News from Askea
WELL DONE to the Askea team of Michael & John Ryan, Ben Costello, Ben Doorley, Cathal Morahan, James Esser, Craig Bowden & Mike Nzongong who took part in the County Final on Sunday, unfortunately although they put up a great performance they were beaten by a very strong Hackestown team who won the title. Thanks to Bernard Dowling for all the coaching. We wish both Hacketstown & Graiguecullen congratulations on winning the County title and good luck in the next stages. Good luck to our u10 team in the County Final on Sunday.
The area Art Final will be held on Sunday 35pm Ages U8, U10, U12, U14, U16 boys & girls. Winners will go through to the County Final on Saturday, February 9, in the Presentation College.
Children will be asked to draw or paint a Community Games activity.
Please bring own paints/pencils with you- otherwise just colouring pencils & paper will be provided.
The Model Making Competition u10 â?“ u16 will take place at the same time, all entrants to provide own materials.
We are trying to get a Tag Rugby team together (u11/u14 mixed) and mixed table quiz team u14. If anyone is interested in playing/coaching please contact Noreen 087 9549452. Also helpers needed for Saturday, February 2, for flag day at Raths and Askea Masses on February 2 and 3. All funds go directly to help the children. Please contact Noreen.
On Saturday, February 9, at the 7pm Mass, Monsignor Brendan Byrne will confer upon Michael Hennessy (Snr) the Benemerenti Award, ( Which is a papal award bestowed upon those members of the Church who have given outstanding service to the Church.) On behalf of the Parish we would like to congratulate Michael and his family. Askea Parish look forward to celebrating this great achievement.