Co. Carlow also a visit the the chocolate garden close by. You dont have to be a member to travel. Give your name to Peggy Sharkey before June 9 or phone 0568838507.
JOHNSTOWN PLAYSCHOOL-Johnstown playschool are now taking names for September enrolment. Children from 2 years 8 months to 4 years participating in the CCE and CCS Scheme. For information phone 0863689177.
FIRST HOLY COMMUNION-Last weekend was First Holy Communion Weekend in Johnstown and Crosspatrick where the children received the sacrament for the first time. Johnstown children: Kevina Cullen, Kealan Dermody, John Doheny, Kady Downey, Sarah McCarthy, Niamh McCormack, Roisin Mackey, Evan Maher, Alexis Purcell, Daniel Whelan. Crosspatrick children: Chloe Beehan, Eve Walsh, Victoria Lupton, Billy Garrett, Padraig O’Grady, Gearoid Phelan, Adam Phelan. We offer our congratulations to the children, their families, parents and their teachers on this great event in their young lives.