Tuesday 21 November 2017

Community Council AGM looks back on another successful year

MOURNEABBEY Community Council AGM takes place on Monday, February 18, at 8pm in the Clyda room of the dressing rooms.

This is open to the public so all are most welcome to attend. Some of the following was achieved throughout 2012 by the community council: held AGM & Elected Executive Officers in February; held six full community council meetings throughout the year; elected new MCC members sent out nomination forms to houses in the following townlands, Burnfort, Greenhill Leim Na Leithe, Monaparson, Toureen North. Those elected were: Dan Joe Browne – Burnfort , Barty O'Connor – Monaparson John O'Connor - Toureen North.

Our new website was launched in March. Substantial effort made to have the voting in the community centre this has not been successful due to the bureaucracy of the local returning office, closing two schools when a new community centre available is disappointing.

We put in wheelchair toilet in the dressing rooms, works to continue here in the spring. We organised rubbish day in March over a weekend.

We raised more badly needed funds in April from Scrap Saturday part two. We held successful church gate and collection night in dressing rooms for walkway.

We organised quiz night in September in Conway's for the new Hedge. Thanks to help from ICA and fundraising made from floral presentation by Kay Murphy

We held successful senior citizens party. We held our second successful sports day in June.

We made a submission to the Government about the redrawing of the new county council boundaries wishing to stay in the Mallow area.


The following are the lotto results for Friday, February 8. Numbers drawn; 12, 15, 27 and 31. There was no jackpot winner.

Spot prizes: €50 - Tom Cashman, c/o Bottlehill; €30 - Ollie O'Hanlon, Clashmorgan; €20 - Dan Joe Mahoney, Knockbrack; €20 - Eamon Geerin, Lombardstown; €20 - Paddy Dorgan, Greenhill. Next jackpot €12,500. Draw takes place on Friday, February 15, in O'Mahoney's Bar, Bottlehill.


The following are the membership fees, which are now due for Clyda Rovers GAA. Non-players - adult: €40; OAP/unwaged/third level student: €20; second level student: €15. Players - adult: €80, students/unwaged: €65, second level student: €35. Membership fees can be given to any member of the executive committee.


Glenville Tournament semi-final: Clyda 0-8, Clann Na Gael 1-15

Division 3 football league: Clyda 1-6, Ballyclough 0-11

Division 2 football league: Clyda 0-11, Deel Rovers 1-11


Sunday, February 17 - Intermediate league v Valley Rovers at 2pm n Brinny.

Minor football league v Kilnamatra in Mourneabbey at 2pm.

Division 3 football league v Kilshannig in Glantane at 11.30 am.

Mourneabbey ICA

Mourneabbey ICA meeting on Thursday night, February 7, at 8.30pm new members very welcome.

Mourneabbey and Grenagh ICA presents a Cookery demonstration, in association with An Bord Bia and Lucey Butchers, Mallow, on March 26, in Mourneabbey Community Centre at 8pm. Admission €10. All welcome.

Heritage Association

AGM will take place in Mourneabbey Community Centre on February 20 at 8pm.

Election of officers will take place as well as a review of our first year. New members welcome as well as suggestions for 2013.

For more contact the heritage secretary on (022) 29827.

Burnfort NS

Burnfort NS Parents Night Out this Saturday, February 16, in Conway's Bar, music by lead singer from Allentown.

45 card drive

THERE is a 45 Card Drive on Wednesday nights from 9pm & Texas Hold 'Em on Friday nights from 9pm.


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